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Join the CPTD multi-chapter Virtual Study Group!

Have you considered elevating your talents and capabilities by becoming a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD)?

Based on the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Talent Development Capability ModelTM, the CPTD is an esteemed credential provided to talent development professionals who successfully complete the requirements.

The preparation is an intense process that takes several months and has many benefits:

  • Build and validate your skills
  • Differentiate you in a competitive market
  • Broaden your career opportunities
  • Join an elite professional community


  •  Chapter members - FREE
  •  Non-chapter members - $100  

Become a Chapter Member

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The Talent Development Body of Knowledge (TDBoK) is the first-ever, comprehensive collection of concepts, definitions, methodologies, and examples covering the 23 Capability Areas identified in the Talent Development Capability Model.

About the CPTD Credential

The CPTD is grounded in the ATD Capabilities model and covers a subset of knowledge and skills and it focuses on the application of knowledge and decision making.

ATD Talent Development Capability ModelTM

Explore the model

CPTD Certification Overview

Learn the basics

ATD Certification Brochure


Amy Limbacher, CPTD

Director of CPTD - TD Austin 

For more information email Amy at CPTD@tdaustin.orgShe can also provide you with the ATD VOS registration code after your membership has been confirmed.

Study Group Testimonials

Hear what CPTD credential holders have to say about the virtual study group.

Upcoming Study Group Schedule

Having a support system during your preparation can be extremely beneficial for your success. The ATD Austin Chapter partners with several other chapters to offer a virtual study group to support CPTD candidates. Gain support for the 2023 CPTD testing windows.

As a participant, be prepared each week to:

  • Present a section for review.
  • Actively engage with others to gain a better understanding of how to apply theory to everyday situations related to talent and learning development. 
Experienced moderators will be present to support the group, providing advice and clarification.

Spring 2023

Free Study Group Informational Session

Tuesday, February 28

6:30pm-8:00pm CST

Event Over 

Virtual Multi-Chapter Study Group

Every Tuesday

March 7 - May 30

6:30pm - 8:30pm CST

Registration Closed

Fall 2023

CPTD Study Group Informational Session


Virtual Multi-Chapter Study Group


Note: Fall dates are announced in August. Subscribe to the ATD Austin Newsletter to get notified.


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PO Box 13324
Austin, TX 78711

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