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Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Government National Training Conference

Monday, February 23, 2009
MEMORANDUM FOR: 
Chief Human Capital Officers
From: 
Kathie Ann Whipple, Acting Director
Subject: 
Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Government National Training Conference

Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Government (DHHIG) will hold its 12th National Training Conference (NTC) on May 5-7, 2009, in Washington, D.C. This training conference is targeted towards Federal, State and Local government employees.

The DHHIG NTC will focus on the employment, advancement, retention, and culture of Government employees who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing as well as hearing employees. The theme for this year is "Climbing Ladders of Opportunity."

This three-day training qualifies as training in compliance with 5 U.S.C. Chapter 41 and is intended for any Federal employee. This NTC will provide training and workshops covering leadership, information and communication technology, and career development.

Federal employees and managers are encouraged to review the conference information when deciding to participate. Course descriptions, costs, and schedules are available for review at the following website www.dhhig.org/ntc.
Agencies are reminded that reporting of training is governed by 5 C.F.R. 410. A copy of this regulation may be found at http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Tit... .

cc: Human Resources and Equal Employment Opportunity Directors