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ATD Certification Institute

Who We Are


The ATD Certification Institute (ATD CI) is an independent organization created by ATD to take the lead and set industry standards for the talent development profession.

Our Mission


To elevate the talent development profession by developing standards for profession and validating that individuals meet those standards through assessment and recertification.

Our Vision


To confer globally recognized, best-in-class credentials for talent development professionals worldwide.


What We Do


ATD CI oversees professional certification examinations and confers credentials based on the ATD Competency Model. See the links in the menu to learn more.