A one-time stipend of $1,000 will be given to the applicant chosen by the ATDChi Award Selection Committee. The winner will also receive a one year membership to ATDChi, the publication of a blog article in Training Today, as well as a commemorative award plaque and attendance as a guest at the ATDChi’s annual Holiday Dinner in December.
Award Criteria and Qualifications:· We must receive this completed application by Friday, November 3, 2017. We will notify the selected applicant of our decision no later than Monday, November 27, 2017.· You must be currently enrolled in a program pursuing a degree (undergraduate or graduate) relevant to the Learning & Performance profession. · You must be a full-time resident within territorial jurisdiction of the ATDChi (Chicago to the Wisconsin border in the north, to Indiana in the south, and to Aurora/Elgin in the west).· You are not required to hold ATDChi membership at the time of your application; however, part of the selection criteria will assess the applicant’s commitment and plans for involvement in professional organizations such as ATDChi. Dr. Deborah Lavin ColkyDeb Colky had a long and very successful career in the workplace learning and performance profession as a consultant, business owner, and as director of Roosevelt University’s graduate program in Training and Development. Her strong passion for equipping students and her commitment to the profession as a long-time ATDChi Board Member remain an inspiration for those who share that passion for and commitment to the field. Deb passed away from a sudden illness in January 2007, and this award has been created in her memory to go to a promising student who shares the same enthusiasm and knowledge of the profession that Deb possessed.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSPlease be concise in your responses.Please review your responses before you submit the form. You will not be able to revise your answers after submission.