Recertification 101 - Maintaining Your APTD and CPTD Credential

Friday, September 15, 2023 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Morgean Hirt, Director of Credentialing, Association for Talent Development

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Over 85% of APTD and CPTD certificants say that one of the key benefits of being certified is having to stay on top of trends and changes in the field through the recertification process. All APTD and CPTD certificants must recertify every three years.

Whether you are recertifying for the first time or a "pioneer" certificant from 2006, this webinar will:

  • provide an overview of the recertification requirements and which activities qualify for points
  • demonstrate how to track activities in the online Certification Portal
  • share tips, tricks, and pitfalls of recertification entries
  • outline the criteria needed if you are randomly selected for an audit of your recertification

Join us to ensure your next recertification goes smoothly.


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Morgean Hirt
Morgean Hirt

Director of Credentialing, Association for Talent Development

As director of credentialing for the Association of Talent Development (ATD), Morgean Hirt has more than 25 years of experience in personnel certification and accreditation across a variety of professions. She provides strategic leadership and technical expertise in developing and implementing credentialing programs, focusing on test development, policy and standards development, program audits, strategic planning, and ANSI/ISO 17024 and NCCA accreditation. Believing that standards and certification enhance professionalism and credibility, Hirt has led a number of organizations through establishing industry standards for emerging professions, including clinical research, massage therapy, and mortgage brokering.

Prior to joining ATD, she served as an account executive at MetaCred, a boutique association management firm specializing in managing credentialing programs, and spent 12 years as president and CEO of Certified Fund Raising Executives International Credentialing Board, where she was responsible for establishing international support across six continents for a unified standard of fundraising practice. Hirt is also active with the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), having served as a member of the research fundraising committee, education committee, and annual conference program committee as well as a presenter at the ICE Exchange.