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

Summer 2019

Table of Contents


The Role of Assessment in Guided Career Intervention
By JoAnn Harris-Bowlsbey



An Inside Look into the New Comprehensive Guide to
Career Assessments
By Emily Bullock-Yowell


Special Feature

What's in Your Career Assessments Toolbox?
from CERIC's Careering magazine



Professional Counselors & Specialists

Alternative Career Assessments: Seven Variations on a Theme
By Dirk Mathews and Janet Wall


School Counselors

Career Assessment K–12: Learning, Exploring, Planning
and Acting
By Pamelia Brott


Graduate Students

Career Assessment in the 21st Century
By Benjamin Wright


Facilitating Career Development

Sticking to the Basics to Achieve Advanced Results: Utilizing Fundamental Methods of Career Counseling to allow for Optimal Results to Emerge
By Gregson Gordon


Higher Education

Choosing the “Right” Career Assessment
By MaCail Evans



From the President:
Understanding the Limits and Usefulness of Comprehensive Career Assessment
By Spencer Niles

From the Executive Director:
Expanding Assessment Options for NCDA Members
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights:
A Conversation with Chris Wood
By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell:
Past, Present and Future: Ten Years and Beyond
By David Reile and Sharon Anderson

The Marketplace
By Charles Lehman

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman