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CNY ATD established the CNY ATD Scholarship Program to
encourage and support professional development and continuing education in the field of talent development


The CNY ATD Scholarship Program is funded through
CNY BEST Silent Auction & Raffle proceeds, other silent auctions, donations,

and thank you contributions made in the name of volunteers to CNY ATD

CNY ATD has been nationally recognized for its CNY ATD Scholarship Program "encouraging and supporting professional development and continuing education in the field of talent development and addressing a need in the local community for financial support for talent development professionals to pursue professional development and continuing education."

"Winning the scholarship was a nice accomplishment for me professionally. This scholarship is truly an invaluable experience and perfect for professional growth."
Serena Jackson, 2023 CNY ATD Train-the-Train Scholarship Recipient

"Winning the scholarship and attending the Train-the-Trainer program has assisted in my professional growth. The program provided valuable knowledge, giving me a better understanding and more confidence when educating an audience."
Stacy Miller, 2023 CNY ATD Train-the-Train Scholarship Recipient

“I’m honored to have received this scholarship. The additional knowledge I gained through this training will prove beneficial to myself and those that our program serves.”
Denise MacDougall, 2021 CNY ATD Train-the-Train Scholarship Recipient

“It has been an amazing opportunity. This has been a perfect experience for where I am personally and professionally. Thank you!.”
Pamela Gratton, 2020 CNY ATD Train-the-Trainer Scholarship Recipient

"The CNY ATD Scholarship afforded me the opportunity to pursue my credential as a Certified Professional in Talent Development."
Erin Cunia, 2020 CNY ATD Scholarship Recipient

“The scholarship allowed me to be introduced to a new forum of trainers and ideas.  It allows me to network and use various tools that I would not have known about otherwise.”
Marlene Reynolds, 2020 CNY ATD Programs Scholarship Recipient

"The Train-the-Trainer scholarship and program helped me gain the confidence and skills necessary to enhance the delivery and development of our agency's staff development material.."
2019 CNY ATD Train-the-Trainer Scholarship Recipient

"I am grateful for the support received from CNY ATD, and now I have more confidence in my abilities because of my participation in the training program."

Lori Peterson, 2019 CNY ATD Scholarship Recipient

"The application process was easy and very much worthwhile! I was able to put the scholarship funds toward classes that I may not have pursued otherwise."

Cheri Green, 2019 CNY ATD Scholarship Recipient

"Thank you for the opportunity you have given me through the Train-the-Trainer Scholarship. The training has significantly helped my leadership at InterFaith Works and the community"
Gracious Moyo, Fall 2018 CNY ATD Train-the-Trainer Scholarship Recipient

"The scholarship gave our organization an opportunity to provide more impactful trainings that will benefit the entire community. We are very grateful for the opportunity."
Shana Pughe Dean, Spring 2018 CNY ATD Train-the-Trainer Scholarship Recipient

“I cannot thank CNY ATD enough for selecting me as a scholarship recipient. I am honored to be part of an organization that embraces and promotes life-long learning.”
Melissa McLean, 2017 and 2016 CNY ATD Scholarship Recipient

“The CNY ATD Scholarship provided the financial support I needed to “cross the finish line” in my doctorate program.” 
Tanya Eastman, 2017 CNY ATD Scholarship Recipient

Scholarship Committee

Julie Billings, Chair
Core Lynk
Robin Coffey
Eileen Hudack
SUNY Upstate Medical University

New Committee Members Welcome!

Upcoming Committee Meetings
1st Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30pm, Zoom

March 6
April 3
May 1
June 5


PO Box 6343
Syracuse, NY 13217-6343


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

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