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Who We Are

We are the Capital Region Chapter of the Association for Talent Development. We help individuals and organizations develop knowledge and skills for success. Anyone who is involved with workplace learning and performance can find resources and networking opportunities through CRATD.  We offer resources to all industries and roles to help you with:

  • Communication
  • Employee development
  • Leadership
  • Organizational change
  • Talent management & career planning
  • Training
  • Technology
  • Science of Learning
  • Special Interest Groups (SIGs)


Welcome to the newly rebranded Capital Region ATD!  We are an organization of learning and development professionals focused on creating a future ready workforce.  This new website is the first step in an exciting new wave of change for our association.  I invite you to get involved in the learning and networking opportunities offered by our chapter.

Schyler Houck, SPHR
President, CRATD


January Workshop - Knowledge Management

This interactive program will give participants tips and proven practices for enhancing employee's full knowledge of your business while increasing commitment to professional development.

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Member Spotlight

Meet Dawn, Branch Development and Training Specialist for Greylock Federal Credit Union!

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Employee Learning Week

Employee Learning Week is an awareness campaign highlighting the important connection between learning and achieving organizational results.  ELW is December 3-7, 2018!

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Corporate Members

Corporate members demonstrate outstanding support for Chapter activities and a dedication to learning and development among their employees and the community.  Find out more here.


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