The Publication Schedule is listed below, or click here for complete Submission Guidelines. Please contact a member of the Editorial team to discuss or submit an article.

 * The Final Deadline listed below is for the final article submission by the Editorial Team. If you are interested in writing for Career Developments magazine, please contact the appropriate editor well in advance of the Final Deadline, as authors are selected for an issue shortly following the previous issue's submission deadline date (see Call For Articles dates below). Please contact with any questions.

Publication Schedule

Issue Date Focus Feature Call for Articles* *FINAL Deadline*
Winter - Dec 2019 Policy, Advocacy and Social Justice in Career Development TBA June 2019 Sept 8, 2019
Spring - Mar 2020

Work and Disability: Issues and Strategies in Career Development

NCDA Conference Sept 2019 Dec 8, 2019
Summer - June 2020

Rural Workforce Development

CERIC Dec 2019 March 8,  2020
Fall - Sept 2020

Disrupt Career Development

NCDA Awards March 2020 June 8, 2020
Winter - Dec 2020

How the World of Work is Changing with Technology

Technology Committee June 2020 Sept 8, 2020
Spring - Mar 2021

Mental Health and Career Development

NCDA Conference Sept 2020 Dec 8, 2020

 *If selected, your article must be completely edited by the Final Deadline so it can be prepped for print.*


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Career Developments

Winter 2019

Table of Contents


Social Justice, Advocacy and Public Policy:
Fostering Systems Change
By David L. Blustein



National Career Development Month & Annual Poetry and Art Contest
By Melissa Messer



Career Development Bulletin
Revamping Career Education Opportunities for Equity and Social Justice: Four Tips for Career Education Curricular Development
By Christian D. Chan


School Counselors
Systemic and Personal Advocacy in Schools: A School Counselor's Role
By Martina Clymer


Higher Education Highlights
Counseling in Practice: Advocacy & Social Justice-Driven Actions & Steps
By Ana Clara Blesso



From the President:
Social Justice Advocacy for Career Practitioners As I See It
By Kathy Evans

From the Executive Director:
Policy, Advocacy and Social Justice: How NCDA is Contributing to This Effort
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights:
A Conversation with Dr. Y. Barry Chung
By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell:
By Asra Karajic Siwiec and Sharon Anderson

The Marketplace
By Charles Lehman

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman