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September End-of-Month Newsletter

30 Sep 2019 8:57 PM | Anonymous

OCDA Professional Development Grant

Deadline Today!!!

Ohio Career Development Association is offering two (2) $250 grants to support OCDA members and their professional development. The grants are intended for professional development activities related to:

  • Conference registration or travel

  • Workshop registration or travel

  • Professional training

  • Professional certification(s)

  • Other professional development opportunities

 Click here to submit your grant proposal using the online form

Proposals will be judged based on planned use of funds and support of the mission of OCDA to promote a greater understanding of the meaning of work and vocation, to foster career development over the life span, and to improve standards of professional service in the field of career guidance and counseling in Ohio.

We’re Going Live Tomorrow!

Check out our Facebook page (@OhioCareerDevelopmentAssociationat 10am on October 1st to see who will win the full registrations to NCDA’s Career Practitioners Institute on October 25th. If you are still interested in attending, registration & further presentation details can be found here:

OCDA Coffee Chat Recap

Thank you to those of you who joined our Coffee Chat! This was a fantastic way to network with fellow Career Professionals and learn Employer Relationship-Building Strategies. Our next Coffee Chat will be occurring in March. Stay tuned for further updates, and we hope you can join us!

Total Internship Management Workshop

OCDA will be co-sponsoring the Total Internship Management Workshop in Dublin, Ohio on October 18th. This full-day workshop will provide you with a framework to create a meaningful and impactful internship program. For more information, please visit:

All Ohio Counselors Conference

The AOCC Conference is November 6th - 8th.


Early Bird rates for registration end October 8th.

Hyatt Regency Hotel Reservations are Open!
Rooms start at $172, shared rooms slightly higher.
Hyatt Group Block closes October 14th.

National Career Development Month

In November, for National Career Development Month, OCDA will be hosting two networking and workshop/speaker events. One event will be in Columbus and the other in Northeast Ohio. Stay tuned for more details!

If interested in being involved with planning, please contact our National Career Development Month Chair, Felicia Johnson at

Reminder to Members

Don't forget to update your contact information in your membership profile to continue to receive information from OCDA.

If you need assistance, please contact

The date is set, all we need is you!

Mark your calendar for OCDA's 2020 Conference on May 29th!

More details to come...


Don’t forget to keep updated and follow us at:
Facebook: Ohio Career Development Association
LinkedIn: Ohio Career Development Association
Twitter: @The_OCDA
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