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10% Discount for Chapter Membership

October 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020


Support our chapter, use ATD Smoky Mountain Chapter

ChIP Code 4080 when making a purchase through the ATD Bookstore

  ATD Smoky Mountain chapter programs are pre-approved by   the ATD Certification Institute forcontinuing education credits towards recertification by Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credential holders.

Smoky Mountain Chapter has also gained ATD Approval to provide CEU's for Learning  Events, retroactive to January 2020.  If you need a Certificate of Attendance for previous 2020 Learning Events, please send request email with date of event to:

As of March 17, 2020, The Smoky Mountain Chapter membership is now available through the online ATD Store. By creating a one-stop-shop for those customers interested in purchasing chapter and ATD membership, the availability of chapter membership on the ATD Store will allow customers to align chapter and ATD membership end dates.

As part of this process, our member roster was uploaded to the ATD database so that ATD may identify those who have current chapter memberships. If you did not have an existing single sign-on (SSO) account with ATD, a username will be created and shared with you by email. You may use this username and your selected password to purchase products from the site, register for webinars, and more.

Thank you for helping make our participation in this program successful! Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:


ATD Smoky Mountain Chapter

Who We Are

Our members work in hundreds of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers. Members invest in their professional development by joining a network that connects workplace learning and performance (WLP) professionals in the area and across the global community.


Connect a community of professionals that champions talent development and improved workplace performance in East Tennessee.



Equip individuals to improve business results through talent development.



Chapter Recognition

We work to maintain our proud tradition of Chapter excellence by maintaining Chapter Affiliation Requirements (CARE). CARE is a set of performance guidelines designed to help chapters deliver consistent benefits to members. 

To achieve this standard, rigorous requirements must be met in five key areas: administration, financial, membership, professional development, and communication.

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Remote Learning Events:

Friday November 20, 2020

Noon - 1:00 pm ET

Topic TBD

Due to changing Knox County, TN Covid-19 Social Distancing Guidelines, location and dates of future events will be determined closer to event date.          

Attention College Students!

The ATD Smoky Mountain Chapter is proud to announce the 2020 Student Scholarship Award program.  We are committed to providing annual scholarship funds to a college or university that supports workplace learning and performance.  Our chapter provides an annual scholarship to college students whose study focuses on developing talent in areas such as:

·  Training and Development

·  Organizational Development and Learning

·  Performance Improvement and Analysis

·  Work Design

·  Human Resources


2020 Student Scholarship Application:

To be eligible for the scholarship award, college students must submit completed 2020 Scholarship Application, provide a current resume (showing education, professional experience, and achievements), and submit two Recommendation Forms to:

2020 ATD Smoky Mountain Scholarship Application.docx

2020 ATD Smky Mtn Scholarship Reference Form.docx



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