EXHIBIT HALL

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.  

>> 2015 Exhibitor Prospectus <<

For more information contact:

Alicia Kirkpatrick Cheek
305 N. Beech Circle
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: (918) 663-7060
Fax: (918) 663-7058
acheek@ncda.org

 

2015 Conference Exhibitors

Booth # 1-TuaPath
Contact: Heather Suchowski
(248) 515-2933
hsuchowski@tuapath.com
www.tuapath.com
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 darrel@careerguy.com and cathy@cathyseverson.comwww.careerguy.comwww.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
(408) 828-3858
rknowdell@mac.com
www.careernetwork.org
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
(202) 434-2214
tbarry@aarp.org
www.lifereimagined.org
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
(925) 939-8997
lesah@skillscan.com
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
(541) 346-5616
fuhriman@uoregon.edu
www.intocareers.org
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
www.purposely.com

Booth # 13-14- Kuder, Inc.
Contact: Bethney Ahrendesn
(515) 993-3005
ahrendsenb@kuder.com
www.kuder.com

Booth # 15-GoinGlobal
Contact: Sean Gallagher
(251) 342-9811
sgallagher@goinglobal.com
www.goinglobal.com
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 president@goinglobal.com, or call 1.251.342.9811.

Booth # 16-The Highlands Company
Contact: Kim Mumola
(914) 834-2001 ext 307
kim@highlandsco.com
www.highlandsco.com

Booth # 17-Jist Publishing
Contact: Bette Lind
(800) 328-1452
blind@emcp.com
www.jist.com
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 # 18-Resume Writing Academy/CTL
Contact: Marie Zimenoff
(970) 420-8413
marie@careerthoughtleaders.com
www.resumewritingacademy.com

Booth # 20- Education Career Services, LLC
Contact: Danny Huffman
(321) 972-8919
dhuffman@edu-cs.com
www.careerbreakout.com
“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
cbaker@counseling.org
www.counseling.org
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
(215) 875-7387
info@vri.org
www.vri.org
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
(609) 619-1640
ariker@ets.org
www.hiset.ets.org
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
(800) 862-1071
jmkwieci@wisc.edu
www.careerlocker.com
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
(202) 691-5715
wilkins.jeffrey@bls.gov
www.bls.gov
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
(866) 705-4201
rebecca@csoresearch.com
www.csoresearch.com
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
(800) 416-1666
rhansen@edits.net
www.edits.net
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
(813) 449-4074
tlyon@parinc.com
www.parinc.com
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 # 39-40-US Army Recruiting Command
Contact: Ina Jane Tyler
(502) 626-1981
ina.j.tyler2.civ@mail.mil
www.goarmy.com

Booth # 41-The Center for Work Ethic Development
Contact: Aspen Brooks
(303) 433-3243
abrooks@workethic.org
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!

 

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