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  December Webinar Program

Power of Persuasive Communication



Presented by Laura Wall Klieves



Laura Wall Klieves is the VP of Marketing and Academy at Duarte, Inc., where she oversees workshop content and design, as well as the facilitation and sales teams. Laura is an accomplished speaker, delivering presentations focused on visual storytelling and best practices at conferences including Training Magazine, Association of Training and Development, the eLearning Guild, and to global brands including Hilton, Katar, SAP, and McAfee. She’s a third-generation San Franciscan, second-generation graduate from San Francisco State University, and a proud Girl Scout AND Boy Scout leader for her daughter and son.”


 Developing effective visual aids that support the learning process is critical to effective training programs. But does your mind go blank when you sit down to generate ideas? Do you struggle with how to incorporate data into coherent persuasive slides? Do you have SME’s that want too many words in the slide deck? The Power of Persuasive Communication webinar summarizes key points in the Duarte Visual Story™ methodology. Learn how to create training that connects to your audience and positively impact your learners. At the end of the hour, you will have actionable steps to change your approach to communicating persuasively.

Please click on the registration link to the right to learn more about the learning objectives and program outline.


2016 Election Results

ATD Valleys of Virginia is proud to announce the results of our 2016 Board Elections.  The following will serve on the board in 2016:

President                    Kristina Barkhouser

VP Marketing             Laura Croft

VP Membership         Kim Novak

VP Programs               Phil Hull

VP Technology            Laura Francis

Historian                      Lillie Stevens

Member-at-Large       Maribeth Greenway

Member-at-Large       Kim Hylton

Member-at-Large       Jennifer Leake

Upcoming Programs/Events

Upcoming events to be announced soon!

2016 Program Dates:

  • March 18, 2016
  • June 17, 2016
  • September 16, 2016
  • November 18, 2016

Also, stay tuned for more information on our upcoming web based events and networking socials for 2016!  It's a great year to be a member of ATD Valleys of Virginia Chapter!

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