National Career
Development Month

NCDA promotes career development through its annual celebration of National Career Development Month. Every November, career development professionals are encouraged to celebrate with career related activities. In particular, NCDA sponsors an annual Poetry and Poster Contest. This year, National Career Development week is November 10-14 and National Career Development Day is November 12, 2014.

Announcing the 49th Annual Poetry & Poster contest, "ReImagining Life's Possibilities: Celebrating First Jobs Through Encore Careers." Click here for the 2014 Entry Form and Details

 


 

 Click here to see a list of winners from the 2013 Poetry and Poster Contest!



Questions? Contact  ncdacontest@ncda.org - Alicia Kirkpatrick at NCDA.


Listed below are the NCD Month State Contacts:

Each NCD Month entry must go through a state contest! If your state contact is not listed or your state is not participating in NCD Month, please contact NCDA Headquarters or e-mail the national chair for further instructions.

ALABAMA - LYNN BOYD

ALASKA- DEETA LONERGAN

ARIZONA -

ARKANSAS-

CALIFORNIA CARRIE MCKNIGHT

COLORADO-MARIE ZIMENOFF

CONNECTICUT- SUZANNE WALL

DELAWARE-

FLORIDA-

GEORGIA- ANDREA HOLYFIELD

HAWAII-

IDAHO- DAVID WALLACE EASTWOOD

ILLINOIS -

INDIANA-

IOWA-

KANSAS-

KENTUCKY-

LOUISIANA-KERRI SPEARS

MAINE- 

MARYLAND-

MASSACHUSETTS -

MICHIGAN - MARY ENGELHARDT

MINNESOTA- DARREN KALTVED

MISSISSIPPI -

MISSOURI- REYHAN JAMERSON

MONTANA- 

NEBRASKA-

NEVADA-

NEW HAMPSHIRE-

NEW JERSEY-

NEW MEXICO-

NEW YORK- JENNIFER BREIER

NORTH CAROLINA- CHRISTY DUNSTON and CHRISTOPHER HEGG

NORTH DAKOTA-

OHIO- ELLEN BROWN

OKLAHOMA-

OREGON- CHRISTINE LUNDEEN

PENNSYLVANIA-

RHODE ISLAND- HEIDI CARLA

SOUTH CAROLINA- STACEY WESTBERRY

SOUTH DAKOTA-

TENNESSEE -

TEXAS- TERRI HOWE

UTAH-

VERMONT-

VIRGINIA-MICHELLE SEIBERT

WASHINGTON-

WASHINGTON-PUGET SOUND- JILL WALSER

WEST VIRGINIA-

WISCONSIN - JOHN PRITCHETT

WYOMING -

Poster Contest Winning Entries

NCD Month Resources

  • Contact Alicia Kirkpatrick (akirkpatrick@ncda.org) at NCDA Headquarters to request contest brochures.
  • Download a full color 2014 ad - or- the black & white 2014 ad for use in your celebration of NCD Month!
  • Creative Ways to Celebrate- a list of ideas submitted by those who have celebrated in previous years
  • NCD Month K-12 Activities - Provided by Liz Jones - Kent Intermediate School District
  • Click Here to read from NCD Month Celebration of Work. In the presidential year of Jane Goodman, 2006 Eminent Career Award Winner, many NCDA members, such as LeeAnn Bernier-Clarke (Editor), Pat Wickwire, Judith Ettinger, Victoria Wildermuth and priceless others, collaborated to create one of the most remarkable NCD Month Activity Books available. This is a work in progress, and NCDA is striving to provide you with the best resources available.