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Employee Learning Week - Recognizing, Promoting and Celebrating Commitments to Learning

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal proclaims Employee Learning Week

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal with Greater Atlanta area learning leaders

Chapter / Georgia learning leaders meet with Gov. Nathan Deal! Left to right: Mark Myette, CPLP, 2011 President,  Denise Hall, Director, Sales Organizational Development - cBeyond, Deborah Covin Wilson, CPLP. SPHR , Director, Organizational Dev and Consulting Services - Georgia State University, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Thomas Spahr, Vice President of Learning – The Home Depot, Craig Goodwin, CPLP, Senior Director - Rollins, Doug Dell, Senior Vice President - eLearning Services - Crawford & Company, and Steve Maul – 2011 President-Elect / 2012 President.

Read the proclamation    News Release

Employee Learning Week (ELW) is the time dedicated annually to recognize organizations that are committed to learning. The campaign is aimed at business leaders to help them "realize that the most important asset in a knowledge economy is talent and that a skilled workforce is the key to realizing results." (Tony Bingham, President, ASTD).

Participating organizations are designated as ASTD Champions of Learning and receive awards as part of a community and state wide PR campaign aimed at business, governmental and professional leaders.

Learn more:

We are proud to announce the 2011 Champions of Learning:


Global Learning Center - Project Description

Supporting Materials: Global Learning Center FlyerNews Release ; Service Manager Flyer ;
Service Manager Training Mailer


Leadership Intern Program - Project Description


Leadership Development - Project Description

BeavEx Incorported

Employee Learning Week Challenge - Project Description

Board of Regents, University System of Georgia

Executive Leadership Institute and Professional Development Consortium
Project Description ; Executive Leadership Institute brochure

Booz Allen Hamilton

New Mentor Match Tool - Project Description

Cabot Corporation

Cabot Values Workshop

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Improving Employee-Supervisor Communication at CDE - Project Description

Cobb County Government

Recognizing Those Who Teach - Project Description


Corporate Manager Training Program - Project Description

East Alabama Medical Center

New offerings of numerous educational and developmental opportunities for staff - Project Description

Supporting documents: Training DirectoryAnnual Report

Georgia Institute of Technology

Automated processes for procurement, travel and expenses, and time management.
Project Description

Georgia State University

Computer training for all employees and a “bootcamp”  with a focus on compliance.
Project Description

Supporting Materials: Training Newsletter: Summer 2011, Fall 2011
Wellness Calendar

Hansgrohe North America

Ongoing committment to learning; Hansgrohe’s Aquademie - Project Description

Home Depot

Distance Learning, Home Depot University (HDU), and the new learning management system
Project Description

Insurance House

Submitted in partnership with Remillard and Associates.
Service Excellence Program - Program Description
Supporting documents: The Customer Experience: You Make the Difference ; Ongoing Role of the Customer Service Champion

Kennesaw State University

Rosetta Stone Program - Project Description


Sales Training Program - Project Description


Benefit Coding Academy - Project Description

Pacesetter Steel Service Inc.

Learning leadership and Corporate University - Program Description

Project Time & Cost 

Company university and certification program - Project Description

Select Merchandising Services

Excel Skills for Managers Training - Program Description
Supporting documents: Handout ; PowerPoint Presentation

State of Georgia - Department of Labor

Ongoing Committment to Learning During the Year - Program Description
Supporting Document: E-Learning Design Standards

State of Georgia, Department of Revenue

Department of Revenue (DOR) Leadership Conference - Project Description

State of Georgia - State Personnel Administration

Executive development- assessment, coaching, action learning and ROI

Project Description     PowerPoint Presentation

Superior Essex

Project Description
Supporting Materials: Door Hanger ; Tee Shirts ; Superior Learning Logo

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

Training Provider program - Project Description

Zaxby's Franchising Inc.

Project Description

How to take part

Submissions are now closed until next year. Thanks to everyone who submitted their Champion of Learning stories.

Questions or more information? Email us at ELW2011@astdatlanta.org.

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