NC Career Development Association

What is NCCDA?

The North Carolina Career Development Association (NCCDA) is comprised of professionals engaged in the field of career counseling and development. NCCDA is organized and governed in accordance with the by-laws of the National Career Development Association. NCCDA is a division of the North Carolina Counseling Association.

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Register for the August 8 Morning Musings here

NCCDA Annual Conference Information

2019 NCCDA Annual Conference Information Coming Soon.

Thank you attendees, presenters and panelists for attending and participating in the 2018 NCCDA Annual Conference!

Visit 2018 Conference Information to learn more.

Follow us on Social Media

We are active on our LinkedIn Group as well as Facebook throughout the year. See links below.

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images-linkedin-logo-png-14 Our LinkedIn group can be “joined” here:

2018-19 Best Practices Grant

The North Carolina Career Development Association (NCCDA) has created the “Best Practices” grant in order to support the development of new career-related programs, research, or practices in North Carolina. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded annually to help finance innovation in the area of career development.

Application available HERE.
The deadline for current members to apply for the 2018-2019 grant cycle is 
September 28, 2018. Please direct any questions about the grant to Christy Dunston,


NCCDA 2019-2020 Officers:

President: Deanna Knighton
Career Development Specialist
Made In Durham

President-Elect and Conference Chair: Katie Peterssen
Assistant Director, Career Development
Office of Career Planning, Meredith College

NCCDA 2019-2020 Board

If you are interested in volunteering with the association, please feel free to contact Deanna Knighton at