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.