Regional Webinar Series 2024, S6: Strengthening Development – tools and methods to support employee growth"

  • 26 Jun 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Zoom


  • Pittsburgh chapter members may register for free and bring one guest for free.

Registration is closed

Host Chapter: Greater Philadelphia ATD

Strengthening Development – tools and methods
to support employee growth

About This Event

As talent development professionals we are tasked with supporting our employees as they look to grow in their careers either through their leaders or through our help.  This program will provide you with an opportunity to reflect on some of the building blocks of what motivates people to do their work and then focuses on tools and methods to create action.  The foundation for the program is the CliftonStrengths where employees and leaders should leverage their existing talents to ensure their success.  You don’t need to complete the assessment to participate.

The overview of the program is:

  1. Overview of Performance, Motivation and Development
  2. Tools and Methods to help
  • Describe why fostering clarity on Expectations is important
  • Recognize Activities that High Performing Managers can complete and ways to motivate and appreciate Direct Reports
  • Utilize Personal Behaviors that enhance individual development

About the Speaker

Heather Kay

Heather Kay, Wonder Woman of Strengths

Heather Kay has been an HR professional for over 20 years focusing on how to elevate others as they achieve success others through learning & development and talent management programs.  She has worked in numerous industries such as security, healthcare, insurance, and education.

Heather is a Gallup certified Strengths-based Coach which is where she spends most of her time coaching and facilitating workshops for teams and organizations.  Her official title is the “Wonder Woman of Strengths.”  She is also certified in Ken Blanchard’s SL2 program, A Situational Approach to Leadership, administers and delivers the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and facilitates a Team Effectiveness Survey and Action Planning session. 

Heather received her BA from Lehigh University, an M.Ed. from the University of South Carolina and a certificate in Training and Organizational Dynamics from Temple University.  She lives outside of Philadelphia with her husband and two children. She is also a huge University of Wisconsin fan as her husband graduated from there, her daughter is currently there (’25) and her son will attend in the fall (’28).

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ATD Recertification Credits

The Pittsburgh Chapter of ATD is proud to participate in the ATD Regional Webinar Series. This collaboration of nine ATD chapters is bringing together the best of our networks to provide world class presenters and content usually on the last Wednesday of each month. We look forward to sharing these webinars with you throughout 2023.

Talent Development Capability Model Alignment

Building Personal Capability:
Lifelong Learning

Developing Professional Capability:
Career and Leadership Development



ATD Mid-Atlantic Regional Webinar Programs are pre-approved through the ATD Greater Philadelphia Chapter by the ATD Certification Institute for continuing education credits. These credits are based on the ATD Capability Model may be applied towards recertification by Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credential holders. This program: 1.25 credits.

ATD Regional Webinar Series Information

The ATD Pittsburgh Chapter is proud to participate in the ATD Mid-Atlantic Regional Webinar Series. This monthly webinar series is offered by the ATD Mid-Atlantic Chapters – Regional Programs Consortium which is comprised of the following nine ATD chapters:

  • Appalachia 
  • Central PA
  • Greater Philadelphia 
  • Long Island
  • Maryland 
  • Mid NJ
  • New York City 
  • Northern NJ
  • Pittsburgh

Cooperatively, these chapters bring together the very best speakers from around all our networks to provide world-class presenters and content!

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Greater Than 72 Hours Prior to Event

Participant please email to request refund.

In email, participant to request refund paid towards future event within the next six months or money refunded.
If money is refunded there may be a small processing fee
Less Than 72 Hours Prior to the Event
No refund will be issued less than 72 hours prior and including not showing for the event (“no show”).

Any special circumstances for refund within 72 hours must be approved by the Chapter President

Online Event Recording Policy

By activating your webcam while attending this online event, you consent to be recorded. Your entry and webcam activation constitutes your consent to such recording for any purpose in connection with the event. If you do not agree to the foregoing, please do not activate your web camera during the event.


Event Lobby Opens:        5:55 PM

Speaker Presentation:     6:00 to 7:00 PM

Q&A/Announcements:     7:00 to 7:15 PM

Event Closure:              7:15 PM

Event Running Time:      5:55 to 7:15 PM

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