Annual Holiday Volunteer Recognition & Awards Ceremony with Paint & Sip Party

Wednesday, December 14 ~ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

We’d love for you to join us and celebrate our notable contributors over the course of the 2016, welcome our incoming 2017 board, and stay a while to express your uniquely creative talents in a Paint & Sip party with your ATD-Orange County friends! We are excited to bring in Pinot’s Palette for this exciting event!

New Member Orientation

Monday, December 12 ~ 4:30 p.m. to 5:45

In an effort to help you get the most out of your membership, we  invite you to our New Member Orientation.


At this brief one-hour meeting, we will share with you all the benefits and value that your membership can offer. This will also be a great opportunity for you to begin to connect with other new members, grow your network, meet our leadership team and have a little fun!  

Non-members are absolutely welcome! Come explore the benefits and see if membership is for you.

Special Interest Groups

Change Leadership


Getting Vocal Change-Resistant Leaders to Become Change Champions

Join us as Jennifer DePaola, a PROSCI trained and certified change leader, tells us how she successfully integrated active resisters into a company-wide Workday software implementation at Young’s Market. This change required people to radically shift in just about every way they engaged HR.

Learning and Development: Does It Need to Be Transformed? Do C-Suite Executives believe we impact organization goals?

Join us and learn:
  • Why L&D still does not have a seat at the executive table
  • Why L&D struggles (more than it should) for resources
  • Why Organizations underinvest in learning
Sweaty Palms and Tied Tongues: Dealing with Anxiety

Do you ever get anxious before important presentations, training new material for the first time...or maybe even before each facilitation you conduct? Does your anxiety sometimes keep you from getting started on your preparation, prevent you from sleeping at night, or make you tongue-tied at just the wrong moment?
So come to gain more mechanisms for handling the fear of public speaking.
Join us Tues. Jan. 10

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Join us Fri., Jan 20

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What if we rebooted the Technology and Training SIG?

What would incent you to participate in a 2017 release of the ATD OC Technology and Training Special Interest Group?

eLearning how-to's?  Should we drill into mLearning?  What about informal learning via social media?  Or perhaps there's something else you'd love to learn about?

Let us know!

Our Community Conversations

Thu, December 01, 2016 5:48 PM • Paul Venderley
Thu, October 27, 2016 1:56 PM • Denise Ross-Admin
Wed, September 07, 2016 2:19 PM • Denise Ross-Admin

Volunteers Wanted!

Fri, August 12, 2016 8:57 PM • Kathleen Ashelford
Fri, August 12, 2016 8:51 PM • Kathleen Ashelford

Upcoming events

Mon, December 12, 2016 4:30 PM • DoubleTree Club Hotel, 7 Hutton Centre Dr., Santa Ana, CA
Wed, December 14, 2016 6:00 PM • DoubleTree Club Hotel, 7 Hutton Centre Dr., Santa Ana, CA
Mon, January 09, 2017 10:00 AM • Webster University, 32 Discovery, Irvine CA 92618
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