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4 Apr 2022 8:47 PM | Anonymous

OCDA Conference - Registration is Open!

Registration is now open for the 2022 OCDA Conference.

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The 2022 OCDA Conference is a two-day conference, spanning from Thursday, May 19th to Friday, May 20th and will be held virtually through Zoom. Early bird registration will end on April 17th.

This year's theme is - The Future of Career Development: Build Your Toolkit for Now and the Future. As we move forward in supporting the journey that we and our clients/students go through today for the sake of tomorrow, we aim to build our toolkit of life-career resources. Join us for our virtual conference, where you will connect and share innovative experiences and ideas with career-driven colleagues. Take a moment to read through some of our amazing speaker's presentations, and watch the short videos that cover their content: click here for the breakout sessions

OCDA Awards: Final Call for Nominations

It's the final call for award nominations! We are accepting nominations through Friday, April 8th. Winners will receive a $100 honorarium, commemorative gift, free registration to the 2022 Conference, and will be recognized at the conference! 

Please take a moment to nominate your amazing colleagues! Read the award criteria below; links to the nomination forms included as well!

Outstanding Graduate Student Nomination - https://lnkd.in/en2rnCT7

  • This award recognizes of the wonderful contributions that graduate students are already making to their respective field.
  • Nominees must be a full-time student in Ohio, a masters or doctoral candidate, and in the field of career counseling, student affairs, college/student personnel or a related field.

Outstanding New Professional Nomination https://lnkd.in/e4N4PkMx

  • This award recognizes of an individual with less than five (5) years of full-time experience.
  • This individual serves as a role model to students and professionals, demonstrates creativity/innovation in the field, and has great potential for continued success.


Bob Windle Leadership Nomination https://lnkd.in/ePedzEzx

  • The award is named in honor of Bob Windle, who won the award in 2011, for his exceptional contributions to OCDA and to career counseling, exploration, transition, and resilience.
  • The Bob Windle Leadership Award recognizes practicing career counselors, consultants, or teachers for outstanding performance.
  • Nominees must have at least eight (8) years of service in career development or a related field; demonstrated quality of service (such as innovative programs, recognition by local organizations, publications, awards, etc.); and service to professional association(s) at the local, state and/or national levels.

The Career Center for Career Centers

Career Placement Specialist

Cuyahoga Community College - Manufacturing Technology Center


Career Services Specialist

Cuyahoga Community College - Eastern Campus


Coordinator, Career Services and Student Employment

University of Akron - Akron Campus - Job ID: #13488

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