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  1. 1. Are You Certifiable?What Does it Take to Become a CPLP? Maureen Orey, M.Ed., CPLP ASTD San Diego – YTTL 2011 Rothwell & Associates 1 www.astd.org
  2. 2. Session Objectives Explore the ASTD Competency Model Describe the Certification Process Explain Benefits of Certification Introduce CPLP Readiness Tools 2 www.astd.org
  3. 3. Certificate vs. Certification?Certificate,a document attesting to the fact that a person hascompleted an educational course.Dictionary.comCertification, in its broadest sense, canbe understood to mean “a credential awarded byan employer, a vendor, or an association orindependent agency.”Hale, J. (1999). Performance-Based Certification:How to Design a Valid, Defensible, Cost Effective Program.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer. 3 www.astd.org
  4. 4. Benefits of CertificationIndividual professional: Clear direction for professional growth Recognition of competency Resume builder Industry credibilityEmployers: Certified professionals in learning and performance Differentiator for candidates/selection tool Path for development of WLP staff 4 www.astd.org
  5. 5. WLP Model:Foundational Competencies 5 www.astd.org
  6. 6. WLP Model:Area of Expertise (AOEs) 6 www.astd.org
  7. 7. 7www.astd.org
  8. 8. ASTD Competency Model Roles The nine are groupings of targeted competencies. They are not job modules of the titles. An individual’s job may encompass one or moreASTD Learning roles, similar to different "hats" that one might have to wear. System and CPLP examalign to the nine AOEs. Areas of Expertise (AOEs) are the specialized knowledge/skills an individual needs over the foundational competencies. An individual may need expertise in one or more areas. Foundational Competencies define relevant behaviors for learning and performance professionals to varying degrees. 8 www.astd.org
  9. 9. Understanding the AOE’s ACTIVITY: Spend roughly five minutes with a partner and discuss your thoughts about the breadth of the industry AOEs 9 www.astd.org
  10. 10. Certification: Highlights Cost ASTD National Member - $799.00 Non-Member - $999.00  Learning system (optional)  Formal test prep or local study groups Components  Exam – covering the industry body of knowledge  Work Product – on one chosen Area of Expertise (AOE) 10 www.astd.org
  11. 11. CPLP Knowledge-Based Exam 150 multiple-choice questions 150 minutes to complete (2.5 hours) 9 Areas of Expertise One correct answer per question Questions are application-based *Answer questions from the “ASTD perspective” Approximately 90+ hours to adequately prepare 11 www.astd.org
  12. 12. CPLP Exam Focus 57% 12 www.astd.org
  13. 13. CPLP Results Screen 13 www.astd.org
  14. 14. Certification: Highlights Certified Professional in Learning and Performance  Eligibility 2-3 Years Relevant Experience or Equivalent  CPLP Readiness Assessment  Phase I - Written Exam Covers All AOEs  Phase 2 - Work Sample (Portfolio) Chosen AOE “Specialty”  Learning Design, Training Delivery, Measurement & Evaluation Emphasized (Weighted More)  Code of Ethics Signed and References Provided  Pre-Certification Orientation and Optional Self-Assessment  Continual Learning Credits are Part of Renewal 14 www.astd.org
  15. 15. Work Product Deliverables Definition: An actual work project that represents what you do in an Area of Expertise. Areas of ExpertiseDesigning Learning 90 minutes of instruction you designedDelivering Training 20 minute segment of you trainingMeasuring and Evaluating Evaluation ReportHuman Performance Improvement Evidence that HP improvedLearning Function Learning Function or Project Report •No more than 3 years old Approximately 60 hours to prepare Core Components:  Project Relationships  Outputs  Planning  Outcomes 15 www.astd.org
  16. 16. Certification: Applicant Process Flow Complete CurriculumAssess Apply and pCPLP andReadiness Sign Code of (voluntary) Test Prep Ethics/Refs (voluntary) 1. Delivering Training Areas of CompleteReceive Emphasis General 2. Designing LearningFeedback Exam 3. Measuring & Evaluating 4. Human Performance Improvement 5. Managing the Learning Function Apply for AOE Submit Submission Work Product CPLP ! Earn CEU Credits To re-certify © 16 www.astd.org
  17. 17. Certification: For Whom? WLP Professionals (3+ years) Include Those Transitioning Up Exclude Those Passing Through In the future, Multiple Levels… WLP “Masters” WLP Professionals 17 www.astd.org
  18. 18. Chapter Support of CPLPASTD Chapter Programs Program focus (SIGs, chapter speakers, workshops) CPLP Study groups Alignment with strategic goalsOther development opportunities ASTD Certificate Programs (HPI), ASTD conferences Certification in Related Programs (ICF, CPT, etc.) University Programs/Courses Volunteer Services (Boards/Officer Positions) 18 www.astd.org
  19. 19. CPLP Resources 19 www.astd.org
  20. 20. Benefits of CertificationIndividual professional: Clear direction for professional growth Recognition of competency Resume builder Industry credibilityEmployers: Certified professionals in learning and performance Differentiator for candidates/selection tool Path for development of WLP staff 20 www.astd.org
  21. 21. Q&A 21 www.astd.org

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