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Partner Organizations


The Chapter has developed agreements with a number of other professional membership organizations related to the workplace learning field and of interest to our members.

One of the benefits of these agreements is to allow ASTD members to attend programs sponsored by the following organizations at their member rates. Partner organizations also share information about each other's programs and events.

For a list of our partners' events, click on their web site below.

Portland Chapter, Association for Psychological Type
The Chapter is for anyone interested in learning more about psychological type (the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) for professional or personal applications. Objectives include the sharing, understanding, and responsible use of psychological type through meetings and workshops.


American Society of Quality - Portland Chapter
ASQ has been the leading quality improvement organization in the United State for total quality management, failure analysis and zero defects. The mission of the Portland Section is to serve the quality needs of the Portland metro area.

Columbia Willamette Compensation Group
CWCG is the go-to source for compensation and benefits information throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Institute of Management Consultants
Oregon/SW Washington Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) is an active organization for consultants at all levels of practice. We offer an array of networking and professional development opportunities. One of our primary goals is to help consultants reach the next level.

National Speakers Association - Oregon Chapter
The Oregon Chapter of the National Speakers Association is the state chapter of the premier association for experts who speak professionally. NSA-Oregon members include experts in a variety of industries and disciplines who provide resources and education for a wide range of audiences.

NW Coaches Association
NWCA is a non-profit, professional membership organization dedicated to promoting the coaching profession and supporting the professional development needs of its members.
Affirmative Action Association
This association is a non-profit, professional membership organization dedicated to providing information and education on Equal Opportunity Employment and Diversity and serves the Portland metro area.

Oregon OD Network

Organization Development Network - Oregon Chapter
ODN is a non-profit, professional membership organization whose primary purpose is to cultivate community, offer educational opportunities and provide a forum for the development and exchange of ideas for Oregon organization development practitioners.


Oregon Mediation Association
OMA is a non-profit association that has the dual purpose of providing guidance to Oregon mediators and education to the public about appropriate mediation procedures.
Portland Human Resource Management Association
The mission of the Portland Human Resource Management Association chapter is to further the development of human resource professionals as business partners.

 Society for Technical Communication

Society for Technical Communication - Willamette Valley Chapter
STC is the largest professional society in the world dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practice of technical communication.

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