ATD Education

ATD National members have access to exclusive publications and professional development from the leading association for workplace learning and performance (WLP) professionals.

  • Premiere annual conferences, such as International Conference and Exposition (ICE) and TechKnowledge
  • Webinars and podcasts
  • Knowledge Center that includes an extensive online library and Research Department
  • Certificate programs
  • Online workshops
  • Award winning publications

Resources for National members includes:

ATD Certification

ATD Store

ATD Talent Development Capability Model which includes self-assessment tool and personal learning plan.

Templates and Tools

TD at Work Tips and Tools

Member Only Newsletters

For more information about ATD education opportunities or publications, visit ATD National at:

To develop your personal and professional capability goals visit:

 ATD Talent Development Capability Model



ATD offers watch-and-learn webcasts, hosted by WebEx. Always your convenience.

Become a Power Member (joint Chapter and National membership) for discounts to all these education events and products! Visit ATD Membership to learn the value of ATD membership access to all resources.

   Separate yourself from the pack with a competitive advantage by becoming

   certified in ATD's Certified Professional in Training and Development.


   To become a CPTD, candidates must:
  • Have at least five (5) years of industry related experience
  • Pass the CPTD exam consisting of multiple choice questions and scenario based questions.

ATD CPTD Study Groups and resources are available once your application for certification has been approved by ATD Certification.  For more information visit CPTD Certification

Special Interest Groups (SIG)

Local Chapter members have the opportunity to create and join special interest groups (SIG). 

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