Welcome to the Colorado Career Development Association!

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. 

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Register today for CCDA's Spring Training, titled “Identity & Career Decision Making”. The training will be on April 26, 2024 from 9am-4pm in the Broomfield Community Center.

Identity & Career Decision Making

Friday, April 26, 2024 · 9:30am–3:30pm
Broomfield Community Center

Hear from former NCDA President, Dr. Lakeisha Mathews, our keynote speaker, as well as local experts and career practitioners during breakout sessions.

See the Spring Training page for more details!


Member: $120 · Non-member: $165 · Student member: $45

Upcoming Events

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.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

CCDA believes in a world that is inclusive and where equal opportunities exist for all. DEI is a guiding value of CCDA and we strive to promote learning amongst our members to create positive, sustainable change.

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Asperger’s/Autism Employment Coach Certification Summer 2024

Forward Motion Coaching · Barbara Bissonnette

About the Program:

The Summer 2024 program begins on June 13, 2024. It is a “deep dive” that features live, internet-based instruction and personalized mentoring. Participants learn to assist individuals to choose a manageable career, find a job, and stay hired. The program qualifies for 19.5 Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) credits and includes:

      • 8 interactive, weekly sessions with tips, techniques and case studies covering various autism spectrum profiles
      • Assignments consisting of readings, short answer questions, and case study reviews with personal feedback from the facilitator
      • A 6-week supervised practicum that provides hands-on experience
      • Extensive written materials

About the Instructor:

Since 2006, Barbara Bissonnette has specialized in career development coaching for individuals on the spectrum. Barbara shares tools, tips and techniques that she has honed during her work with more than 1,000 clients—the majority of whom have college degrees and are seeking competitive employment.

More Information & Registration:

Find details about the Summer ’24 group, including the agenda, on Forward Motion's website.

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