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CPLP Certification: What’s New? Why Now? 3 Things You Need to Know!

Friday, September 16, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Jennifer Naughton, Senior Director, ATD and Linda David, Senior Project Manager for CPLP Preparation, ATD

Talent development professionals are critical to ensuring organizational relevance and success. The Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential is your opportunity to advance your own knowledge base and gain instant credibility in the organizations that you serve. Earning the credential can build and validate your skills, increase your earning potential, differentiate you in a competitive job market, broaden your career opportunities, and unite you with an elite community of professionals.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of CPLP program, as well as the replacement of the Work Product with the Skills Application Exam, a test of knowledge application to real-world scenarios.

In this webcast, Jennifer Naughton, senior director of the ATD Certification Institute, will share knowledge and insights about the new CPLP exams, answer common questions, and help you decide if now is the right time to begin your CPLP journey. Linda David, senior manager of CPLP preparation, will cover study and preparation tips.

After this webcast, you’ll be able to:

  • Determine if CPLP certification is right for you.
  • Identify the individual value proposition for pursuing the CPLP credential.
  • Identify the three requirements that you must meet to become a CPLP.


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Jennifer Naughton
Jennifer Naughton

Senior Director, ATD

Jennifer Naughton is a talent development professional with more than 20 years of experience addressing a variety of human resource–related challenges. She is a senior director at ATD who oversees ATD’s Competency Model research and the CPLP certification program. Jennifer has a master’s degree in human resource development from the George Washington University. She is also a Senior Professional in Human Resources. 

Linda David
Linda David

Senior Project Manager for CPLP Preparation, ATD

Linda David, CPLP, CPPC, is senior project manager for CPLP Preparation at ATD. She attained the CPLP credential in 2007 and has been responsible for CPLP preparation programming since November 2012. She has over 18 years of experience in training design, delivery, management, and coaching. Linda has been with ATD for 11 years, formerly as manager, conference programming, developing the International and TechKnowledge conference education programs.