Train-the-Trainer workshop Aug. 13

Posted Online: July 14, 2014, 1:47 pm
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Press release submitted by Molly Brown.

The Association for Talent Development Mississippi Valley Chapter (MVCATD), an affiliate of ASTD (now ATD), the world's largest association dedicated to the training and development profession, is conducting a special half-day Train-the-Trainer workshop 8 a.m. to noon, Aug. 13, at the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, Davenport.
This workshop is great for 1st time trainers, seasoned trainers who want a refresher, or managers who are responsible for training activity.
The workshop features presentations by MVCATD Board Members, Stephanie Hurley, Brad Stoefen, and Molly Mekus. Attendees will learn how to facilitate effective training sessions and how to utilize the ADDIE instructional design model to enhance training initiatives. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their facilitation techniques while being video recorded. The video will be saved to a flash drive for participants to take with them.
Visit to register. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.

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