Causes: Job Training
Mission: Astd is a professional membership association whose purpose is to serve society by helping individuals, organizations, and government develop a skilled workforce. With a mission to empower professionals to develop knowledge and skills successfully, astd provides education, research, and professional development for those in the training & development field.
Programs: Educational programs: this department constructs and delivers the educational content for conference, seminars, workshops, and in-company training on all aspects of training development and performance issues.
conferences and expositions: astd's conferences, expositions, and seminars provided the most current information, along with collaborative activities for attendees from around the world. The annual astd international conference and exposition is the preeminent world forum for presentation and discussion of new issues and practices in learning and performance. The astd techknowledge conference and exposition brings together the worlds of technical training and learning technologies into one venue.
publishing: insights into best practices, analysis of trends, the latest ideas in the field, practical how-to guidance, and information on products and services are features in astd publications and books, the monthly t+d magazine, the online learning circuits, research reports, the practical info-line series, and other publications.