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ELLy awards to take place opening night of CUNA Experience Learning Live!

June 5, 2022

Credit union trainers have the unique opportunity this October to learn the latest industry trends while enjoying their stay in a metropolitan oasis.

CUNA Experience Learning Live! (ELL!) conference returns to an in-person format Oct. 2-5 in San Diego. The ELL! event is an annual opportunity for trainers to learn from industry experts and to be recognized with CUNA ELLy Awards for outstanding work.

This year, the ELLys are being moved to the first evening of the conference. “We are excited to celebrate all of the accomplishments from training departments over the last year with the ELLy Awards,” said Aubrey Ward, Manager of Online Educational Projects at CUNA. “Our trainers are the best at finding innovative solutions to training needs and we can't wait to hear all about them when we come together in October!” Submissions can be made in any or all three categories before Aug. 7.

Nominations are being accepted for these 2022 awards:

WOW! Award

Presented to the credit union with the best overall training program or event – one that inspires learning, teaches skills that go beyond the classroom and leaves participants empowered.

Strong candidates have:

  • Created a single training event (for example: annual all-staff training) or an entire curriculum (for example: new employee orientation) that energizes, empowers, and excites participants
  • Led an experiential training program or event that has had a significant effect on the organizational culture

Training Professional(s) of the Year Award

Honors exceptional achievements in performance and learning by a credit union training professional or department.

Strong candidates have:

  • Made significant impact or have taken an innovative approach to the learning and development of staff
  • Cultivated a highly productive and engaged training for participants
  • Documented increased training success as a result of their contributions

eLearning Award

Demonstrates how technology-based training was incorporated into, and enhanced, credit union training programs.

Strong candidates have:

  • Embraced technology as part of the credit union’s learning culture
  • Successfully incorporated eLearning into staff training and credit union culture
  • Documented exceptional results related to increased technology

To apply for any of the award categories, visit this page and create a new account. 

CUNA Experience Learning Live! is an opportunity for trainers to learn and network with credit union peers. Attendees will learn about enabling hybrid learning environments, build a community around training and address training issues through peer-to-peer networking and participate in breakouts with attendees in similar roles and goals in order to develop professionally

This event is endorsed by CUNA Human Resources & Organizational Development Council.