Editorial Board

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Melissa MesserMelissa Messer

Associate Editor & Copy Editor

Shawn ConlonShawn Conlon

Professional Counselors & Specialists

Jessica Ayub 2017 Jessica Ayub

School Counselor's Dept.

Leann MorganLeann Wyrick Morgan

Graduate Student's Dept.

Dylan Richard

Dylan Richard

Facilitating Career Development Dept.

Alease CopelinAlease Copelin 2017

Higher Education

Heather Maietta Heather Maietta

Ethics Column

Sarah Patterson-MillsSarah Patterson Mills

The Marketplace

Charles LehmanCharles Lehman

On the Web

Melanie Reinersman,
NCDA Website Editor & Web Magazine EditorMelanie Reinersman

Thought Leader Insights

Jenn LongJenn Long Leard

Headquarter News & Advertising

Alicia Kirkpatrick Cheek

Career Developments

Fall 2019

Table of Contents


Preparing Students to Foster Collaboration in Multi-Generational Workforce
By Ann Funke and Amy Baus



The 2018-2019 NCDA Award 
By Natalie Kauffmann



Professional Counselors & Specialists
Connecting the Generations at Work
By Linda Sollars


School Counselors
School Counseling for Generation Z: The Woke Paradox
By Ryan Roche


Graduate Students
Overcoming Generational Barriers in Workplace Communication
By Rebecca Merlenbach and Sarah Patterson-Mills


Facilitating Career Development
Preparing Clients for the Changing Nature of Work and the Job Hunt
By Shirley Rowe


Higher Education
The Role of Tech and Generational Theory in Bringing About Transformational Change Within the UK Higher Education Employability Space
By Emma Moore



From the President:
Understanding Cross-Generational Influences in Career Behavior
By Spencer Niles

From the Executive Director:
Examining the Stark Differences Among the Generations
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights:
A Conversation with Cecily Sommers
By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell:
Ethics and the Multi-generational Workplace
By Edward Mainzer and the NCDA Ethics Committee

The Marketplace
By Charles Lehman

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman