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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. 

· 2023 CCDA Spring Training · REGISTRATION OPEN!

CCDA Spring Training Invitation

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


Special early bird pricing through March 27, 2023!
CCDA members: $90   |   Non-members: $145   |   Student member: $50

For full event details, see the Spring Training page.

2023 Award Nominations Open

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.

Outstanding Colorado Career Development Professionals

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).

Headshot of Andrea Wieland


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).

Headshot of Kyle Inselman

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.

Women's History Month

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  Copyright National Career Development Association, (Oct. 2021). Reprinted with permission."

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