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|Program Excellence Network|
Sponsored by The Academy of Human Resource Development
To join the AHRD Program Excellence Network you must be an individual member in AHRD to have your organization join the PEN Network. View a list of PEN member institutions offering Academic Programs in HRD. Program Excellence Network of the Academy of Human Resource Development: Its Purpose and Activities (pdf)
For more information about the PEN or for answers to specific questions, please contact Cyndi Gaudet.
The Program Excellence Network (PEN) is committed to strengthening HRD academic programs and promoting excellence in teaching HRD. It provides a forum for its members to explore, learn, and work together to shape the future direction of HRD education. This includes professional development as well as fostering the scholarship of teaching.
Benefits of the PEN
Also, in the future, the PEN will:
Structure/Governance of the PEN
The Program Excellence Network was created by AHRD Board of Directors at the Mid-Year Board Meeting in 2006. The Board appointed a Chair and a coordinating committee who are charged with ensuring that the PEN is actively pursing goals aligned with its purpose. Wendy Ruona, Associate Professor at The University of Georgia and AHRD Board Member, is the founding chair. During PEN's inaugural year of February 2007 to February 2008, the committee, in consultation with PEN members, is working hard to develop the processes and structures that will guide PEN.
PEN membership is institutional—meaning your HRD academic program joins. PEN is open to all graduate programs worldwide that provide instruction, research, service and leadership in HRD. The annual membership fee is $160USD.
Each program will designate a PEN delegate. This delegate should be the chair/coordinator of the HRD academic program at the member institution (or their designated representative). Delegates must be full-time faculty members actively engaged in HRD at their home institution and must be a current AHRD member. Delegates will represent their HRD academic program at the annual meeting as well as be the primary contact for all PEN-related communications and business.
View a list of PEN member institutions offering Academic Programs in HRD.
PEN Job Postings
Job postings are free for PEN Members. PEN Members: download this form (docx) and complete the job posting fields. We will ask for the completed form to post your job. Please contact the AHRD office at email@example.com or Jazzy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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