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Participate in an APTD or CPTD study group offered independently through local chapters.

Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) Study Groups


Kansas City Certification Study Group
A new cohort running from March - October 2023 begins March 14, 2023 with a free informational session.
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Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) Study Groups


Ann Arbor Certification Study Group (Fall 2023 cohort)
Next cohort starts July 30, 2023
There will be an information session on July 23, 2023
Meets Sundays at 6:30 p.m. ET.
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Central Massachusetts Certification Study Group - Rolling 13-week program - Join any time
This virtual study group meets every other week on Tuesdays (new day of the week as of September 2023) with a rolling 13-week schedule. Join at any time.
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Central Pennsylvania Chapter Certification Study Group
Group starts on September 5, 2023 and runs through December 12, 2023
Meets Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET. Members from any ATD chapter can attend for free.
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Houston Chapter Certification Study Group
Group starts September 21, 2023 and runs through December 21, 2023
Meets Thursday evenings from 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m. CT
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Kansas City Certification Study Group
A new cohort will be running from March - October 2023, beginning with a free information session on March 14, 2023.
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Multi-Chapter Certification Study Group
Sponsored by: ATD Austin, Central Florida, Dallas, Florida Suncoast, Golden Gate, Greater Las Vegas, Orange County, Pikes Peak, Rocky Mountain, Southeastern Wisconsin, Valley of the Sun and West Virginia Chapters

Fall 2023 cohort
Starts August 29, 2023
There will be an information session on August 22 at 4:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. ET
Meets Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. ET
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South Florida Certification Study Group
Next cohort begins August 19, 2023
This 11-week virtual study group is open to professionals around the globe seeking to prepare for the CPTD exam.
Meets Saturdays at 10:00a.m. ET for two hour sessions.
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International Study Groups


For information on study groups forming in the Middle East
Reach out to our study group organizer on LinkedIn here.