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This file contains the following sections:  

Catalogs, Professional Organizations and Professional Journals/Newsletters,

 

CATALOGS AND OTHER SOURCES OF MATERIALS FOR TRAINERS/FACILITATORS

 

HRD Quarterly (Organization Design & Development)

2002 Renaissance Blvd., Suite 100

King of Prussia, PA 19406

1-800-633-4533

 

Pfeiffer & Company International Publishers  (this is the most

comprehensive & largest supplier)

2780 Circleport Drive

Erlanger, KY 41018

1-800-274-4434

 

DBM Publishing

100 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10017

1-800-345-5627

 

Organization Tests,

Box 324,

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

506-459-8366

 

Human Synergistics International

Diagnostic assessments and hands-on, experiential simulations.

For free catalog of call (800) 622-7584 (within the US)

or 1 (313) 459-1030 (outside the US), or

send email to lmc@humansyn.com

 

Successories, Inc.

919 Springer Drive

Lombard, IL 60148

1-800-535-2773

 

HR Direct

100 Enterprise Place

Dover, DE 19901

1-800-346-1231

 

HRD Press

22 Amherst Road

Amherst, MA 01002

1-800-822-2801

You can get information about HRD Press and their INSIGHT

Inventory instrument at  HTTP://WWW.TASL.COM/TASL/HOME.HTML.

Search by product and enter HRD, Insight, Conflict or Teams.

 

Workforce Diversity Catalog - JALMC

The largest selection of workforce diversity training

and awareness materials available.

PO Box 819, Jamestown

NY 14702-0819

716-665-3654

 

Speaker's Idea File

Ragan Communications

212 West Superior St. Suite 200

Chicago, IL 60610

1-800-878-5331

 

Presentation Training Products from Resources for Organizations

(they make the hex post-its)

7251 Flying Cloud Drive

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

1-800-383-9210

 

Developmental Dimensions International (DDI)

1225 Washington Pike

Bridgeville, PA 15017-2838

(412)257-2277

www: http://ddiworld.com/ddi/

 

Joiner Associates Inc.

3800 Regent St.

P.O. Box 5445

Madison, WI  53705

(800)669-8326

 

Psychological Associates, Inc.

8201 Maryland Ave.

St. Louis, MO  63105

(314)862-9300

 

Prichett & Associates, Inc.

1450 Regal Row, Ste. 120

Dallas, TX  75247

(800)992-5922

 

Zenger-Miller

1735 Technology Dr.

San Jose, CA  95110

(800)577-7655

 

AVIAT (Orion International)

555 Briarwood Circle, Ste. 140

Ann Arbor, MI  48108

(800)421-5323

 

Center for Creative Leadership

850 Leader Way

Colorado Springs, CO  80906

(719)633-3891

 

Teleometrics International

1755 Woodstead Court,

The  Woodlands, TX 77380

(713)367-0060

 

Goal/QPC

13 Branch St.

Methuen, MA  01844

Voice: (508) 685-3900  Fax: (508)685-6151

 

Richard Linzer Facilitation and Consultation

Distributors of The Board Development Kit for working

with the boards of nonprofits on planning

PO Box 374

Indianola, WA 98342

 

Video suppliers:

 

AMI American Media

4900 University Avenue

West Des Moines, IA 50266-6769

1-800-262-2557

 

ChartHouse International

221 River Ridge Circle

Burnsville, MN 55337

1-800-328-3789

 

For the magnetics used in FAST facilitation contact:

 

Ryan Screen Printing, Inc.

5412 W. Burnham Street

Milwaukee, WI 53219

1-414-546-4417

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

International Association of Facilitators  (IAF) promotes, supports,

and advances the art and practice of facilitation by providing

resources and interchange through methods exchange, professional

growth and continuing education, practical research, collegian

support and networking, and shared services. IAF is the organization

that sponsors the annual facilitators' conference (next one is

January 16-20, 1997 in Tulsa, OK) that is a must for every professional

facilitator. Membership in IAF is $100.  For more information

contact: International Association of Facilitators

         7630 West 145th Street, Suite 202

         St. Paul, Minnesota  USA  55124

         Phone: (612) 891-3541   FAX:   (612) 891-1800

         E-mail:   iafoffice@igc.apc.org

 

People asking for information on the IAF will receive a packet

containing:

1) A cover letter from Bob Vance, President

2) An information sheet about the history and story of the IAF.

3) A copy of the IAF Mission and Values.

4) A copy of the most recent issue of the Facilitator newsletter.

5) An application for membership.

7) Names and addresses of IAF board members and task force chairs.

 

 

ICA is the Institute for Cultural Affairs a private, not-for-profit

organization concerned with the human factor in community and

organization development.  Its global network spans 29 countries,

with an international secretariat in Brussels, Belgium.  ICA

programs build motivated and sustained leadership.  Its methods

are highly participatory and honor the cultural traditions of

those involved.  They include strategic planning, problem solving,

consensus-based decision making and team building.

The Technology of Participation (TOP) methodology was developed

by members of ICA.   For information contact ICA Member Services,

4220 N. 25th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016

 

The American Institute for Mediation (AIM)

P.O. Box 9548, 211 Veterans Road

Columbia, SC 29290

(803) 776-4064  FAX: (803) 776-1099

 

The American Mediation Association (AMA)

1517 Western Avenue  Suite 192

Chicago Heights, IL 60411

 

Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR)

Suite 530

815 15th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20005

 

Southwest Facilitator's Network (formerly SW JAD User Group)

PO Box 2314

Round Rock, TX 78680-2314

Contact, Kay at 1-800-226-8016

 

MidWest Facilitators User Group

Contact, Jan Diombala - 708-442-8080

 

Boston Facilitators Roundtable

Contact, Jennifer BAll - National Life of Vermont

National Life Drive

Montpelier, VT 05604

802-229-3392

 

The European Facilitation Group (formally EUROJAD)

c/o Mr Gary Austin

The Jad Facilitation Team

The National Westminster Group

2nd Floor West

Eastgate House

73 Leman Street

London E1 8EG

 

Kansas City, MO

Contact, Judy Forbes - Hallmark Cards

25th & McGee, PO Box 419580

Kansas City, MO 64141

816-274-5550

 

Southeast Facilitator's Forum

Contact, Debbie DeLoach - Southern Company Services

64 Perimeter Center - East

Atlanta, GA 30346

404-668-4730

 

Facilitator's Network

Contact, Carol Flament - Southern New England Telephone

127 Washington Ave, 2nd Floor East 46-05-18

New Haven, CT 06473

203-239-4956

 

Independent Consultants Group of Northern New Mexico

Contact: Jeremy Solomons

2442 Cerrillos Rd., Suite 430

Santa Fe, NM 87505

505-474-8466

 

American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)

1640 King Street, Box 1443

Alexandria, VA 22313

800-NAT-ASTD (628-2783) Membership & Information

703-683-8100 Customer Service

703-683-8183 Information Center

Internet: astdic@capcon.net

(Local chapters, monthly journal, conference)

 

Association for Business Simulations & Experiential Learning (ABSEL)

Center for Business Simulations  LB 8127

Georgia Southern College

Statesburo, GA 30460-8127

912-681-5457 phone

(Journal & newsletter)

 

Association of Experiential Education (AEE)

2885 Aurora Avenue, #28

Boulder, CO 80303-2252

303-440-9334 phone

Internet: mikal_@onenet-bbs.org

Discussion list: aeelist@pucc.princeton.edu

(Regional chapters, bimonthly journal, conference)

 

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