External Resources 

Academy of Human Resource Development

AHRD is a global organization made up of, governed by, and created for the Human Resource Development (HRD) scholarly community of academics and reflective practitioners.


American Association for Adult and Continuing Education

The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) is dedicated to the belief that lifelong learning contributes to human fulfillment and positive social change.


American Association of Blacks in Higher Education

The American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) will become the premier organization to drive leadership development, access and vital issues concerning Blacks in Higher Education.


American Education Research Association

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.


American Evaluation Association

The American Evaluation Association’s mission is to improve evaluation practices and methods, increase evaluation use, promote evaluation as a profession, and support the contribution of evaluation to the generation of theory and knowledge about effective human action.


Association for Talent Development (Baton Rouge Chapter)

The mission of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Association for Talent Development is through exceptional learning and performance, we create a workforce that works better and a community committed to adult professional development. 


Society for Human Resource Management at LSU

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession


Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

SIOP is the premier membership organization for those practicing and teaching I-O psychology.