Idea Learning

The Timeline of Us

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2009

Co-founders, Jillian and Shannon officially launch Idea Learning, March 17 in their home offices. Company headquarters move to a co-working space in downtown Portland OR.

2010

Company headquarters move to the NuMiss building, located in North Portland.

2012 

Company headquarters move to a larger space in the Montgomery Park building in Northwest Portland. Cafeteria Learning® is introduced at the ATD Cascadia Conference. Idea Learning is a presenter at the ATD Puget Sound Conference. Collaborative Learning Network (CLN) in Portland OR is formed.

2013 

The Cafeteria Learning brand is unveiled. Idea Learning is a presenter at the North American Simulation and Gaming Association (NASAGA) Conference, the Western Region Research Conference on the Education of Adults (WRRCEA) Conference, and the local Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Chapter Conference.

2014

Idea Learning is ranked #62 on Oregon & S.W. Washington's Fastest-Growing Private Companies list.

2015

Jillian is the chair of the ATD Cascadia Board Nomination Committee. Idea Learning becomes an official sponsor of ATD Cascadia Chapter. Idea Learning is a presenter at the ATD International Conference & Expo. TD Magazine publishes The Power of Choice in L&D. Idea Learning is ranked #33 on Oregon & S.W. Washington's Fastest-Growing Private Companies list.

2016

Let them Choose: Cafeteria Learning Style for Adults is published by ATD Press. The Diversity Works product is launched. Idea Learning is a presenter at the ATD International Conference & Expo, the SW SHRM Chapter Conference, and the Washington State Healthcare Human Resource’s Association meeting. Idea Learning is ranked #46 on Oregon & S.W. Washington's Fastest-Growing Private Companies list.

2017

The rebrand and identity of Idea Learning is launched. Idea Learning is a presenter at the ATD International Conference & Expo, the SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference, the ATD Kansas City Conference, the L&D Professionals of Greater Philadelphia, and the Oregon Health Care Association Expo. TD Magazine publishes Writing Choice-Based Learning Objectives. Jillian is a committee member of the ATD International Conference & Expo Program Advisory Committee.

2018

Idea Learning is recognized as an industry leader in partnership with Ban-Koe Companies. Idea Learning is a presenter at Training 2018 Conference and the ATD International Conference & Expo. Jillian is Chair of the ATD International Conference & Expo Program Advisory Committee.

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