We had a great MCDA Annual Conference!
Thank you for all who attended.

Featuring Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Krumboltz, Ph.D.

MCDA Annual Conference 2015

“Creating Opportunity for Your Future”
Colby College- Diamond Hall
Friday, June 19, 2015

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8:30- Check-in, Continental Breakfast 

9:00am- Welcome, Opening Remarks

9:15-10:00am-  Structured Networking Activity

10-10:15am- Break

10:15-12:15pm- Keynote: John Krumboltz, PhD. “Abolishing the Fear of Failure”

12:15-1:15pm- Lunch & MCDA Business Meeting (Page Commons)

1:30- 2:45 pm-  Choice of Workshops

1. Understanding Generational Differences: Strategies for Coaching/Counseling Clients from Millennials to Traditionalists”

    Presenter: Leigh Mundhenk, Career Coach and Trainer, WorkConcepts 

2. Informational Interviews: Prepare Your Client for a More Meaningful Experience

    Presenter: Corey Pelletier, Director of Alumni & Career Services, Thomas College

3. How the  WOWI Could Revolutionize Career Assessment

    Presenter: Rosie Hartzler, Owner of RosieWorks

4. Panel Discussion:Insight into Consulting and Private Practice: Is Private Practice for You?

    Presenters: Panel of Consultants from ACE (Association for Consulting Expertise)

5. Accentuating the Positive in Career Coaching

Presenter: Katherine Maloney, Senior Coach and Consultant

2:45-3:00pm- Break

3:00-4:15pm- Choice of Workshops

1. Jobs in Maine: Current Conditions, Outlook and Tools You Can Use

    Presenter: Ruth Pease, Economic Research Analyst, Maine Department of Labor

2. Scanner Tuning: How to Make Serendipity Work For You

    Presenter: Bill Stone, PhD., Principal of Promising Futures

3. Branding Yourself: Making it Work For You

    Presenter: Jordan Bell, Assistant Director of Internships, Colby College

4. The “I’s” Have it: Identifying and Leveraging the Strengths of Introverts in the Career Development Process

    Presenters: Michael Wisnewski, Director of Career Services, Salve Regina University & James Westhoff, Director of Career Services, Husson University

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