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Champions of Learning!

for celebrating Employee Learning Week 2010

2010 Employee Learning Week
Blue Star Sponsor

Audio-Visual Sponsor

2010 Employee Learning Week Committee

Kathy Howard, Chair
Human Development Associates
Rita Barger,
Insight Instructional Design
Pat Costello,
Betty D'Arrigo
AXA Equitable
Brenda Grady,
ACME Planning

CNY Counties and Cities proclaimed
December 6-10, 2010
Employee Learning Week

Broome County
Cayuga County
Chemung County
Jefferson County
Madison County
Oneida County
Onondaga County
St. Lawrence County
Steuben County
City of Syracuse


Champion of Learning

* Highlighted ELW on their homepage along with several pages devoted to ELW, ELW ideas and ELW activities
* Sent several emails highlighting ELW, and included a banner on weekly emails with ELW reminders and ideas

* Obtained proclamations from several counties and cities in CNY proclaiming December 6-10, 2010 as Employee Learning Week
* Secured a ELW Blue Star Sponsor supporting employee learning

* Kicked off Employee Learning Week with a program titled 'E-Learning Trends' with E-learning Researcher and Analyst, Janet Clarey

Aspen Dental Management, Inc.

Champion of Learning

* Piloted a podcast series for office managers to bring the voices of their peers and peer successes to light

AXA Equitable

Champion of Learning
* Created daily themes reminding employees of learning and development opportunities
* Issued a communication regarding local colleges as a reminder for registering for winter college courses
* Recognized participants in an Education Celebration luncheon who took part in professional development
* Shared information on local colleges, re-energizing personal growth and development for employees
* Promoted and encouraged sign up for LOMA certifications and online courses
*  Provided detail on completed and forthcoming Lunch & Learn sessions
* Betty D'Arrigo was a member of the CNY ASTD 2010 Employee Learning Week Committee

Human Development Associates

Champion of Learning
* Devoted a page on website to ELW
* Included ELW message on email signature
* Taught a MBTI session during ELW
* Kathy Howard attended a seminar during ELW

* Kathy Howard was Chair of the CNY ASTD 2010 Employee Learning Week Committee 

Insight Instructional Design

Champion of Learning
* Included information about ELW on website
Rita Barger was a member of the CNY ASTD 2010 Employee Learning Week Committee


Champion of Learning
* Kicked off ELW with an email to employees from VP of Human Resources announcing ELW, listing accomplishments the Learning & Development department has achieved, and telling employees how education will play a key role in the organization's future
* ELW logo with an audio link posted on the HR Learning & Development website
* Organization's website showcased 2010 education accomplishments and metrics along with photos of instructors and class graduates
* Instructors included ELW banner on email signatures
* ELW posters on bulletin boards
* Poster board 'quilt' of accomplishments displayed, including photos of organization's CNY BEST Learning and Performance Award and CNY ASTD CEO Forum participation
* ELW and 2010 learning and development achievements highlighted at December HR department meeting
* Instructor attended CNY ASTD ELW program

* Pat Costello was a member of the CNY ASTD 2010 Employee Learning Week Committee

Leslie Rose McDonald
Pathfinders CTS Inc.

Champion of Learning

* Highlighted ELW in her Workplace Wellness column titled 'This isn't the time to skimp on worker training'

New Horisons Computer Learning Center
of Syracuse & Rochester

Champion of Learning
* Did a promotion 'Celebrate ELW with a Buddy' where students could bring a buddy to class at no charge
* Literature and website had information about ASTD and ELW
* Poster in break room had information about ELW
* Tweeted and facebooked about ELW

Steiger Training & Development

Champion of Learning
Supported employee learning as an ELW Blue Star Sponsor for CNY ASTD
* Announced ELW on its website
* Included the ELW banner and tag line on emails
*  Sent emails to clients, prospects, and colleagues encouraging them to celebrate ELW
* Tweeted a daily "ELW Leadership Thought of the Day"

* Presented learning services for clients throughout ELW including coaching, study groups, and a training program on setting goals
* Ken Steiger, Steiger Training & Development, attended numerous learning events during ELW including CNY ASTD program, 2 webinars and Sandler Training program

Time Warner Cable

Champion of Learning
* Kicked off week with a message from newly appointed Regional Vice President of Learning & Development
* Capped off week with a message from Vice President of Operations which tied ELW activities to recent Employee Opinion Survey as well as Company Mission and Values
* Polled leaders for personal stories on how they had been inspired by a learning opportunity, and shared these stories with the employee population.
Learning & Development Department added the ELW banner on their email signatures
* Posted ELW posters around buildings

Visual Technologies
Champion of Learning
* CNY ASTD Employee Learning Week Program Audio-Visual Sponsor

PO Box 6343
Syracuse, NY 13217-6343


Central New York Chapter of
Association for Talent Development (ATD)

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