Organizational Training & Performance Division

Welcome to the Division of Organizational Training and Performance!

Division Mission

The Division of Organizational Training and Performance strives to bridge the gap between research and practice, facilitating communication, collaboration and sharing between academics, students and practitioners across multiple disciplines interested in applying current theory and research to training and performance improvement initiatives

 Division Initiatives

OTP brings a variety of initiatives into fruition every year:

  • The division offers annual awards for both research and practice endeavors.

  • Division-sponsored webinars are hosted throughout the year featuring relevant and timely organizational training and performance topics.

  • OTP members submit proposals every year to the AECT International Convention to share and showcase their research, best practices, knowledge on trends and issues, workshops, and other relevant work.

 2019-2020 Division Board Members

  • Past President and Current VP of Communications

    • Brittnee Fisher, Public Services Librarian, St. Johns River State College

  • President

    • Holley Handley, Assistant Professor, Instructional Design and Technology, University of West Florida, College of Education and Professional Studies

  • President Elect

    • Mohan Yang, Purdue University, Learning Design and Technology 

  • Convention Planner

    • Jenny Bauman, Instructional Designer, GP Strategies

  • AECT Board Representative

    • Nancy Hastings, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean, University of West Florida, College of Education and Professional Studies; Chair, Department of Instructional Design and Technology

Join Us!

Current AECT members can click here (direct link: https://mms.aect.org/members/projectinfo.php?org_id=AECT&z_project_id=3613133) to join the Division of Organizational Training and Performance; when the page loads click the Sign Up icon to join.

If you are not a member of AECT then you can join today by visiting the AECT home page (direct link: https://www.aect.org/) and clicking Join Now in top, right corner of the screen. Once you are a member of AECT, visit the Division of Organizational Training and Performance to join the division. Access the division page by going to the AECT home page (https://www.aect.org). After the page loads, click on the About Us heading; then click on AECT Divisions. Scroll through the alphabetized list until you find the Organizational Training & Performance and click on the text. You have now located the OTP page!

For additional information please contact OTP President Holley Handley at hhandley@uwf.edu.

2021 OTP Meeting Schedule

Division Meetings will be held the 3rd Wednesday of each month. 6:00pm Central time.

Zoom link to meetings:

Educational Partners