ATD Recognizes the Southeastern Virginia Chapter in Its "Sharing Our Success" Program

Hampton Roads, VA, February 27, 2017 --( The Southeastern Virginia of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, was recognized for its submission to the ATD “Sharing Our Success” (SOS) program. The national SOS program identifies best practices among local ATD chapters and uses them as models for other chapters.

Jeffrey Gehris, Chair of ATD’s Chapter Recognition Committee said, "This recognition honors the Southeastern Virginia’s best practice that demonstrates its commitment to managing a successful organization as well as advancing the talent development profession at the local level. We are excited to honor the chapter with ATD's SOS recognition."

The Annual Conference provided members the opportunity to participate in a day of learning. A day where they were able to network, gain professional and career development and improve their performance by using the information they learned.

About the Southeastern Virginia Chapter
The Southeastern Virginia Chapter of ATD is the primary professional organization for workplace learning and performance professionals in Hampton Roads. Formed in 1975, it's proud to be one of the oldest ATD regional chapters. SEVA ATD today is stronger than ever with a committed board and supportive members together creating new ways for local training professionals to grow and excel in the training industry.

Our events take place on both the Peninsula as well as the Southside of Hampton Roads and offer dinner events, luncheons, mixers, and workshops.

As the field of training cuts across multiple industries, SEVA ATD strives to partner with other local professional organizations (such as ISPI, SHRM, and NSA) to build upon common areas of expertise.

SEVA is a CORE approved chapter of The Association for Talent Development (ATD).

About ATD
The Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. These professionals help others achieve their full potential by improving their knowledge, skills, and abilities. ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector. ATD supports the work of professionals locally in 108 chapters, international strategic partners, and global member networks. Started in 1943 as the American Society of Training Directors, this organization evolved to become the Association for Talent Development. As the scope and the impact of the training and development field has grown, the profession’s focus has broadened to link the development of people, learning, and performance to individual and organizational results. For more information, visit
Marcia Stewart-Downing