Judith Hale, Ph.D., CPT, CACP, AIM, CDT, and ibstpi Fellow is one of the more prolific writers and well-known consultants in the field of credentialing and performance improvement. She is the author of the award-winning Performance-Based Certification, 2nd ED and the popular Performance Consultant’s Fieldbook 2nd ED. She is an expert in developing performance-based certifications some of which are used in over 90 countries. She is known for creating innovative measurement protocols based on universal standards that transcend borders and comply with Plain Language and Global English Standards. Her work in accreditation was adopted by the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), who in response to corporations wanting an alternative to ISO/ANSI accredits programs that can demonstrate positive results at a societal, organizational, or workforce level. Judy has worked in the public and private sectors across all industries for more than 35 years specializing in certification, micro-credentials, and accreditations.