Announcement from Madison Metro School District

Request from Madison Metro School District. Consider volunteering.  This is a GREAT experience for the students, AND you! We are looking for volunteers to interview Madison Metropolitan School District 7th through 10th grade students about their identity, goals, plans, and future emerging plans. The purpose of these interviews is to give students an opportunity to share with an …

Announcements from Judy Ettinger

There are two GDCF/CCSP hybrid classes offered in Madison this year. (Part of the class is delivered online and part is delivered face-to-face).  The first class is scheduled for the summer.  It begins May 29th and ends September 7th.  The required Madison meetings are June 18-19 and July 26-27.   A second class will be offered in …

Earn your NCDA FCD Certificate of Completion

Earn your Facilitating Career Development (FCD) certificate of completion through the National Career Development Association (NCDA). The NCDA FCD curriculum addresses 12 career development competencies: Helping Skills – Be proficient in the basic career facilitating process while including productive interpersonal relationships. Labor Market Information and Resources – Understand labor market and occupational information and trends. Be able to use …

Social Media Guidelines

These social media guidelines are for the WCDA Facebook Group, WCDA Linkedin Group, and WCDA Twitter Facebook = search under Wisconsin Career Development Association LinkedIn = search under Wisconsin Career Development Association Twitter = WISCCDA Social Media Guidelines for Wisconsin Career Development Association (WCDA). By being part of this group you are agreeing to the …

Call for Proposals

You are cordially invited to submit a presenter proposal for our upcoming WCDA Professional Development Event. Serving as a presenter is an excellent way to share your expertise with fellow career development professionals. Click here to fill out the presenter proposal form. What: WCDA Professional Development Event When: Friday, April 27, 2018 Where: Gateway Technical College in Racine, Wisconsin Theme: The theme for our upcoming professional …

$500 NCDA FCD Scholarship

Announcing the WCDA Roger Gantzarow Memorial Scholarship for the National Career Development Association’s Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Training. Click here to complete the scholarship application The Wisconsin Career Development Association’s Roger Gantzarow Memorial Scholarship provides assistance for individuals who complete the National Career Development Association’s Facilitating Career Development (FCD) training through a Wisconsin FCD Provider. This $500 scholarship …

LGBT Information for Career Development Professionals

This session was presented by Aaric M. Guerriero on Friday, November 10, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. Here are the handouts from the session: PFLAG Terms Gender Bread Person Gender Unicorn Guide to Addressing Others Gender Neutral Pronoun Usage Chart       Aaric M. Guerriero Pronouns: He/Him/His Director, Inclusion Education Center for the First Year …

Invitation to WCDA Professional Development Event. Fall 2017.

Date: Friday, November 10, 2017 Check-in is from 8:30am-9:00am Time: 9:00am-3:30pm Morning Sessions: Professional Value Propositions and Additional Dynamic Networking Strategies. Presented by Cedar Duerkop. Resume Writing and How to Leverage Transferable Skills. Presented by Nadia Rahman. Afternoon Sessions: LGBT Information for Career Development Professionals. Presented by Aaric Guerriero. Labor Market Information and Career Resources. Presented by Nancy Cechvala. …

Save the Date and Call for Proposals

Are you interested in becoming more involved with WCDA? We have the perfect opportunity for you! WCDA is looking for volunteer presenters for our upcoming professional development event.  What: “WCDA Professional Development Event: Employability Skills”    When: Friday, November 10, 2017 Where: Madison, Wisconsin Theme: Employability Skills. The theme for our upcoming professional development event is Employability Skills. Topic ideas …

From Career Advisor to Career Connector: Best Practices in College Career Service Delivery Models at Madison Area Technical College and Letters and Science at University of Wisconsin-Madison

In May 2013, Andy Chan, Vice President for Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University, delivered a trailblazing TED Talk titled, “‘Career Services Must Die.” Chan’s TED talk addressed many of the challenges faced by traditional college career services advisors-especially those serving students majoring in the liberal arts. Liberal arts students tended to wait …