The ASTD Certification Institute (ASTD CI) announces that Darin Hartley, a 20-year veteran of the training industry, will serve as the 2012 Chair of its Board of Directors. The ASTD Certification Institute is an affiliate of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) whose purpose is to set professional industry standards for the learning and development profession. Hartley joined the board of directors in 2010.

Hartley currently serves as the Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Intrepid Learning Solutions, a company that designs learning strategies and solutions that improve business productivity. He is the author of several books, including Job Analysis at the Speed of Reality, On-Demand Learning: Training in the New Millenium, Selling E-Learning, and most recently 10 Steps to Successful Social Networking for Business.

ASTD CI also welcomes two new board members who will each serve three year terms. The new members are

  • Constance Filling, Vice President, CAP Learning, College of American Pathologists. In this role, Filling is responsible for strategic leadership of all learning activities within the CAP to achieve their vision to be the leading resource for education in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine.
  • Tom Robinson, Managing Director, Education, CFA Institute. In this role, Robinson leads and develops the teams responsible for the production and delivery of educational content and examinations for investment professionals.

    About ASTD and the ASTD Certification Institute

About ASTD and the ASTD Certification Institute

ASTD is the world's largest association dedicated to workplace learning and development professionals. To support members' ongoing development in the field, ASTD formed the ASTD Certification Institute to take the lead in setting professional industry standards and to certify training and development professionals through credentialing. ASTD CI administers the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) certification program and has awarded the CPLP designation to learning and development professionals since 2006.