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APTD and CPTD Certification Study Hacks

Thursday, July 18, 2024 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Jennifer Witebsky, Associate Director, Credentialing, ATD; Jill Kasten, CPTD, Training Specialist, Wind River Environmental Services; Elijah Merrett, APTD, Sales Enablement Specialist, Bloomerang; and Adam White, CPTD, Organizational Development Consultant, Penn State Health

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Courses. Study Groups. Reading Lists. Pinterest. These are all resources used to prepare for the ATD CI certification exams. Which is best for you? How can you make the most of your time and budget to be successful on the exam?

Whether you are just getting ready to purse the APTD or CPTD credential or are actively studying, hear from those who have recently earned the credentials.

During this webinar you will learn:

  • the variety of different ways candidates choose to prepare for the exam
  • what methods these certificants found successful
  • their go-to tips and tricks to keep them focused and organized
  • what would they have done differently to prepare for the exams

Take in some invaluable advice and build your certification-ready confidence. 


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Jennifer Witebsky
Jennifer Witebsky

Associate Director, Credentialing, ATD

Jennifer Witebsky is the Associate Director for Credentialing at the ATD Credentialing Institute. Jennifer supports the growth of the APTD and CPTD certification programs which have a growing global presence. Jennifer takes a project management approach to ensuring certification program and exam development standards continue to reflect career professionals in talent development.

Jill Kasten, CPTD
Jill Kasten, CPTD

Training Specialist, Wind River Environmental Services

Jill Kasten, CPTD is a leader, trainer, and works at Wind River Environmental as a Training Specialist. She has built a reputation as a team player who can also think outside the box. Jill has a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology and is currently working on her PsyD in Leadership Psychology because she believes in creating healthier workspaces focusing on change management. She is committed to employee training and development.

Jill is an active member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Central Massachusetts chapter of ATD where she facilitates a "rolling" virtual CPTD Study Group.

Elijah Merrett, APTD
Elijah Merrett, APTD

Sales Enablement Specialist, Bloomerang

Elijah Merrett, APTD is an ATD-certified learning manager and digital administrator with 15+ years of experience implementing innovative, action-based learning solutions, enabling practitioners to achieve results in the nonprofit and private sectors. He has received awards for excellence in instructional design, with expertise in soft skills, leadership training, and customer relations. Elijah is the Sales Enablement Specialist at Bloomerang.

Adam White, CPTD
Adam White, CPTD

Organizational Development Consultant, Penn State Health

Adam White, CPTD, is an Organizational Development Consultant at Penn State Health. He brings almost 25 years of talent development experience, both as a practitioner and a leader, to the organization, where he focuses on leadership development, team and culture growth, and organizational growth. He has consistently leveraged innovation, creativity, technology, and curiosity to deliver learning and development to other industries and organizations, like Comcast, Williams-Sonona, Inc., and Santander Bank, N.A.

Adam is an active member of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Central Pennsylvania chapter of ATD. He currently finishing a three year term as a National Advisor for Chapters support several local ATD chapters.