Recommended Links

NOTE: These are Internet sites of workplace learning and performance related information or services. The Atlanta Chapter of ASTD does not endorse any of the organizations linked below nor are we responsible for their content.

Training and Development

American Society for Training & Development
The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) is an international organization devoted to the promotion of workplace learning and performance improvement.
Please use the Atlanta Chapter source code CH9047 when ordering memberships or other goods and services from ASTD!

International Association of Facilitators
Global community devoted to the practice of group facilitation

Southeastern Association of Facilitators (SEAF)
SEAF promotes excellence in facilitation through education, networking, and professional development.

International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI)
IBSTPI is committed to improving individual and organizational performance by articulating and promoting the integrity of professional practice through research, development, definition of competencies and education

Computer-Based Learning

eLearning Guild
Community of Practice for e-Learning design, development and management professionals Offers learning opportunities, networking services, resources and publications

North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA)
Growing network of professionals working on the design, implementation and evaluation of games and simulations to improve learning results in all types of organizations

Performance Improvement

International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
International organization committed to improving human and organizational performance.

Human Resources

Academy of Human Resource Development
Encourages systematic study of human resource development theories, processes, and practices.
Disseminates information about HRD, to encourage the application of HRD research findings, and to provide opportunities for social interaction among individuals with scholarly and professional interests in HRD from multiple disciplines and from across the globe.

Organization Development Network
Vital learning community that develops, supports and inspires practitioners and enhances the body of knowledge in human organization and systems development.

Society for Human Resource Management
The world's largest association devoted to human resource management.

Workforce Online
Human resource information covering human resource legal issues, human resource benchmarks, human resource benefits, human resource development and training and development.


Training Magazine
Training Magazine offers training and workforce development tips and techniques.


Creativity Based Information Resources
Premier site on the internet for annotated references of works focusing on creativity literature.
Hosted by the International Center for Studies in Creativity, SUNY-Buffalo State College.