ďAs I transition into my second career I cannot think of a better organization for membership and volunteer work than ASTD. It is a good way for me to stay current on best practices in the industry and to network, learn and be challenged by professional colleagues.”
Steve Slover, member since 2005
By accessing this page, you have already thought about many
of the reasons you should join ASTD. You are one step closer
to becoming part of a worldwide community of
Training and Development professionals. Whether you are
brand new to the industry, responsible for training in your
organization, or on your own, ASTD has something for you and
YOU have something for ASTD.
Benefit highlights include access to top national and local speakers as well as the latest topics in our professional development series taught by high caliber instructors. We
offer discounts on office products, opportunities to attend events of affiliated organizationís programs at member rates, and many other resources to help you stay on
the cutting edge of training and development field. And, of course, we realize how important networking is in our careers, so we offer many opportunities and methods to network with other training professionals. Whatever you are looking for in a professional organization, we are confident you will find it in ASTD.
Our Chapter serves Oregon and southwest Washington with
in-person programs and activities in the Portland metro
area, Bend, Salem and Eugene. The CascadiaForum (bulletin
board system) brings together members from all over our
Go ahead and take the next step - read about all of the
wonderful benefits of membership OR click here to listen to our 4 podcasts about membership.
After you have read through our member benefits, all you
need to do is JOIN.
Go ahead. It's easy. Find out what you can offer. You will
get far more in return from this great organization.