About the Mississippi Chapter

Established in 1977 in Jackson, the Mississippi Chapter of ATD is a regional, non-profit association of workplace performance professionals, providing our members with a forum for the exchange of professional development opportunities and resources as they strive to improve workplace learning and performance.

The Chapter's first Geographical Interest Group (GIG) was formed on the Mississippi Gulf Coast ..... In 2009 the second GIG formed in Hattiesburg.

The Chapter was awarded ATD Chapter of the Month in July 2011, a recognition directly tied to the work of our Hattiesburg GIG in hosting bimonthly virtual meetings.

Our members are involved in workplace learning in non-profit companies, healthcare, insurance, transportation, technology, state and local government and retail, while others head their own consulting firms and still others are involved in higher education. 

If you are employed in one of the following areas, you are a prime candidate for membership in ASTD:

  • Training Professionals
  • Independent Consultants
  • Business Analysts
  • Systems & Program Design Administrators
  • IS/IT Systems Integration Developers
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Academic Specialists in all disciplines
  • College or University students and professors

The Mississippi Chapter of ATD is dedicated to providing solutions for workplaces through relevant topics of discussion, to expanding professional networks for individuals through meetings and events, and to meeting needs in local communities through projects that show we care.


Our Vision

The vision of the Mississippi chapter is to be the premier workforce learning development resource in the state.

Our Mission

The mission of the Mississippi Chapter is to provide learning and development for professionals and organizations through enrichment programs, resources and services to excel in competence and performance.


Mississippi Chapter of the Association for Talent Development    PO Box 13115    Jackson, MS 39236-3115 ● 601.376.9505 ● mississippiatd@gmail.com

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