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California Network of Learning Professionals Forum

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The CNLP Board provides leadership, advocacy, and strategic direction to facilitate collaboration, partnerships, and networking with the State of California’s learning and development community.


The CNLP recommends that you join the California Trainers List Serv and gain access to the CalHR Online Forum to receive CNLP information and other emails from the CA state training community. To join,  please click the link below and send the email.

Subscribe Here for Training Updates/Forum Access

Visit the CalHR Online Forum site to find CNLP and Special Interest Group discussion boards, resources, and more.

To gain access to the Online Forum, click on the blue box, Subscribe Here for Training Updates, above:

·         When the Outlook box pops up, click Allow, then when the email is displayed, enter in the email body that you need access to the CalHR Online Forum.

·         You will then receive an email that asks you to create a password (user name is your email).

·         Save your password so you can easily access the CalHR Forum SharePoint platform.


We are a supportive alliance of learning professionals collaboratively networking to provide the California state workforce effective and timely learning solutions.


CNLP Quarterly Event

CNLP will be hosting the 3rd quarter meeting on September 22nd, 2021. Click HERE to register

Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

The purpose of the CNLP SIGs is to provide a networking forum for people that share an interest in a particular topic related to learning and professional development.  Additionally, SIGs allow members to collaborate with a focused network of professionals outside of the quarterly CNLP Forums.

For information regarding SIG meetings, please communicate with the designated SIG Contact below:


Contact: Scott Nipper

The e Learning Special Interest Group is a bi-quarterly meeting for state employees gather to advance a specific area of knowledge related to eLearning through discussion and collaboration. Topics include but are not limited to: instructional design, curriculum development, learning theory, research, and tools. The eLearning SIG is intended to help members design, develop, and implement instruction in online settings and integrate with existing platforms such as LMS systems, SharePoint sites, and other hosting platforms.

Staff Development

Contact: William Hovey

The Staff Development Special Interest Group is a community of practice dedicated to the development of the State of California's staff professionals through knowledge and resource sharing, feedback, and discussion of best practices.  

Leadership Development (LD)

Contact: Sandra Burwick

The CNLP Leadership SIG explores topics for leadership development and provides resources and best practices to share within your departments.

Attendance is encouraged for anyone interested in professional growth in leadership development.​

To gain access to the Event details and resources,  please ensure you click the subscribe link below and send the email.

Subscribe to CNLP List Serv and Forum 

Once you have access, click on the link below to obtain the SIG Event Details and Resources.  Or, type in your browser.

SIG Event Details and Resources

​Board Members​

CalHR Representative

  • ​​John Sanborn​​​​​​​

  •   Updated: 5/4/2021
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