ATD CI Certification Events

Join us at any ATD CI Certification to meet a network of peers either on the journey to earning a certification or have recently completed their journey.
  • Certification Program Updates & Breakfast
    CPLPs and APTDs are invited to attend this special breakfast to hear about the latest changes at ATD Certification Institute and to get a brief update on the research related to the competency model. Continental breakfast will be served.



    *Open to APTDs and CPLPs only.
  • Digital Badging: How It Works and Other FAQs
    ATD Certification Institute is providing APTD and CPLP certificate holders the opportunity to begin using a Digital Badge for their certification. Please come and learn more about this great program and how it can benefit you.


    *Open to everyone.
  • ATD CI Certification Overview
    Have you been considering earning a credential, but are not sure which one is right for you? Join us to learn about the ATD Certification Institute’s two certification programs: the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) and the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD). ATD and ATD CI have created a stackable career development framework to guide talent development professionals who would like to engage with ATD to grow their knowledge, skills, and abilities in a structured and progressive way. In this overview presentation, you’ll learn about the differences in credentials, how credentials can help you on your career path, and specifically why now is the time to earn a credential in talent development.


    *Open to everyone.
  • CPLP Certification
    Interested in earning the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential? Learn about what’s involved at this interactive session with ATD CI staff member Holly Batts. Holly will review the requirements, fees, eligibility, policies, and the processes to follow to earn your CPLP.

    *Open to everyone.
  • Certification Networking Reception
    CPLP and APTD credential holders are invited to partake in food, drink, and conversation at this exclusive reception. The event is open to CPLP and APTD credential holders and ATD Certification Institute’s specially invited guests.



    *Open to APTDs and CPLPs only.
  • APTD Certification: Question and Answer Session
    Interested in earning the Associate Profession in Learning and Performance (APTD) credential? Learn about what’s involved at this interactive session with ATD CI staff member Holly Batts. Holly will review the requirements, fees, eligibility, policies, and the processes to follow to earn your APTD.


    *Open to everyone.
  • Preparing for the APTD or CPLP Certification
    If you’re serious about earning the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) or the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) certifications,
    this session will cover the best ways to prepare to earn these coveted credentials. Learn about the various resources offered by ATD to help you prepare effectively for the exams such as practice tests, study guides, prep courses and local study groups. There will be time for questions.


    *Open to everyone.
  • Speed Mentoring Event
    Connect with a recent CPLP or APTD credential holder and feel free to ask them questions such as what are the best practices for studying for the exam, what challenges did they face during their journey, etc.


    *Open to everyone.
  • Recertification Overview
    CPLPs and APTDs are invited to attend a recertification overview session presented by ATD CI staff. Learn how the recertification process works and get your most pressing questions answered!


    *Open to everyone.