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Preparing for the APTD Certification Exam

Thursday, July 13, 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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Thinking about pursuing the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD®) credential or already prepping for the test? Join this webinar for an interactive panel discussion. Hear from credential holders who have passed the current APTD certification exam to help you take the next step.

The panelists will walk you through:

  • What they did to prepare for the APTD certification exam
  • How they would prepare differently if they were starting from scratch
  • The most helpful resources and activities used during their preparation
  • How they benefited from the certification process
  • Any other advice they may have for APTD candidates

There will be time for questions. When you register, please submit one you hope the panelists will address during the webinar. 


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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.