The NCDA Global Career Development Conference welcomes exhibitors and sponsors from public and private corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, and professional associations who offer career-related products and services such as books, media, computer-based systems, assessment instruments, and online services.
Please view the Exhibitor Prospectus below for complete details.
For more information contact:
Alicia Kirkpatrick Cheek
305 N. Beech Circle
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: (918) 663-7060
Fax: (918) 663-7058
2015 Conference Exhibitors
Booth # 1-TuaPath
Contact: Heather Suchowski
TuaPath is a student success technology that engages students as individuals, guiding them through customizable career learning objectives online, enabling rich counseling discussions, extending the reach of the career office, while gathering unique data to help tell your career center’s story. TuaPath is “your path” to reach new heights!
Booth # 3-CAREERGUY.COM & VISTa-Cards.com Contact: Darrell Gurney and Cathy Severson firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.VISTa-Cards.com More than an assessment, the VISTa Life/Cards are a bright, colorful, easy and profound counseling tool that take card sorts to a whole new level. CareerGuy.com supports hope, change, growth and new possibilities for MBAs, undergrads and professionals with presentations, live/online courses, and coaching, and midlife, encore expansion into a purposeful “Back Forty” of life.
Booth # 4-Career Development Network
Contact: Dick Knowdell
The Career Development Network conducts career development training and certification programs is North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Since 1994, over 7,000 career practitioners have completed the Job & Career Transition Coach Certification workshops. Since 2006 the Network has been training Career Development Facilitators Instructors (CDFI).
Booth # 5-AARP
Contact: Tricia Barry
Life Reimagined is a personal guidance system designed to help people navigate transitions & live their lives to the fullest. Offering online & offline experiences made up of tools, experts & community, Life Reimagined helps people reflect, evaluate priorities & take action to navigate transitions and new life phases. Visit lifereimagined.aarp.org.
Booth # 8-SkillScan and Career Compass
Contact: Lesah Beckhusen
SkillScan offers engaging online and print transferable skills assessment tools including, Express (New), that works on smart phones. Assessment results connect with Holland and Personality themes. The Career Compass is a unique visual planning workbook for helping clients see the big picture and make informed decisions about their career path.
Booth # 10-Into Careers
Contact: Curtis Fuhriman
For over 40 years, intoCareers has delivered innovative and comprehensive career guidance with the Career Information System. As a national thought leader and outreach unit of the University of Oregon, intoCareers creates content, multimedia curriculum, and internet applications to assist people in making informed career choices. We deliver high-quality national and local information about occupations, employment, education, and training while meeting and adhering to nationally recognized standards of quality. Our programs enhance graduation outcomes, promote postsecondary education and employment. We partner with state education agencies, postsecondary education institutions, labor departments, and we support the career programs and goals of these states.
Booth # 12-Purposely
Contact: Greg Baker
Booth # 15-GoinGlobal
Contact: Sean Gallagher
GoinGlobal is the market leader in supporting the world’s leading academic institutions with expert-researched career and employment resources. The constantly updated database includes career guides for 90-plus locations, a proprietary H1B visa search engine, corporate profiles and more than 16 million job and internship listings. Contact Mary Anne Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1.251.342.9811.
Booth # 17-Jist Publishing
Contact: Bette Lind
See JIST Publishing for career materials; including job search, career exploration, occupation information, college preparation, and life skills. Stop by and see our newest product, JIST Gateway, which offers job seekers a one-stop online solution with all the career education and job search resources they need to find and keep a good job.
Booth # 20- Education Career Services, LLC
Contact: Danny Huffman
“ECS partners with academic institutions, reentry/prison systems, equipping and empowering individuals toward professional success by customizing curriculum, textbooks, and workshops to match demographic uniqueness, program philosophies, and gainful employment objectives. Committed to reducing recidivism, community involvement, and designing professional courseware, our latest four-year project, “Central Florida Jobs Initiative,” is launching nationally and seeking partnerships.”
Booth # 21-American Counseling Association
Contact: Carolyn Baker
(703) 823-9800 ext 356
Visit ACA to obtain membership and conference information and to purchase our latest texts including Career Counseling, 4e; ACA Ethical Standards Casebook, 7e; The Counselor and the Law, 7e; DSM-5 Learning Companion for Counselors and 2014 State of the Profession: Counselor Compensation.
Booth # 26-Vocational Research Institute
Contact: Krista Biesecker
CareerScope® is a valid, reliable, and objective interest and aptitude assessment available on CD or Online. CareerScope recommendations are based on Department of Labor and Department of Education standards and provide the basis for selecting the most appropriate education/training program and developing transition, training, and employment retention plans. Ask about a free trial!
Booth # 27-ETS HiSET
Contact: Amy Riker
The ETS HiSET program, a national high school equivalency test, includes elements critical to providing out-of-school youth and adults with the best opportunity to demonstrate their high school-level proficiency and their readiness for higher education or the workplace.
Booth # 30-Center on Education and Work
Contact: Jane Swiecinski
The Center on Education and Work (CEW) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison assists educators and career development professionals with career-related resources, research, and professional development. The Center is the creator of CareerLocker, a comprehensive online career information system used by 600,000 active users. Students and adults use this system for career exploration, academic and career planning, and job seeking. Recently the website has been redesigned for easier navigation and new features have been added. Stop by Booth # 30 and take a look!
Booth #31-Bureau of Labor Statistics
Contact: Jeffrey Wilkins
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the government’s source for labor force and employment projections. It produces current occupational wage and employment data, career guidance information, and employment projections to 2022. Staff are available to answer questions and demonstrate how to navigate the BLS website.
Booth # 34-CSO Research, Inc.
Contact: Rebecca Giddings
CSO Research, Inc. helps launch the careers of the college-educated workforce through technology that connects students with employers. Our career center automation software, the CSO System, is used by more than 900 college campuses. Our career outcomes data collection software, The Outcomes Survey®, is used by more than 100 schools.
Booth # 35- Edits Publishers
Contact: Kimberly Frichtel
For over 50 years, EdITS has been the industry leader in guidance and instructional materials. We feature the COPSystem career assessments relating interests, abilities, and work values to career clusters and pathways. Project CERES is a K-12 career focused curriculum program designed to realte school subjects to career skills. Additionally, we offer various measures of personality, self-concept, and study attitudes.
Booth # 36-37-PAR, Inc.
Contact: Teri Lyon
With a reputation for unparalleled Customer Service, PAR, Inc. is a leading publisher of innovative psychological assessments, including our Internet testing and reporting system, PARiConnect.
Booth # 41-The Center for Work Ethic Development
Contact: Aspen Brooks
The Center for Work Ethic Development partners with organizations across the U.S. giving practical tools for building work ethic. Our innovative curriculum and certification program, Bring Your A Game to Work, is available in three versions (adult, youth, and veteran). Find out how we’re helping more than 500 organizations turn common sense into common practice!
Mark your calendar:
2016 NCDA Conference
June 30 - July 2, 2016
June 29, 2016
Hyatt Regency Chicago
2017 NCDA Conference
June 30 - July 2, 2017
June 29, 2017
Marriott Orlando World Center