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WCDA Graduate Student Spotlight: Jenni McKay

Jenni McKay What is your favorite part about being a graduate student in the career development field? Besides all of the great learning I’m doing in the areas of counseling skill building, career development theory, assessment tools, and resources, I also greatly value the opportunities I have to build relationships with not only my classmates …

Photos from the STRENGTHS professional development event held on May 5, 2017

The Wisconsin Career Development Association held a STRENGTHS professional development event on May 5, 2017. This event quickly reached capacity (we had a waiting list). Professionals from numerous colleges/universities/organizations participated in the event, including: — Blackhawk Technical College — Bryant and Stratton College — Cooperative Education Service Agency (CESA #1) — Gateway Technical College — …

FORWARD Thinking and Find Us

In an effort to keep you involved and informed, WCDA launched a social media initiative. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and WordPress. Also, to expand our FORWARD thinking, we have updated the WCDA website. Here is information on how to find us. When you find us, follow us. WCDA Website = www.wcda.org Facebook …

Previous Event: Strengths Workshop

Strengths Workshop for Career Development Professionals Your StrengthsQuest adventure begins with a 30-minute online assessment. Assessment instructions will be emailed to all registered participants. Please complete your strengths assessment by Monday, April 24, 2017 by midnight. After you complete the StrengthQuest assessment, you will receive a customized report that lists your top five signature themes. Please …

NCDA Recorded Webinar: Maximize Your Strengths

Maximize Your Strengths to Thrive in Your Professional Life. Presented by Cori Shaff, M.Ed. Learn how to use your strengths to thrive in your professional role. You are encouraged to complete the StrengthsFinder assessment before viewing the webinar. Click here to view the webinar There is no cost to view this webinar, courtesy of National Career Development …

WCDA Member Spotlight: April McHugh

April McHugh is the President of Wisconsin Career Development Association What is your favorite part about being a career development professional? Truly being able to assist others in making positive changes in their lives.  It is a honor to be a part of such a wonderful process and join people on their career and life journeys! …

SAVE THE DATE: Strengths Workshop

Please join us for our Spring WCDA Professional Development Workshop on Friday, May 5, 2017 9:00am-3:00pm, at the Waukesha County Workforce Development Center, 892 Main Street, Pewaukee, WI 53072. Learn about your strengths and how to use them personally and professionally. Each workshop participant will take the StrengthsQuest assessment before attending the workshop. The assessment …

WCDA Member Spotlight: Sheri Eisch

Name: Sheri Eisch What is your favorite part about being a career development professional? All of the wonderful students I get to meet and help each and every day. What is your specialty within the career development profession? I work with students at a technical college in Wisconsin. I work with many undecided adult students with …