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Getting Started on Your Certification Journey

Thursday, August 19, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Holly Batts, Associate Director, ATD and Susan Kaiden, Senior Project Manager, ATD
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Are you thinking about getting the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) or Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) credential but somewhat daunted by the process? Join us to learn how to avoid common mistakes other candidates have made.

During this webinar you will learn:

  • How to satisfy the professional development requirement in a way that will help you the most
  • When and how to submit your application
  • How to choose the right testing window
  • What you’ll need to do if you get audited
  • Common study pitfalls to avoid
  • What to consider when deciding if you should choose the remote proctoring option

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Presenters

Holly Batts
Holly Batts

Associate Director, ATD

Holly Batts is associate director of ATD's Certification Institute and has more than 15 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Her background in developing and maintaining certification programs includes mid- to high-stakes assessments, extensive work with organizing SMEs, and a thorough understanding of the certification process. Holly holds a master of science degree in organizational leadership as well as Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications.


Susan Kaiden
Susan Kaiden

Senior Project Manager, ATD

Sue Kaiden is senior project manager, credentialing for the ATD Certification Institute. In this role, she supports candidates throughout the decision and preparation process and manages recertification for APTD and CPTD credential holders. Prior to joining the CI team, she served as manager of the career development community at ATD where she oversaw content and services related to career development, including ATD's Job Bank.

She is the author of “Keeping Your Career on Track” (TD at Work) and the editor of Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love, a book written with 16 top-notch career coaches, published in October 2016. Kaiden holds a master of business administration degree from Cornell University and recently achieved the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD).
 


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