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Publication Schedule

Issue Date Focus Feature Call for Articles* *FINAL Deadline*
Fall / Winter 2020

Disrupt Career Development


NCDA Awards March 2020 July 8, 2020
Spring - Mar 2021

How the World of Work is Changing with Technology

Technology Committee & NCDA Conference Sept 2020 Dec 8, 2020
Summer - June 2021

Mental Health and Career Development

tba Dec 2020 Mar 8, 2021

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Career Developments

Summer 2020

Table of Contents


Chronic Labor Shortages in Agriculture: US & Canadian Perspectives
By Melissa Messer and Jennifer Wright



The 2020 NCDA Global Career Development VIRTUAL Conference
By NCDA Staff



Career Development Bulletin
How to Create Effective Online Career Workshops
By Diane Moore


School Counselors
Rural Schools: Making it Work
By Lori Olive


Higher Education Highlights
North America Looking to Diversity
By Scott Fisher and Kristen Kirkpatrick



From the President:
The COVID Crisis
By Kathy Evans

From the Executive Director:
Rural Workforce Development
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights:
A Conversation with David Blustein

By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell:
Ethical Practices for Working with Persons with Disabilities
By Sarah Patterson-Mills and Robin Gunn

The Marketplace:
Canada and the United States: Rural Workforce Comparisons
By Charles Lehman

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman