The American Society for Training
& Development (ASTD) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field.

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Mt. Diablo ASTD Chapter

Join your local chapter and
have the Power of 2!
ASTD chapters help you share
and apply your ASTD resources to your organization, community, and career.



The Society for Technical
Communication (STC) is an
individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication. It is the largest organization of its type in the world

East Bay STC Chapter

Technical Writers and
Communicators can find resources, solutions, jobs, professional connections, and friendship with the East Bay Chapter. Devoted to professional Technical Writers and Communicators.


The National Property
Management Association
(NPMA) is a professional membership association for those employees who have responsibility and ultimate accountability for the physical assets of their organization. Our Association members oversee the effective and efficient management of fixed-assets and ensure proper records are kept of the equipment, materials, or other movable and durable property on the inventory.

Bay Area NPMA Chapter

The mission of the Bay Area NPMA
chapter is to represent NPMA as a
professional entity by providing our
members, their sponsors, and guests
the best possible property-related
information, certification, educational environment and networking opportunities.

Autism Speaks

Autism affects 1 in 110 Children!

Autism prevalence figures are growing!

Autism Speaks is dedicated to
raising public awareness about
autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society.


CNET shows you the exciting possibilities
of how technology can enhance and
enrich your life. CNET provides you with information, tools, and advice to help you decide what to buy and how to get the most out of your tech.


Over 55 million professionals
use LinkedIn to exchange
information, ideas and opportunities to stay informed about their contacts and industry, find the people & knowledge they need to achieve their goals, and control their professional identity online.

Solano FEAT

Solano FEAT was
created by parents
of children who are affected by Autism. We believe in the power of information and strive to connect with other families to provide support and guidance towards effective treatment for children on the autism spectrum.

National Autism Association

The mission of the National
Autism Association is to
educate and empower families affected by autism and other neurological disorders, while advocating on behalf of those who cannot fight for their own rights.

The Why Files

The mission of The Why
Files is to explore the science, math and technology behind the news of the day, and to present those topics in a clear, accessible and accurate manner.
The Why Files produces a new story each week, alternating longer features with shorter shorties. We also post a series of interactive science animations, the ever-popular “Cool Science Images,” and a series of Teacher Activity Pages linked to the national science teaching standards


Families for Early Autism Treatment
(FEAT) is a non-profit organization
of parents, family members, and
treatment professionals dedicated
to providing best outcome Education, Advocacy and Support for the Northern California Autism Community.

The Smithsonian

The Smithsonian
Institution is the world's largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums,
9 research centers, and the National Zoo.

It is the institutional memory of a unique American cultural resource and a steward of the national collections.