This year's theme is Inclusion in Career Services.
This year the Ohio Career Development Association Annual Conference will take place in Northeast Ohio. Please Join us for our 2019 Spring Conference on Friday May 31st, 2019 at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. We are offering you a variety of speakers on the theme of Inclusion in Career Services. **Breakfast and lunch will be provided as part of your registration.**
Dr. Kathy Evans, PhD, is the current President Elect of NCDA. She has taught career counseling for 20 years, been a counselor educator for 25 years, and teaches classes on counseling and advocacy. She also developed a graduate certificate program for Career Development Facilitators. Kathy's presentation is designed to empower career practitioners to become active in combating oppression in the world of work. It will not only cover the current issues involving injustices individual face in their career development but also how career practitioners can intervene on three different levels--working on behalf of clients, empowering clients to work on their own behalf, and working to impact the broader society to eliminate injustices.
BREAKOUT #1 SESSIONS:
Dr. Nina Talley, Director of Career Services at Wilmington College, will present on “Soft Skill Development for Generation Z: Through Strengths Based Approach to Internships”.
Nancy Ronevich, M.A., LPC, MBTI Master Practitioner and Director of Career Services at Franciscan University of Steubenville, will present on “Understanding Type Balance and Type Development in the MBTI”.
BREAKOUT #2 SESSIONS:
Doanise Thompson, M. Ed., NCDA Certified Career Development Facilitator, and Caitlin Conrad, M.Ed., both Career Coaches at The Ohio State University who will be talking about “My Client is Different from Me!: Time To Talk About Inclusiveness”.
Franceska Jones, MNO, GCDF, Career Coordinator, and Elizabeth Presley, Certified Career Coach, both from Notre Dame College will be presenting on “Bridging the Gap: Between Career Services and Disabilities Services”.
BREAKOUT #3 SESSIONS:
Katie Flanigan, M.Ed., GCDF, Career Advisor, and Gabriela (Larkins) Mendicino, Career Communities Engagement Coordinator, both from Baldwin Wallace University with their presentation“Level Up in Life: Overcoming Barriers to Student Career Development”.
Bethani Burkhart, MH, Director of Career and Academic Development at Hiram College, and Leigh Mascolino, Manager of Career Services from The Ohio State University will be presenting“Make it Tangible: Walk Away with Theory-Based Career Activities”.