Missouri Career Development Association

Upcoming Events

    • January 29, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Help MoCDA kick off the new year with this exciting webinar from NCDA

    Presented by: Imants Jaunarajs, Jodi Pavol, Zach McGrain and Marcquis Parham 

    "Brain Based Career Development (BBCD): The Neuroscience Coaching Approach That Helps Clients Take Action"

    What: For most individuals, the career development process is inherently overwhelming by the shear amount of information and future based thinking that goes along with making life altering decisions. This webinar will showcase the Brain Based Career Development (BBCD) model (with 2019 updates), which is based on cutting edge neuroscience research.

    When: Wednesday, January 29th

    Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

    Cost: MoCDA Members (Free): Non-Members ($10)

    Registrants will receive instructions on how to access the webinar via email.


    • Join MoCDA for $25 (Professional Staff) or $10 (Student) to access this webinar (and much more) for FREE! 
    • Join online at https://www.mo-cda.org/join

    • February 11, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Join MoCDA in our Book Club and Virtual Round Table for an

    in-depth discussion over a fantastic article.  

    "Be More Interested Than Interesting"

    What: Join your fellow MoCDA members in the reading of the article, “Be More Interested Than Interesting” in which readers will be invited to join a Zoom round-table discussion.  “Be More Interested Than Interesting” is a deep dive in how to better relate and communicate with those around you.  This is a great opportunity to connect across Missouri to other MoCDA members.

    When: Tuesday, February 11th

    Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST)

    Cost: MoCDA Members and Non-Members (Free)

    Registrants will receive instructions on how to access the webinar via email.


    • March 26, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • TBD: Columbia, Missouri

    Join MoCDA on Thursday, March 26 at 7:00 PM for and evening of networking and celebration before our Spring 2020 conference.

    This event is free for all current and prospective members of MoCDA.

    Light appetizers will be provided by MoCDA.

    Please RSVP by March 20, 2020.

    What: MoCDA 2020 Spring Conference Networking Event

    When: March 26, 2020; 7:00pm - 8:30pm

    Where: A fabulous restaurant in Columbia, Missouri close to the University of Missouri campus. We will send confirmation of the location once secured.

    • March 27, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • University of Missouri-Columbia - Trulaske College of Business, Columbia, MO

    MoCDA 2020 Annual Spring Conference

    University of Missouri-Columbia 

    Trulaske College of Business in Cornell Hall

    700 Tiger Avenue

    Columbia, MO 65211

    Using Technology in Career Development

    Conference Agenda (Tentative)

    • Registration/Breakfast
    • Keynote Address
    • Plenary Session
    • Plenary Session
    • Lunch & Annual Meeting 
    • Round Table Topic Discussions

    For attendees planning to stay overnight prior to the conference, please see the list of hotels conveniently located near campus. MoCDA does not have a rate agreement with any of the hotels listed. Attendees may choose to stay at any hotel in the area.

    Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia

    1225 Fellow’s Place Boulevard Columbia, MO 65201


    The Broadway Columbia

    1111 East Broadway Columbia, MO 65201

    The Tiger Hotel

    23 South 8th Street Columbia, MO 65201


Past Events

November 13, 2019 St. Louis Area: Celebrate National Career Development Day with MoCDA
November 13, 2019 Columbia Area: Celebrate National Career Development Day with MoCDA
November 13, 2019 Kansas City Area: Celebrate National Career Development Day with MoCDA
November 07, 2019 Webinar: Career Work is Justice Work & Surfing the Gig Economy
June 27, 2019 MoCDA Social/Dinner at NCDA 2019
April 05, 2019 MoCDA & ACAM Spring 2019 Conference - Promoting Wellness: Engaging the Whole Person
April 04, 2019 MoCDA 2019 Annual Meeting & Networking
December 06, 2018 Webinar: Supporting First Generation Students & Students of Color Through Career Development
June 21, 2018 MoCDA Dinner at NCDA
June 18, 2018 MoCDA Summer 2018 Regional Roundtable (KC Region)
June 18, 2018 MoCDA Summer 2018 Regional Roundtable (Northern Region)
April 20, 2018 MoCDA & GCSA Spring 2018 Professional Development Conference
September 29, 2017 Webinar: State of the Labor Market in Missouri
June 29, 2017 MoCDA Dinner Social at NCDA Conference
March 29, 2017 MoCDA Spring 2017 Conference
February 13, 2017 Webinar: Identity Intersections and Inclusion in Counseling: Increasing Our Competencies
December 07, 2016 Career Counseling in Uncertain Times
September 23, 2016 NCDA Credentialing Initiative
August 03, 2016 Conference Sharing and Connections (Fall Roundtable)
April 08, 2016 Peer Educators in Career Development
January 20, 2016 Partnering with Career Changers Webinar
August 06, 2015 Summer 2015 Roundtable
July 09, 2015 Finding Employment that Works for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome
June 30, 2015 MoCDA Social at NCDA Annual Conference
April 09, 2015 Spring 2015 Conference: Unplug and (Re) Connect
February 11, 2015 Motivational Interviewing in a Career Counseling Context
November 20, 2014 Fall 2014 Roundtable
November 18, 2014 Linked In: Beyond Networking!
October 23, 2014 Annual Poetry and Poster Contest for National Career Development Month
June 27, 2014 Summer 2014 Roundtable: Conference Recap Discussion
March 12, 2014 Strengths Educator Training
February 06, 2014 First Destination Survey Town Hall: Regional Trends and Updates from the NACE First Destination Task Force
December 06, 2013 Fall 2013 Roundtable: Leveraging Social Media in the Job Search Process
December 03, 2013 Fall 2013 Roundtable
November 13, 2013 Chaos Theory in Career Development
September 25, 2013 Best Practices for Online Delivery of Career Services to a Diverse Population
April 12, 2013 MoCDA Exposition Day
January 18, 2013 Fall 2012 Roundtable: Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory
November 19, 2012 Fall 2012 Roundtable: Applying Social Cognitive Career Theory (CANCELLED)
May 17, 2012 Spring 2012 Roundtable: Career Practitioner Show & Tell
March 23, 2012 Career Development to Type: Customizing the Career Counseling Experience for Students and Clients
January 19, 2012 Book Discussion
August 18, 2011 Summer 2011 Roundtable: Investing in the Future - Counseling Today’s Job-Seeker on Future Employment Trends

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