Are you thinking about the future?
On Sept. 22, IACET's Symposium will explore how companies are thinking about succession planning and what type of training may be needed to sustain your company into the future. Is your organization ready? Join us to hear from leading organizations such as the American Management Association, Habitat for Humanity and Rotary International and find out how they are address the future leadership challenges and opportunities. More
IACET request for research proposals
IACET invites grant proposals for the Grover J. Andrews Research Award. The grant is available to graduate students, faculty and practitioners in the field of continuing education and training. IACET established an endowment fund to support the Grover J. Andrews Research Award to recognize Grover J. Andrews, Ed.D. for his visionary leadership and profound contributions to research in the field of continuing education and training. More
Community colleges step in to fill 'skills gap'
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Contrary to popular belief, there are plenty of job openings out there. Problem is that there aren't enough Americans trained to do them. Community colleges and companies are hoping to change that. The two groups, with encouragement from the Obama administration, are deepening their alliances to better prepare students for jobs ranging from health care to manufacturing to retail. More
IACET announces new Board of Directors
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training would like to congratulate the following members on their recent election to the Board of Directors. More
Congratulations to our IACET Authorized Providers
Congratulations to the following organizations that were approved in July 2011. More
Standards boost business campaign gives US companies competitive edge
More than 80 percent of global commodity trade is impacted by standards and conformance – that translates to more than 13 trillion business dollars each year. Numbers like these clearly demonstrate the powerful advantage that companies gain in the global market by exerting their influence and actively participating in standardization. More
IACET on the go...
IACET will be exhibiting at the following industry conferences in the coming months. If you are planning to attend, please stop by our booth to say hello.
1. Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) – Sept. 8-10 in Pittsburgh.
2. Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) – Nov. 8-11 in New Orleans.
GM biggest recipient of job-training grants
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General Motors received nearly $17 million in job-training grants from the state of Tennessee nearly three years ago, tapping an unexpected source of cash at a time the automaker teetered on the brink of collapse, according to a published report. Those grants made GM the biggest single recipient of cash for job training from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, according to a database obtained by The Tennessean. More
IACET AP Workshop
Sign up for a one-day AP workshop today. You will have an opportunity to interact with your fellow continuing education and training professionals and also learn how to apply the Standard within your organization.
For additional information and registration details, please click on the links below.
Aug. 23 - Chicago, IL
Sept. 21 - Washington, DC
Oct. 7 - Cincinnati, OH
Nov. 7 - La Mesa, CA
Dec. 9 - Fairfax, VA
IACET AP Spotlight
Would you be interested in sharing about your organization and experiences with IACET and your fellow Authorized Providers? Well this is your opportunity to shine and connect with your peers in the continuing education and training field. Simply download and complete the questionnaire below and submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IACET Spotlight of the Month Questionnaire