Welcome to the ATD Long Island Website!

Our Mission:
We are an established professional network that connects the Long Island talent development community to enhance career growth through quality resources and programming.


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SPECIAL NEEDS: PROGRAMMING ASSISTANCE for In-Person Events, Virtual Events and Logistics

Board Position Descriptions

Upcoming Live Events

16 Aug 2018 6:00 PM • Houlihan's - Republic Plaza, 923 Broadhollow Rd, Farmingdale, NY 11735

Upcoming Virtual Events

No upcoming events


effective July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 


   PRESIDENT: Michele Rebetti (President, Crestcom KEY Alliance) is      a Leadership Development consultant, specializing in Management and Leadership.  In addition, she is an adjunct Pyschology professor at both Molloy and Farmingdale  State Colleges. Michele earned her BA Psychology from Randolph-Macon College and  MA Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Hofstra University.


  VP FINANCE & PRESIDENT-ELECT: Larry Kravitz (Organizational Development Manager, Henry Schein) has spent over 20 years in the learning and  development area. He provides comprehensive learning support in training design  and development as well as learning management system expertise. Larry graduated  from SUNY Stony Brook with a BA in English. Larry was most recently VP Membership. 

  VP PROGRAMMING: Sy Islam, PhD (Assistant  Professor, Farmingdale State College) is an expert in industrial and organizational  psychology. In addition to teaching at Farmingdale, Sy conducts private consulting in  the areas of training and development with specialties in training evaluation, training  design, and facilitation.  He holds degrees from Hofstra University (PhD, Applied  Organizational Psychology), Fairleigh Dickinson University (MBA/MA, Human Resources Management/Industrial-Organizational Psychology) and Rutgers University – New    Brunswick (BA, Economics).  Sy has been active on our Board for several years, previously serving as VP Membership and President.  

  VP MEMBERSHIP: Stephanie Burke SPHR, SHRM-SCP (Human Resources  Manager, Atlas Financial Holdings) joins us with a rich Human Resources background  and a passion for learning.She is experienced in all areas of Human Resources  including performance management, training and development, recruiting, employee  relations and employee benefitsStephanie earned her Bachelors degree in Business  Administration - Human Resource Management from Baruch College and MS Human  Resource Management from St. Joseph's College. 


PAST PRESIDENT: Lisa Privett-Wood (Sr. Manager Learning, Global Operations, Hilton) has spent her career in Learning and Human Resources, working in the Hospitality industry. She holds a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. Lisa was most recently Chapter President and has also served as VP Programming for ATD LI.



Please let us know about guest speakers and topics you would be interested in hearing from and about in the coming months.  If you have an interest yourself, then by all means we would love to hear from you!  Please submit your comments/proposals to sy@talentmetrics.io 

All comments/proposals will be reviewed with our Board for consideration of an upcoming session. Presentations should be educational/developmental opportunities for our membership and topics should align with the ATD Competency Model which can be viewed at https://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.

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