About the SIGs
ASTD NY has a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) that provide members the opportunity to connect with other learning professionals around certain interests and activities. SIGs allow members to explore the hot topics of our profession in more depth.
Descriptions and contact information is provided below for all of our active SIGs. You may also look for meetings listed in the Events section of this site.
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The Coaching SIG has been a very successful interest group within ASTD NY for several years. This SIG is for those who coach individuals and teams as part of workplace learning and development. We welcome professionals with all levels of experience who are interested in building knowledge and expertise in the coaching profession.
Co-Chair: Terri McHugh
Co-Chair: Scott Walsh
The eLearning SIG is where chapter members come together to learn about and share the latest thinking in leveraging technology to enable learning and performance. The eLearning SIG provides a safe haven to explore ideas and technology in an open, sharing environment. Meetings are held both in person and virtually to provide members the opportunity to gain proficiency and experience in various technologies and tools. We welcome members with all levels of expertise in eLearning and believe that we learn best when we learn together.
Co-Chair: Enid Crystal
Co-Chair: John Galto
NYU Higher Education
The NYU Higher Education SIG is a group created by NYU graduate students. This group brings together NYU students, students from other universities, professionals in practice, industry experts, and NYU alumni interested in the field of learning and development to collaborate, network, and share best practices. Our focus is on learning, organizational development, and higher education. All chapter members are welcome - please join us!
Chair: Allison Schieli
The Training Directors' SIG is designed for the leaders of training groups within organizations or small business who come together to learn and share best practices about the management of internal learning and performance operations. First-time attendees require pre-screening. If you are interested in joining this very distinct group of learning leaders, contact the SIG Chair directly.
Co-Chair: Michael Teape
Co-Chair: Melissa Zinger
The Transition SIG is designed for those currently in job search, or are seeking to transition from current employment to another position within Learning & Development, or are seeking to transition to a new career within Learning & Development. The Transition SIG holds interactive sessions where all are involved, and is a support network for all SIG members.
Chair: Susan Mozian