ISA’s Response to COVID-19

As the impact of the Coronavirus evolves, you can count on ISA to continue to share information and updates.

First and foremost please pay attention to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) websites for information to protect your health, the health of your loved ones, and the health of your employees.

In the coming weeks ISA will provide opportunities for our members to connect.

Connecting to exchange ideas and business practices to manage through the pandemic is an antidote to isolation and business anxiety.

Below is the LATEST information provided to members related to the ABR2020 cancelation, COVID-19 and upcoming events.

ISA announced the First-Ever Virtual Annual Business Retreat which will take place the week of June 8-12, 2020. Watch your in-box for more details about the Retreat!

Be sure to check your email for an invitation to ISA’s Like Size Company Sessions via Zoom! Breakout sessions begin on April 13th and continue through April 22nd. Questions? Contact for registration information.

Recording available! Distance learning innovation: Taking learners from disconnection to delight. Listen to Patti Sanchez and Nancy Duarte as they share the story of their own training transformation and lessons learned from Duarte’s recent launch of five new virtual workshops.  Access the recording here, then log in using your email and password. If you don’t know your password, just click on “Forgot Password” which will allow you to request a password reset.

ISA Connects — Let’s Talk Managing Business Through Covid-19 – Zoom Meeting 3/19/2020 – Session Recording

Let’s Talk: Managing Business Through Covid-19 – Resources Worth Reviewing

ISA NewsFlash April 27, 2020 

ISA NewsFlash April 9, 2020 

ISA NewsFlash March 27, 2020 

ISA NewsFlash March 16, 2020 – Industry Insights Survey re: COVID19

ISA NewsFlash March 12, 2020 – ABR2020 Update

ISA NewsFlash March 11, 2020 – ABR2020 Cancelation


We continually work to find the best resources and practical references for our members. The following business tools explore trends, best practices and market forecasts related to the training, learning & performance consulting industry.

Industry Resources

2020 Coronavirus Insights – visit

2019 Training: Industry Report (Update Dec 2020)

Recommended Resources:

2019 ATD State of the Industry – (Update Nov 2020)

Deloitte – 2019 Global Human Capital Trends (2020 study in process May 2020) – 

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