North Carolina 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.

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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NCCDA 2016 Annual Conference


We had a great 2016 NCCDA Conference! Click HERE for more information.

2016-2017 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.

The deadline for current members to apply HAS PASSED. Check back next summer for details on the 2017 grants. The submission form can be found here.. Please direct any questions about the grant to Courtney Gauthier, with a clear subject line noting the application.


NCCDA 2016-2017 Officers:

President: Christy Dunston
Assistant Director, University Career Services
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

President-Elect and Conference Chair: Jane Matthews
Assistant Director- Employer Relations
Meredith College

Complete List of NCCDA 2016-2017 Board Members

Complete List of NCCDA Board Member 2017-2018

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