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Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Jennifer Naughton, Senior Director, ATD and Holly Batts, Associate Director, ATD

If you think you would like to pursue a certification in the talent development field, but you’re not sure which one is right for you, join us for this webcast. We will cover the basics about our newest certification: the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) as well as our premier certification: the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). Both Jennifer Naughton, the senior director of credentialing at ATD CI who oversees ATD’s Competency Model research and the CPLP certification program, and Holly Batts, the senior project manager developing the APTD, will be on hand to answer your questions and compare and contrast the two credentials.

This webcast will include:

  • an overview of the APTD program, including the topics covered and description of the process
  • an overview of the CPLP program, including the competencies covered and description of the process
  • a comparison of the two credentials
  • time for Q&A with our presenters.

By the end of the webcast, you will be able to make an informed decision about which program is right for you. Join us to learn more about both of the certifications available from the ATD Certification Institute.


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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. 

Holly Batts
Holly Batts

Associate Director, ATD

Holly Batts is a project manager with more than 15 years’ experience working in the nonprofit sector. Her background in developing and maintaining certification programs and her passion for working with volunteers has led to a new role at ATD as a senior project manager developing the Credentialing Institute’s newest certification for early- to midcareer talent development professionals. Holly has an MS in organizational leadership, as well as the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications.