NCDA – National Career Development Association

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NCDA is the longest running career development association in the world. Founded in 1913 as National Vocational Guidance Association (NVGA), in 1985 it was renamed to its current National Career Development Association (NCDA). NCDA has developed standards for the career development profession as well as evaluation of career information materials. There are publications, resources, professional development opportunities and an annual conference. Click the link below to read an article from the 10/1/12 Career Convergence Magazine


KTER Center

Thanks to a colleague, I was shown this website today…a resource for

Take a look at this Tech Brief on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research Based Practice by State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Staff


Conover Company

Conover CompanyConover Company has excellent research based assessment tools covering areas like; Functional Skills and Social/Emotional Learning. Their work in mobile technology is awesome. I frequently use the Conover Company iPad Apps – there are 4 FREE Sampler programs:

The Education Blog and Corporate Blog provide resource and dialog opportunities.

TONS of great info on this site. Yes, there is a cost to much of their assessment offerings, but having used several, I would recommend.

Zarrow Center

The Zarrow Center provides excellent research based resources around issues of Transition. For today’s post I’ll direct you to the Transition resources, specifically the Self Determination Assessment Tools