$500 CDF Scholarship

graphic_cdflogoWritten by Kathy Eidsmoe. Kathy Eidsmoe is on the board of directors for Wisconsin Career Development Association (WCDA). She is also the chair of the scholarship committee.

Announcing the WCDA Roger Gantzarow Memorial CDF Scholarship

Now accepting scholarship applications!

The Wisconsin Career Development Association’s Roger Gantzarow Memorial Career Development Facilitator (CDF) Training Scholarship provides assistance for individuals who complete the CDF training through a Wisconsin CDF Provider. This $500 scholarship may be used to help pay for tuition and/or the cost of books associated with the CDF training.

The scholarship is intended only for individuals who pay for the CDF training themselves, without assistance from an employer. Applications will be reviewed and the scholarship winner chosen based on responses. The recipient will receive the scholarship funds after proof of successful completion of the course is submitted to WCDA.

This scholarship is issued one time per year. Scholarship applications can be submitted at anytime throughout the year.

To apply, complete the application found at: Click here to go to application

Questions? Contact Kathy Eidsmoe at keidsmoe@cesa1.k12.wi.us

About Roger Gantzarow

Roger Gantzarow (1943-2014) firmly believed that career counselors should be trained and certified before assisting people with the career development process. For over 40 years, Roger was a vital member of the career counseling arena. He assisted countless individuals as they planned and managed their careers by helping them think about their interests, values, skills, goals and preferences.  He received his B.S. and M.S.E. from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. His first job was working as a career counselor in the Oshkosh Job Service Office.  Roger spent the last 20 years of his career as the Director of Counseling and Testing for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.  During his retirement he was a dynamic presence in countless organizations related to career development including the Wisconsin Career Development Association.

About Marie Smith

Marie Smith specializes in helping people gain clarity, explore options, leverage strengths, and set and implement goals with accountability. She is creative, intuitive, and incredibly resourceful. She serves on the board of directors, the professional development committee, and the technology committee for the Wisconsin Career Development Association. Marie Smith teaches the Facilitating Career Development program for the National Career Development Association http://facilitatingcareerdevelopment.com/