ATD Colorado Chapters

ATD Rocky Mountain Chapter Members are eligible for member rates at Pikes Peak and Northern Rockies Chapter meetings. For more information contact

ATD Northern Rockies

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Fort Collins and surrounding areas

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Pikes Peak Chapter

Pikes Peak Chapter 

Colorado Springs and surrounding areas

Upcoming Events

Partner Organizations

Be sure to check out our partners' websites for their latest events and information:

For ATD RMC member benefits with our partners, see the Special Offers Blog in the Members section. 

Partner Events

    • Thursday, April 22, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MDT)
    • Northern Rockies Chapter - Virtual

    Performance Management Lifecycle

    Join us for this great session with active ATD contributor, Sarah Sprott. She shares: "Like most organizations, Helmsley's performance management process has evolved over the years. We try to ensure it's adaptive and suits the needs of everyone in our 100 person organization. I'll share our approach to goal setting, self-assessment, feedback conversations, and the dreaded end-of-year performance review." 

    Attending this session, participants will:

    1. Receive a practical, user-friendly model for the topic.
    2. Understand lessons learned  through Sarah's work.
    3. Have the opportunity to share best practices.

    When: Thursday, 04/22/20, 12:00-1:00

    • 12:00-12:30 - Performance Mgmt Lifecycle presentation
    • 12:30-1:00 - Discussion and Questions

    Where: Virtual (link sent with registration)

    About the Presenter

    Sarah Sprott is a Human Resources Manager at the Helmsley Charitable Trust. In this role, she focuses on recruiting and training and development initiatives for staff across the organization. Prior to joining Helmsley, Sarah spent eight years working in learning and development. She's designed training and onboarding programs for employees and managers in advertising and legal firms. Sarah's worked on culture development and employee engagement initiatives at big, well-established firms as well as at young, start-up companies. Sarah received a B.A. in Political Science from Michigan State University and a J.D. from Charlotte School of Law. She began her career with Teach For America, teaching 9th grade English. Her recent nonprofit experience includes volunteering with New York Cares, Hudson Guild, and Legal Outreach. In her free time, Sarah enjoys being an opera lover, foodie, and travel enthusiast.

    Please register on the Northern Rockies Chapter Website. Use the code in our special offers blog

    • Wednesday, April 28, 2021
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (MDT)
    • Pikes Peak Chapter - Virtual

    Let’s talk facilitation skills with the ATD Pikes Peak Chapter! This workshop is designed with both experienced trainers and newcomers in mind. Experienced trainers can hone their skills and pick up something new; those newer to training and facilitation can learn skills necessary to be successful in the classroom. We’ll review some basics about adult learning, talk about core competencies of awesome trainers, tips for maximizing engagement, and tactics for dealing with difficult participants. Teach-back opportunities will be made available to all registered participants.

    Facilitator: Christina Breiner

    Wed., April 28, 2021
    3pm - 6pm MT

    Chapter Members: $30
    Non-Chapter Members: $45

    Use the discount code found on the ATD RMC Special Offers Blog and register on the Pikes Peak Chapter's website

    • Thursday, June 17, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (MDT)
    • Virtual - ATD Northern Rockies Chapter

    Colorado ATD Partner Chapters

    Counterintuitive Principles that Make for Better Learning: Part 1

    This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Register for each part individually. Join for one or both sessions.

    Suppose you ran a training program last year, and you made some changes. This year, learners report that they enjoy the experience more. But did you really improve the training? Maybe not. Intuition about how to manage learning often leads us astray. Come learn about counterintuitive principles of learning, and how to distinguish training that feels effective from training that really is effective.

    Attending this two-session series, participants will:

    1. Get a peek at how your own brain works.
    2. Be better able to identify misguided intuition about how people learn.
    3. Discover how to create long-lasting learning for your trainees.

    When: Thursday, 06/17/21, 12:00-1:00

    • 12:00-12:50 - Presentation

    Where: Virtual (link sent with registration)

    About the Presenters

    Charles J. Smith (Chief Research Officer and Co-Founder) has started five companies and one foundation. He is known for inventing the royalty-free model at Digital Stock Inc., later sold to Bill Gates, and the confidence-based learning model built into Amplifire. Charles organized the Amplifire Science Advisory Board and leads the efforts to move insights gleaned from cognitive science into the Amplifire algorithm. He is a board member of Nature and Culture International, which has conserved 20 million acres in tropical South America, a co-founder and a board member of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, and previously served on the Director’s Cabinet at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

    Matthew Jensen Hays, Ph.D. (VP of Research and Analytics) has over 20 years of experience analyzing and enhancing how people learn and remember. His Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology (with a minor in Human-Computer Interaction) is from UCLA, where he worked with Drs. Elizabeth and Robert Bjork. He has conducted basic research on memory and learning, and has applied those and other findings to the design of training systems, intelligent tutors, multi-million-dollar simulators, and other educational experiences for civilian and military applications. His published articles have been cited hundreds of times and have been nominated for or won Best Paper awards at several conferences. In his role as Senior Director of Research and Analytics at Amplifire, Matt ensures that Amplifire is constantly improving in its ability to accelerate learning, impede forgetting, and diagnose users’ confidently held misinformation.

    Please register at the ATD Northern Rockies Chapter and use the discount code on our special offers blog

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