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Baby boomers keep learning with continuing education classes
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Clarice Belcher is 58. She taught English at community colleges, worked at a newspaper, and never thought much about economics. But her life partner is interested in the subject, so Belcher decided to enroll in an economics class at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Emory University in Atlanta. "Honestly, at the end of that class, I said, 'This is not rocket science. I can do this. I can understand this. I can learn this.'" Belcher says. More

2011 IACET Symposium and Awards Reception were big success
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The IACET Symposium and Awards Reception held on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel in Washington, DC was a big success. IACET would like to thank all of those who attended. Click on the links below to view the photos taken from the events.

Symposium Photos
Awards Reception Photos

IACET announces new Board of Directors
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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
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The following organizations were approved or renewed in September:

Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences Inc. — Toronto, Canada
American Library Association — Chicago, IL
Child Care Services Association — Chapel Hill, NC
ENERGY worldnet, Inc. — Decatur, TX
Gravitec Systems, Inc. — Bainbridge Island, WA
Institute for Public-Private Partnership — Arlington, VA
Just Kids Diagnostic and Treatment Center — Middle Island, NY
Nautilus World, Ltd. — Houston, TX
New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services — New York, NY
The Federal Election Commission — Washington, DC

Your brain, your leadership: A new call to action
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The challenges of 21st century leaders are played out in today's arenas of a struggling economy, natural disasters, global unrest and political contention. This is not all gloom and doom for the healthy leader who has a sense of himself/herself through the power of awareness that is sharpened by a focused attention. Such a leader is critical to an organization that continues to grow through its innovative creativity. More

Instructional design: Learning meets technology
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The rapid pace of business has changed how we build a knowledgeable workforce. Technology-based learning provides the tools to support their new needs. There is no longer a fixed and predictable way to design and deliver learning. Instructional designers continue to identify and utilize technologies in innovative ways to maximize the impact of both learning content and delivery. More

More US companies having difficulty attracting critical-skill employees
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With the U.S. economy still unsteady, most U.S. companies are finding it relatively easy to attract or retain workers, with one major exception — critical-skill employees. A new survey from global professional services company Towers Watson and WorldatWork, an international association of human resource professionals, shows that for the second consecutive year, the number of U.S. companies having difficulty finding and keeping critical-skill workers has increased. More

IACET AP Workshop
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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.

Nov. 3 – Richardson, TX
Nov. 7 - La Mesa, CA
Dec. 9 - Fairfax, VA

IACET AP Spotlight
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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

IACET Spotlight of the Month Questionnaire

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