Jaime Sims, CAS, CPLP, director of employee development for supplier SnugZ USA, has earned the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential from the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Certification Institute. In earning the CPLP credential, Sims possesses the knowledge and skills to be a top performer in the workplace learning and performance field.
Becoming a CPLP enhances a professional’s reputation by recognizing that they have an overall understanding of the nine areas of expertise for workplace learning and performance as defined by the ASTD Competency Model and can apply this knowledge in the workplace. In general, credentials benefit individuals by providing roadmaps for professional development, enhancing earning potential and broadening career opportunities.
To earn the CPLP certification, the recipient acquires industry‐related experience, successfully passes a knowledge‐based examination and submits a work product that meets performance standards. “TheCPLP certification process is rigorous and it produces candidates with a breadth of knowledge that brings significant benefit to their employers, colleagues and clients,” says Jennifer Naughton, ASTD’s director of credentialing. “Employing CPLP credential holders brings respect to an organization’s training function and ensures successful learning programs.”