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 has a peer-reviewed Best Practices and Microlearning YouTube Channel to which AECT members may submit their work and research for publication.

  • 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.

 2018-2019 Division Board Members

  • Past President

    • Jenny Bauman, Instructional Designer, GP Strategies

  • President

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

  • President Elect

    • Holley Handley, Assistant Director, Office of Academic Excellence in Instructional Strategies (AXIS), University of West Florida, College of Education and Professional Studies

  • VP of Communications

    • Ashley McArthur, Instructional Designer and HPT Specialist, McArthur HPT

  • Secretary

    • Kate Lenert, Associate Director, Research Learning & Development, Office of Clinical Research; Instructor, College of Graduate Studies, Medical University of South Carolina

  • 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

  • Representative to the Division Board

    • Brandon Moss, Owner/Principal Consultant, Instruction, Inc.

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 Brittnee Fisher at brittneefisher@sjrstate.edu.

2018-2019 OTP Meeting Schedule


August 8th, 2019 at 12 (noon) Eastern

Zoom link to meetings:


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