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Volunteering

As proven leaders in the field, we rely on current Certified Professionals in Learning and Performance (CPLPs) for help with the ongoing development of the CPLP program. This is to ensure that the quality of the program continues to be high. There are a number of CPLP volunteer opportunities for 2015. Take a look at the following information for an overview of each activity and the 2015 schedule.

To apply you must:

  1. Complete the online 2015 Volunteer Opportunities Application
  2. Complete the online Content Expertise Survey.

Volunteer Activities 

Types of Volunteer Activities

Item Writing | Item and/or Exam Review | Work Product Scoring | Cut Score

Go to 2015 Volunteer Activities


Item Writing

    Description:

  • Conducted once per year. Volunteers are responsible for developing multiple-choice questions for the CPLP exam.

    Expertise Requirement:

  • Must have intermediate- or expert-level knowledge and expertise in Global mindset and at least six Areas of Expertise (AOEs).

    Format and Commitment Requirement:

    Eligible Recertification Points:

  • Earn up to 10 points. 

Item Review and/or Exam Review

    Description:

  • This is usually conducted two times per year. Volunteers are responsible for reviewing all newly developed CPLP test items for the exam.

    Expertise Requirement:

  • Must have intermediate- or expert-level knowledge and expertise in Global Mindset and at least six Areas of Expertise (AOEs).

    Format and Commitment Requirement:

    Eligible Recertification Points:

  • Earn up to 6 points. 

Work Product Scoring

    Description:

  • This is usually conducted twice per year. Volunteers are assigned to be raters (responsible for scoring candidate work products) or team leaders (responsible for rater training, providing guidance, and adjudicating work product submissions).

    Expertise Requirement:

  • Must have intermediate- or expert-level knowledge and expertise in at least two AOEs. Team leaders must have prior rater experience.

    Format and Commitment Requirement:

    Eligible Recertification Points:

  • Earn up to 15 points.

Cut Score

    Description:

  • Conducted as needed. Volunteers are responsible for helping to develop the cut score for updated exams.

    Expertise Requirement:

  • Must have intermediate- or expert-level knowledge and expertise in at least in Global Mindset and at least six Areas of Expertise (AOEs)

    Format and Commitment Requirement:

  • Travel to Alexandria, VA for on-site participation (one- to two-day commitment, may require weekend participation, eight-hour workdays required). 
  • Commit to the entire schedule to participate and earn recertification points. 
  • Sign a Cut Score Nondisclosure agreement.

    Eligible Recertification Points:

  • Earn up to 10 points.  

2015 Volunteer Activities

February
March
April
June
August
September

Back to Types of Volunteer Activities


February

    Writing Exam Items
    Eligible for Up to 12 Recertification Points

  • Attend a three-hour WebEx meeting on either Friday, February 6, 2015, 1-4 p.m. ET, or Saturday, February 7, 2015, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. ET.
  • Complete approximately 20 hours of independent work between February 6 and March 7.

March

    Work Product Scoring Workshop
    Eligible for Up to 15 Recertification Points

  • Attend three- to four-day on-site event in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Must be available for all dates and times.

Team Leader
March 12th-15th

  • Must have previous rater experience.

Rater
March 13th-15th

  • Must have intermediate- or expert-level knowledge and expertise in at least two AOEs.

April

    Item Review/Item Writing: Meeting to Reclassify, Revise, and Revalidate Items
    Eligible for Up to 10 Recertification Points

  • Attend two-hour WebEx meeting on either Friday, April 3, 2015, 1-3 p.m. ET, or Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ET.
  • Complete approximately 20 hours of independent work between April 3 and April 24.

June

    Exam Review
    Eligible for Up to 15 Recertification Points

  • Attend three-day, on-site meeting in Alexandria, Virginia, June 10-12, 2015. 
  • Must be available for all dates and times.

August

    Exam Cut Score
    Eligible for Up to 12 Recertification Points

  • Attend two-day, on-site meeting in Alexandria, Virginia, August 13-14, 2015. 
  • Must be available for all dates and times.

September

    Work Product Scoring Workshop
    Eligible for Up to 15 Recertification Points

  • Attend three- to four-day, on-site event in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Must be available for all dates and times.

     Team Leader

    September 17th-20th

  • Must have previous rater experience.

    Rater

    September 18th-20th

  • Must have intermediate- or expert-level knowledge and expertise in at least two AOEs.

Dates are subject to change and additional activities may be added.

For questions contact Pat Byrd at pbyrd@td.org.

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