Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Honored by Learning Officer Magazine

For Immediate Release — September 28, 2016 | HQ

CLO Award

The Learning in Practice Innovation Award presented to Mr. Thomas Brady and the Department of Defense Education Activity.

CHICAGO, IL — September 28, 2016 — Chief Learning Officer magazine, a publication of Human Capital Media, announced the winners of the 13th annual Learning In Practice Awards on September 27th at a special dinner at the CLO Symposium Plus conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Learning in Practice Awards recognize industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of workforce learning and development programs. Awards were given to practitioners and providers in 16 categories, including CLO of the Year, the industry's top honor.

DoDEA Director Thomas Brady and the DoDEA organization were honored with the Innovation Award (Bronze/Division 1), reserved for learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity.

"The Learning In Practice Awards are a benchmark for enterprise learning and development," said Mike Prokopeak, vice president and editor in chief at Human Capital Media. "This year's group of winners is no exception. From Fortune 500 CLOs to learning leaders at midsized businesses as well as progressive vendor companies, they are all leading examples of the powerful personal and organizational impact that learning creates."

DoDEA was among 3 only federal entities honored. The full list of winners is available at the Chief Learning Officer website.

Winners will also be featured in the November/December issue of the magazine.

To learn more about the Learning In Practice Awards, visit

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(from a media release by Human Capital Media)