Welcome to the Talent Development Community!


The Office of Talent Management – Learning and Professional Development encourage you to learn more about the Talent Development Community (TDC). 

The purpose of this Community is to enhance performance through strategic partnerships and collaboration.The TDC provides an opportunity to engage a community of professionals with similar interest and to leverage resources from various state agencies.  The TDC will also provide an avenue to share information and best practices related to emerging trends in talent development and improve employee performance.


The following are the five (5) key TDC Focus areas:

  1. Performance Management
  2. eLearning Technology
  3. Communications
  4. Training and Development
  5. Collaboration and Partnerships


TDC Strategic Plan - NEW


Updated 2/1/2018



Performance Management


The Performance Management sub-committee will gather agency information and insight into performance management issues creating new and innovative ways to ensure that organizational, departmental and employee related goals are being met. Competencies, training needs and assessments are to be considered within the scope of this committee.


Key Initiative:

Competency Development Guide

This concept was initiated by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS); TDC will be partnering with ODJFS to offer an enterprise-wide Competency Development Guide. The Guide will offer development resources, tips, and tools for developing competencies.


Note: Additional priorities will be added as they are developed.

Sub-Committee team members:

Ray Justice - DAS

Helena Carter - AGE

Cynthia Orr - ODJFS

Ashleigh Conkey - LIB

eLearning Technology


The e-Learning Technology team will gather, share and create information to assist the TDC members in keeping pace with industry best practices related to Talent Development e-learning trends.  Also, they will develop innovative ideas on how to promote and engage employees in e-learning development.


Key Initiative:

e-Learning Design and Development Guide

To develop an e-Learning Style Guide that provides a resource for the development of e-learning training content.


Note: Additional priorities will be added as they are developed.

Sub-committee Team Members:

Daveen Goodman - ODOT

Jonathan Rollings - OOD

Stan Sikorski - DAS

Steve Galloway - ODRC

Michael Lacy - OMHAS

Mary Cornwell - DAS



Create and maintain a way to share information among the TDC members using electronic media.


Key Initiative:

Promote and Market TDC
To develop strategies for promoting and marketing TDC statewide by launching various communications (e.g., brochure, newsletter, surveys, and website) featuring helpful tips, trends, and information regarding talent development.

Note: Additional priorities will be added as they are developed.

Sub-Committee Members:

Matthew Dyer - OBM

Cassandra Richards - DAS

Ryan Cairney - ODH

Robert Cooperman - COM

Training and Development


The Training and Development team will aid the TDC in identifying internal and external professional development resources that can be shared statewide.  Also, to brainstorm and create on-going train-the-trainer opportunities for those who deliver training within state government and resources that can be shared statewide.


Key Initiative:

Identify Statewide Training Resources
Assist the TDC in identify training resources; develop a statewide resource list by January 2017; and collaborate with agencies to share training resources.


Note: Additional priorities will be added as they are developed.

Sub-Committee Members:  

Matt Gill - BWC

Leslie Hannah - DAS

Angela Thompson - OHMAS

Abbie Frase - MCD

Collaboration and Partnerships


To connect and establish relationships between the TDC, local colleges/universities and other agencies to build collaborate partnerships.  Also, to provide speakers on new talent development topics and trends in the areas of training and development curriculum.


Key Initiative:

Collaborate with Agency Leaders to Identify Leadership Competencies

Collaborate with agency leaders to identify key leadership competencies; utilize statewide competencies to identify learning and development needs via targeted focus groups with senior and executive leaders. Partner with agencies and universities to develop leadership curriculum and/or identify speakers.

Note: Additional priorities will be added as they are developed.

Sub-Committee Members:

Debora Branham - DAS

Cyndi Hill - BWC

Renee Davis-Carroll - OIC

Michelle Peasley -Gov


TDC Newsletter

Competency Development Guide

2017 - 2018 LPD Training Catalog

TDC Glossary of Terms (Searchable)

Enter Search Value:
- without any prefix or suffix to find all records where a column contains the value you enter, e.g. Net
- with | prefix to find all records where a column starts with the value you enter, e.g. |Network
- with | suffix to find all records where a column ends with the value you enter, e.g. Network|
- with | prefix and suffix to find all records containing the value you enter exactly, e.g. |Network|

TermSorted By Term In Ascending OrderDefinitionSource
AbilitiesAptitude or competence in skills needed to perform a job task.DAS
AccessibilityA characteristic of technology that enables people with disabilities to use it. For example, accessible websites can be navigated by people with visual, hearing, motor, or cognitive impairments.ATD Glossary
ActivityAn instance of a catalog item delivery method (sometimes also called a class) that is available for enrollment. An activity focuses on a specific topic.ELM Glossary
ADDIEAn industry standard model or framework for instructional design that includes the following phases: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation.TDC E-Learning Guide
AICCAviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC) is a standard, which provides a consistent method of communication between courseware and LMS systems. AICC is the first generation of standard interoperability.ELM Glossary
Page 1 of 18First   Previous   [1]  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next   Last   

Talent Development Community Glossary of Terms (PDF version)


Cited Sources and References

ATD Glossary


ELM Glossary 





E-Learning Design and Development Guide

Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model

TDC Brochure


TDC Interest Form


TDC Committee Members

TDC Sponsor

Department of Administrative Services

Office of Talent Management



Committee Members

Debora Branham

Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Helena Carter

Ohio Department of Aging

Rod Cheatham

Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Matthew Dyer

Office of Budget and Management

Steve Galloway

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Leslie Hannah

Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Cynthia Hill

Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Ray Justice

Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Cynthia Orr

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Cassandra Richards

Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Jonathan Rollings

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Ashleigh Conkey

State Library of Ohio

Stan Sikorski

Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Angela Thompson

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Michael Lacey

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Ryan Cairney

Ohio Department of Health


Mary Cornwell

Department of Administrative Services


Matt Gill

Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Michelle Peasley

Office of the Governor

Abbie Frase

Ohio Department of Medicaid

Cindy Money

Environmental Protection Agency

As of: 10/26/2017

Agency TDC Liaisons

Lori Carter

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

Robert Cooperman

Ohio Department of Commerce

Stanford Crockett

Ohio Department of Agriculture

Renee Davis-Caroll

Ohio Industrial Commission

Raquel Dowdy-Cornute

Department of Veterans Services

Shonna Ferrell

Department of Veteran Services

Tom Flynn

Public Utilities Commission

Valerie Gladden

Ohio Department of Public Safety

Rebecca Grace

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Bob Greene

Department of Administrative Services

Kim Kuchel

Department of Insurance

Sara Lemanski

Environmental Protection Agency

Brittany Miller

Ohio Lottery Commission

Kathleen Nichols

Ohio Housing Finance Administration

Melissa Paskins

Department of Administrative Services

Gary Allen

Public Utilities Commission

Cynthia Hill

Bureau of Workers Compensation

Stacy Savarise

Department of Taxation

Larry Thompson

Ohio Department of Corrections

Morgan Webb

Ohio Department of Education

Nikki Williams

Office of Budget Management

Stacia Worndle

Department of Development

As of: 8/8/2017