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The Value of ISPI Chapters by ISPI Future, Current, and Past Presidents

The Value of ISPI Chapters by ISPI Future, Current, and Past Presidents

Since 2011, I have asked chapter leaders to share their stories, techniques, and experiences in the “Chapter Corner.” To end the year, I wanted to give voice to a different group: ISPI presidents. I asked several to explain in their own words the value of ISPI chapters. Here are their responses listed in no particular order. However, I do note that Mary Ellen, our current ISPI President, has the concluding words.

ISPI Announces Outstanding Human Performance Communication Awardees

ISPI Announces Outstanding Human Performance Communication Awardees

ISPI’s Outstanding Human Performance Communication award recognizes an outstanding article, book, curriculum, course, or workshop that enables individuals or organizations to achieve excellence in human performance technology. In this category, five communications were selected for the prestigious award. The winners will be honored at THE Performance Improvement Conference, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Indianapolis, IN.

What Is Performance Consulting? “I know it when I see it.”

What Is Performance Consulting? “I know it when I see it.”

As we discuss performance improvement practices, we continue to chase an elusive definition of what we mean by “performance consulting.” Some colleagues in our field have provided a standard definition (Jim and Dana Robinson), while others suggest that “performance consulting means something different to every person and every organization” (Judith Hale). Indeed, within my education organization at CA Technologies, we have seen firsthand how difficult it is to craft a usable definition with which everyone can live. I am sure others have experienced the same.

New SkillCast Season Announced!

New SkillCast Season Announced!

Are you finding it a challenge to keep up, professionally? Looking for recertification points for your CPT? Need a brown bag educational opportunity for your team? Got a stack of books and articles you keep meaning to get to? Let ISPI provide that vital professional boost though our webinar programs. A SkillCast is a 60-minute webinar designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of the performance improvement professional. Each month, ISPI will feature the latest thinking from the experts you rely on for your continued professional development. In just an hour, you’ll come away with new ideas, perspectives, and tools that you can put to work immediately.

<em>Performance Improvement Journal</em>: Special Issue–Standards Transcend Borders

Performance Improvement Journal: Special Issue–Standards Transcend Borders

Welcome to the special September issue of the Performance Improvement journal (PIJ). This issue of the journal discusses Standards Transcend Borders, specifically applying skills without boundaries and finding a common ground around the globe. This great issue is loaded with must-read articles from Judith Hale, Janet Annan, Deborah Barrett, Virginia Schmid, and many more.

Interview with Judith Hale

Interview with Judith Hale

Judith A. Hale, CPT, PhD, and ibstpi Fellow, is a successful human performance technology (HPT) consultant to both public and private sectors and has been an active member of ISPI for more than 25 years.

From the Board: Memories, a Celebration, and a Call to Action: A President’s Reflection on the 2012 Conference

From the Board: Memories, a Celebration, and a Call to Action: A President’s Reflection on the 2012 Conference

By now you should know that 2012 is ISPI’s 50 anniversary. It is also the 20th anniversary of our handbooks and the 10th of our certification. A lot has happened in the last 50 years and I’m delighted at the opportunity to share my reflections on how the 2012 conference honored our past while providing direction for the future.

Book Review: Performance-Based Certification–How to Design a Valid, Defensible, Cost-Effective Program

Book Review: Performance-Based Certification–How to Design a Valid, Defensible, Cost-Effective Program

I reviewed this book through the lens of more than 37 years in emergency services, specifically the fire service. Certifications are a significant part of the fire service, as opposed to degrees from institutions of higher learning. Hale’s book hits a home run by providing us with a long-awaited reference book about the nuts and bolts of performance-based certification.

ISPI Presidential Citations

ISPI Presidential Citations

Each year, ISPI’s President chooses members to recognize as invaluable to the success of his or her presidency. Many people have contributed over the past year; however, the following people have made significant contributions including pulling together the 50th celebration, spearheading work on the CAGC, fostering our relationships with leaders in developing markets, promoting ISPI in other professions, and stewarding the work of key committees.