The Mission of CCDA
The Colorado Career Development Association (CCDA) is a state affiliate of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Our organization exists to serve those who have an interest in career and workforce development issues in Colorado.
We're Back! Career, Community & Connection In Person
Friday, April 14, 2023 · 8:30am – 3:30pm
Front Range Community College
Boulder County Campus
Featuring Sessions with
Marie Zimenoff | CEO & Founder, Career Thought Leaders Consortium & Resume Writing Academy
Dr. David J. Ford | Associate Professor of Professional Counseling & NCDA Board Member
For full event details, see the Spring Training page.
Nominations for CCDA's 2023 awards are now open!
Each year, CCDA highlights outstanding career development professionals through two awards, the Rich Feller Leadership Award and Diversity Initiative Award. Please consider submitting a nomination for colleagues you want to recognize for their contributions to the field!
2023 Rich Feller Leadership Award Criteria & Nomination Form
2023 Diversity Initiative Award Criteria & Nomination Form
Nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 31, 2023 to be considered.
2022 Award Recipients
|Rich Feller Leadership Award||Diversity Initiative Award|
The annual Rich Feller Leadership Award recognizes those who have made valuable contributions to the career development field and have served others as a mentor and colleague. The 2022 Rich Feller Leadership Award was awarded to Andrea Wieland (Front Range Community College).
The Diversity Initiative Award recognizes an individual or team that has demonstrated a high degree of cultural responsiveness and inclusive practices within the domain of career-related activities. The 2022 Diversity Initiative Award was awarded to Kyle Inselman (University of Denver).
Congratulations and thank you for the wonderful work you do!
Webinars & Digital Content
View past CCDA conference recordings and webinars via the Members Only page. CEUs are also available. You will need to be logged in to access this content.
Updates from NCDA's Government Relations
NCDA's government relations committee releases a monthly advocacy report. Contact Rae Stout to learn more.
Storytelling: Connecting Culture, Creativity, and Career Development in the Classroom
By Karoline Jarr and Janae Hunderman
Students have stories that matter and want work that matters as well. This article will introduce practitioners to three free and useful tools, grounded in Narrative Career Counseling Theory, for connecting student stories to career development. Practitioners can use these easy strategies to equitably integrate culture, creativity, and career learning in any classroom setting.Complete Article >
"This article originally appeared in NCDA's web magazine, Career Convergence, at www.ncda.org. Copyright National Career Development Association, (Oct. 2021). Reprinted with permission."