National Career Development Month

Leading the Way to a Future Full of Possibilites

November 2017 is National Career Development Month

November 13-17, 2017 is National Career Development Week

November 15, 2017 is National Career Development Day

MCDA and NCD Month

November is National Career Development Month! MCDA is celebrating this month and inviting you to do the same by participating in career-related activities.

For general career-related activity ideas, visit NCDA NCD Month Activities 

For grades K-12 specific activity ideas, visit NCDA K-12 NCD Month Activities 

For additional career development resources, visit MCDA Resources at https://www.mdcareers.o rg/page-1651804

Creative Activities & Creative Resources

MCDA has put together this handout with a variety of activities, books and articles to help you celebrate National Career Development month.

Celebrate National Career Development Month by participating in the Poetry and Poster Contest.  Submit original poetry or artwork emphasizing this year’s theme “Leading the Way to a Future Full of Possibilities.”

MCDA Poetry & Poster Contest

Review the MCDA Contest Flyer for entry form, eligibility, requirements and judging process.

To Submit an Entry: Complete the entry form and send your poetry and/or poster submissions from Maryland via one of the following: 

Online: Online Submission Form

Postal Mail: Complete the entry form below and send with poem or poster to: MCDA Headquarters, c/o Safiya Stewart-Sagoua P.O. Box 553 Mechanicsville, MD 20659 

DEADLINE: December 5, 2017 

For more information and/or questions, contact Safiya Stewart-Sagoua at

52nd Annual NCDA Poetry and poster contest

Click here to enter the national NCDA contest.

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.

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