USEFUL LINKS

This section is updated continuously. If you know of interesting and relevant Training & Development websites and other resources, or if any of the links below are no longer active, please let us know by emailing info@astdgoldengate.org. Thanks!

The American Society for Training and Development, National headquarters
The mothership of ASTD websites! Everything you always wanted to know about ASTD National.
http://www.astd.org

Silicon Valley Chapter of the ASTD
Visit the site of the Silicon Valley Chapter -- one of the biggest and most active chapters of ASTD! Find out about events, and subscribe to their listserve.
http://www.astdsiliconvalley.org

Mt. Diablo Chapter of ASTD
Our Mt. Diablo chapter serves the East Bay, and offers monthly dinner meetings, frequent events, and community involvement.
http://www.www.mtdiabloastd.org

Silicon Valley Chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement
Silicon Valley Chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement (www.svispi.org) meets at Cisco Systems, 191 Baypointe, San Jose, CA. Networking starts at 7:00, with the program starting at 7:30 until 9:00. Meetings are held the third Thursday of the month. ISPI is an international association dedicated to increasing productivity in the workplace through the application of performance and instructional technologies. Directions: www.svispi.org/directions.htm.
http://www.svispi.org

Looking for volunteers or individuals eager to be trained? Enterprise for High School Students (EHSS) is an organization whose goal is to provide its student members with a positive, meaningful introduction into the workworld through part-time and temporary jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, etc. and to provide encouragment that will lead to success in their adult working lives.

The North Bay Multimedia Association: A San Francisco Bay Area meeting ground for the new media community -- where deals are made and careers are launched. Come see technology in the making, exchange ideas, find business support and socialize in a friendly and productive atmosphere.
http://www.nbma.com

TrainingFolks.com: Training and development staffing solutions. They have Bay Area listings.
http://www.TrainingFolks.com

The North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA): The North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA) is a growing network of professionals working on the design, implementation, and evaluation of games and simulations to improve learning results in all types of organizations. We believe in the value of learning gained through experience and feel that games and simulations, appropriately designed and conducted are an extremely useful (and underused) tool for creating this rich learning. NASAGA's primary mission is to facilitate the use of simulations and games and to spread the principles and procedures of interactive, experiential approaches to education, training, management, problem solving and decision making.
http://www.nasaga.org

Big Dog's HRD Link Page
Great list of links to a wide and wonderful variety of T&D and OD links. A potpourri of the usual stuff -- and some unexpected goodies like The Chaos Thinksite, the Monster Job Board, The Learning Theory Funhouse, the Thinking Page, Mind Tools, and much, much more! Great for bow-wow-wowsing. Trot right over to:
http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/hrdlink.html

The Training Registry: The Internet's Source for Training Resources!
www.tregistry.com

HR Professional Gateway to the Internet
http://www.hrprosgateway.com/www/index2.html

International Association for Human Resource Information Management
HR information management, systems issues, trends, and technology
http://www.ihrim.org

Employee Benefits Research Institute
http://www.ebri.org/

Foundation for Enterprise Development (FED net)
http://www.fed.org

Institute of Management and Administration
http://www.ioma.com

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
http://www.osha.gov/

Society for Human Resources Management
http://www.shrm.org/

The Center for Creative Leadership
http://www.ccl.org

Creative Training Techniques
http://www.bobpikegroup.com

LearningWare Inc.
http://www.learningware.com

Bay Area Organizational Development Network
The Bay Area OD Network is an evolving open community of professionals dedicated to sharing and expanding knowledge, skills and experience in the field of organizational development.
http://www.baodn.org

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