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October Newsletter

25 Oct 2019 8:48 PM | Anonymous


November will be National Career Development Month! Join OCDA during two professional development sessions to celebrate on Nov 1st and Nov 8th. Lunch will be catered, and supplies for the annual NCDA Poetry and Art contest will be provided at NO cost to you! Find out more about the contest by clicking here. Network with others in the field and invite those that may not currently be members; this event is open to anyone who may be interested. These events are made possible by an NCDA grant.

RSVP by the end of today!



Equity – Content that focuses on promoting equal access to services and opportunities among diverse populations. 
Innovation – Emerging trends, concepts, theories, and technologies in career development.
Practical Strategies – Sessions that leave participants with tangible tools, strategies, and resources to utilize in their day to day work.
Engagement – New and creative ways of engaging students, clients, employers, community, and other stakeholders.
Click here to submit a proposal!

The Ohio Career Development Association is seeking proposals for our 2020 conference, happening on Friday, May 29th, 2020 in Columbus Ohio!

We are looking for presenters focused on innovative ideas, research, theories, programs, and strategies to help our attendees prepare clients for the workforce.

You are welcome to submit a proposal for any career-related topic, but we are especially interested in subjects related to: 

Interested in Presenting?

Questions about submitting a proposal? Email Chelsea Francis, OCDA President-Elect at

Career Convergence Web Magazine

One of the benefits of being an OCDA member is access to the Career Convergence magazine. Access the magazine online for free at: You can access recent articles on topics relevant to a wide variety of career practitioners including K-12, independent practice, counselor educators and researchers, post-secondary, and more. You also have access to the Career Convergence archives.

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