Poster Contest Winning Entries

NCD Month Resources

Please download the 51st Annual Poetry Poster Contest brochure and print as needed. Contact Alicia Cheek (acheek@ncda.org) at NCDA Headquarters if you have any questions.

Creative Ways to Celebrate- a list of ideas submitted by those who have celebrated in previous years

NCD Month K-12 Activities - Provided by Liz Jones - Kent Intermediate School District

Click Here to read from NCD Month Celebration of Work. In the presidential year of Jane Goodman, 2006 Eminent Career Award Winner, many NCDA members, such as LeeAnn Bernier-Clarke (Editor), Pat Wickwire, Judith Ettinger, Victoria Wildermuth and priceless others, collaborated to create one of the most remarkable NCD Month Activity Books available. This is a work in progress, and NCDA is striving to provide you with the best resources available.

Career Convergence offers many articles detailing activities for all age groups.  Here are a few that might help you help your students celebrate NCD Month:
-- Career Exploration in First Grade - By Deb Osborn
-- Positive Psychology Techniques for K-12 Career Counseling - by Louis V. Paradise and Dawn Romano Ironside
-- 21 Strategies for K-12 Career Development - by Deb Osborn
 

Click here view the NCD Month Webinar on the Poetry & Poster Contest.

National Career
Development Month

NCDA promotes career development through its annual celebration of National Career Development Month. Every November, career development professionals are encouraged to celebrate with career related activities. In particular, NCDA sponsors an annual Poetry and Poster Contest.

Announcing the 52nd Annual Poetry and Poster Contest!
"Leading the Way to a Future Full of Possibilities"

Every adult and student enrolled in public, private and parochial schools in states with participating NCDA state divisions is eligible. Contest divisions areas include:

  • Primary - grades K-2
  • Intermediate - grades 3-5
  • Middle - grades 6-8
  • Senior - grades 9-12
  • Adult Student - ages 18 and older, enrolled in school
  • Open Adult - ages 18 and older, not enrolled in school

Each entry should celebrate and inspire career development with a positive tone while emphasizing the national theme.

Download the 52nd Annual Poetry and Poster Contest brochure for
complete details and deadlines

To enter the contest online, use this google form.

 

November 2017 is National Career Development Month

November 13-17, 2017 is National Career Development Week

November 15, 2017 is National Career Development Day

Congratulations to the winners of the 51st Annual Poetry and Poster Contest! Click here to see the list of winners.



Questions? Contact Leann Morgan: NCDmonth@ncda.org


Listed below are the NCD Month State Contacts:

Each NCD Month entry must go through a state contest! If your state contact is not listed or your state is not participating in NCD Month, please contact NCDA Headquarters or e-mail the national chair for further instructions.

State contacts are invited to view the NCD Month Webinar on the Poetry & Poster Contest.

ALABAMA - Lynn Boyd

ALASKA- Deeta Lonergan

ARIZONA -

ARKANSAS - Dawn Roy

CALIFORNIA - Tracy Difilippis

COLORADO - Amanda M. White

CONNECTICUT - Michael Shavel

DELAWARE - Victor Massaglia

FLORIDA - Aida Varela

GEORGIA - Tavonda Hudson

HAWAII-

IDAHO - Ella Johnson

ILLINOIS -

INDIANA -

IOWA -

KANSAS -

KENTUCKY -

LOUISIANA - Lisa Hibner

MAINE - Bryan Murphy and Holly Smevog

MARYLAND - Lois Bennett

MASSACHUSETTS - Edward Colozzi

MICHIGAN - Mary Engelhardt

MINNESOTA- Darren Kaltved

MISSISSIPPI - Leigh E. Bartlett

MISSOURI - Catherine Nkonge

MONTANA- 

NEBRASKA-

NEVADA-

NEW HAMPSHIRE-

NEW JERSEY - Robert Bullard and Jennie Vila

NEW MEXICO- Autumn Collins

NEW YORK - Heather Robertson

NORTH CAROLINA-  Monica White and Christopher Hegg

NORTH DAKOTA - Alison Orgaard

OHIO - Karen Novakovic and Meagan Kittrick

OKLAHOMA- Sandy Babcock

OREGON - Joseph Hernandez

PENNSYLVANIA- Colleen Tortorella

RHODE ISLAND - Audra Lavoie

SOUTH CAROLINA- Thommi Lawson

SOUTH DAKOTA-

TENNESSEE - Erin Bennett

TEXAS- Terri Howe

UTAH- Melanie Steimle

VERMONT-

VIRGINIA - John Harrichand

WASHINGTON-

WASHINGTON-PUGET SOUND- Jill Walser

WEST VIRGINIA-

WISCONSIN - John Pritchett

WYOMING -

NCD Month Resources

Please download the 51st Annual Poetry Poster Contest brochure and print as needed. Contact Alicia Cheek (acheek@ncda.org) at NCDA Headquarters if you have any questions.

Creative Ways to Celebrate- a list of ideas submitted by those who have celebrated in previous years

NCD Month K-12 Activities - Provided by Liz Jones - Kent Intermediate School District

Click Here to read from NCD Month Celebration of Work. In the presidential year of Jane Goodman, 2006 Eminent Career Award Winner, many NCDA members, such as LeeAnn Bernier-Clarke (Editor), Pat Wickwire, Judith Ettinger, Victoria Wildermuth and priceless others, collaborated to create one of the most remarkable NCD Month Activity Books available. This is a work in progress, and NCDA is striving to provide you with the best resources available.

Career Convergence offers many articles detailing activities for all age groups.  Here are a few that might help you help your students celebrate NCD Month:
-- Career Exploration in First Grade - By Deb Osborn
-- Positive Psychology Techniques for K-12 Career Counseling - by Louis V. Paradise and Dawn Romano Ironside
-- 21 Strategies for K-12 Career Development - by Deb Osborn
 

Click here view the NCD Month Webinar on the Poetry & Poster Contest.