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.

Professional Development and CEUs

ATD Smoky Mountain professional development programs are

pre-approved by the ATD Certification Institute for continuing education units (CEUs) towards recertification for Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credential holders. 

Chapter Membership

Smoky Mountain Chapter Membership is available via the online ATD Store

When making purchases via the ATD Store, don't forget to support our Chapter using the Smoky Mountain Chapter ChIP Code 4080!


Upcoming Events

08/19/2022 12:00 PM • Interactive Remote Learning Event


2022 Student Scholarship submission deadline September 30, 2022. Apply Here: Scholarship

Upcoming Remote Learning Events:

August 19, 2022    Kent Vaughn

Embrace the Change: Change Management Coping Skills

September 16, 2022

October 21, 2022

November 4, 2022  Live event to gather together for Dinner and Networking  

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