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Our Chapter strives to provide a variety of different programs and events each month.  They feature presentations on many relevant topics in the field of Workplace Learning and Performance. 

If you are interested in presenting at one of our monthly programs, contact our Director of Programs at: or Click here to contact a chapter leader.

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, January 16, 2021
    • (EST)
    • Saturday, February 20, 2021
    • (EST)
    • 6 sessions
    • Virtual

    Sessions are designed to help members prepare for ATD CPLP/APLP Certifications. This is an opportunity to share resources and study the practice exams. 

    • Saturday, January 30, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)
    • Virtual Zoom Meeting

    Join the Maryland Association for Talent Development on January 30 from 10 to 11:30 AM for a Virtual Coffee and Conversation.

    Coffee and Conversation are informal meetings where members and prospective members can discuss topics of importance to the training and development community.

    In this Coffee and Conversation, we will discuss the lessons learned from 2020 and how talent development will change in 2021. So, grab a beverage of your choice and join us (virtually) for a great conversation with your colleagues! 

    • Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual Zoom Meeting

    ATD Capability Model Overview

    February 3, 2021 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    via Zoom

    Calling all talent development practitioners! ATD recently rolled out an updated capability model that illustrates what talent development practitioners need to KNOW and DO to develop themselves, others and their organizations.

    Hear from ATD's credentialing team about how this game-changing model helps prepare TD professionals for the trends we can’t yet see and the future we cannot predict. Explore the new interactive Capability Model, which can help you harness change for your organization.

    •Understand the components of the new model - Discover the knowledge and skills that will empower the growth and development of talent development professionals.

    •Apply the interactive tools to identify areas of growth for yourself or your whole team - Assess skill strengths and gaps for development resources to build a plan to close gaps.

    •Compare skill strengths and gaps of the Maryland area TD professionals to those around the world.

    Meet Your Presenter:

    Holly Batts is associate director of credentialing at ATD, with more than 15 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Her background in developing and maintaining certification programs includes mid- to high-stakes assessments, extensive work with organizing SMEs, and a thorough understanding of the certification process. Holly has an MS in organizational leadership, as well as the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications.

    Zoom credentials will be provided in the confirmation and reminder emails.

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