Home Credit union ELLy Awards will be held on the opening night of CUNA Experience Learning Live! | 2022-06-05

ELLy Awards will be held on the opening night of CUNA Experience Learning Live! | 2022-06-05


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

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

This year, the ELLys are moved to the first evening of the conference. “We are thrilled to celebrate all of the education departments’ accomplishments over the past year with the ELLy Awards,” said Aubrey Ward, CUNA’s Online Education Project Manager. “Our trainers are the best at finding innovative solutions to training needs and we look forward to hearing about them when we meet in October!” Submissions can be made in any of the three categories before August 7th.

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:

  • Creating a one-time training event (eg: annual all-staff training) or comprehensive program (eg: new employee orientation) that energizes, empowers and excites attendees
  • Led an experiential training program or event that had a significant effect on organizational culture

Training Professional(s) of the Year Award

Honors outstanding achievement in performance and learning by a professional or credit union training department.

Strong candidates have:

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

Online Learning Awards

Demonstrates how technology-based training has been integrated and enhanced into credit union training programs.

Strong candidates have:

  • Adopting technology as part of the credit union’s learning culture
  • Successful incorporation of e-learning into staff training and credit union culture
  • Documented outstanding results related to increased technology

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

CUNA Experience Learn Live! is an opportunity for trainers to learn and network with their credit union counterparts. Participants will learn how to create blended learning environments, build community around training and address training issues through peer-to-peer networking, and participate in workshops with participants with similar roles and goals in order to grow professionally.

This event is approved by the CUNA Human Resources and Organizational Development Council.