Educational Resources for Everyone

Whether you’re an experienced advanced textiles professional or just starting out, ATA has education opportunities for you.


Learn from industry experts about new technologies, market trends and best practices.


A video library consisting of instructional videos for the purpose of learning and advancing the industry.


Join us each month for insider views, best practices and tips from successful companies.


Our certification program recognizes individuals for their superior knowledge, skills, experience and dedication.

Leadership Development

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) proudly launched the ATA Leadership Academy in the fall of 2023 offering comprehensive leadership development programs designed to create opportunities for advanced training to textile professionals across all levels. ATA Leadership Academy will offer training options for ATA member companies of all sizes. Currently ATA Leadership Academy offers programming through Center for Creative Leadership, Lake Forest Center for Leadership and Battlefield Leadership.

Other Places to Learn

Events and Exhibits

Our events often feature presentations, panels and workshops led by industry experts.


We publish several trade magazines that offer educational content for professionals in the field.


Subscribe to our e-newsletters to stay informed on topics that matter to you most.

Fabrics Terminology

Browse common industry terminology or dive into a specific market sector.