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NCDA inspires and empowers the achievement of career and life goals by providing professional development, resources, standards, scientific research, and advocacy.

The National Career Development Association (NCDA) is a founding division of the American Counseling Association (ACA). NCDA began as the National Vocational Guidance Association in 1913 - read more history under About Us or in Career Convergence.


November 2014
Celebrate Career Development!
National Career Development Day: Nov. 12
National Career Development Week: Nov 10-14

The 49th Annual Poetry and Poster Contest sponsored by NCDA:

Every adult and student enrolled in public, private, and
parochial schools in states with participating NCDA state
is eligible.

Contest division areas include:
Primary Grades K - 2
Intermediate Grades 3 - 5
Middle Grades 6 - 8
Senior Grades 9 - 12
Adult Student 18 and older enrolled in school
Open Adult 18 and older, not enrolled in school (student teachers, parents, and professionals...)

Each entry should celebrate and inspire career development with a positive tone, in relation to this year's theme:

"ReImagining Life's Possibilities: Celebrating First Jobs Through Encore Careers."


Click here for more details about NCD Month, the Contest, and examples of past winners.

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