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NCDA Career Practitioner Institute (CPI): Career Development Strategies for Marginalized Groups

  • Thursday, February 24, 2022
  • 8:00 AM
  • Friday, February 25, 2022
  • 5:00 PM
  • St Petersburg, Florida

NCDA Career Development Practitioner institute
Career Development Strategies for Marginalized Groups
St. Petersburg, FL
February 24-25

Keynote: Dr. Kent Butler, President, American Counseling AssociationKent Butler 2021

Kent Butler, Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, with a concentration in Counseling Psychology, from the University of Connecticut. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and Nationally Certified School Counselor (NCSC). Dr. Butler presently serves as President of the American Counseling Association (2021-2022) and is an ACA Fellow. Dr. Butler formerly served the University of Central Florida as the Interim Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer and is a National Association of Chief Diversity Officer in Higher Education Fellow (2020-2021). In March of 2020, he was selected as a Fellow within the National Association of Chief Diversity Officers in Higher Education’s Chief Diversity Officer Fellows Program (NADOHE-CDOFP). He is a 2020 – 2021 cohort (C-7) member. The professional leadership program mentors new and early career Chief Diversity Officers. Dr. Butler was also recently promoted to Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Central Florida and has served as a Faculty Fellow for Inclusive Excellence within the Office of the Provost.

Closing Keynote: Dr. V. Scott H. Solberg, Boston UniversityV Scott Solberg

Dr. V. Scott H. Solberg is a Professor at the Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Solberg is working internationally and nationally on the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective career development programs and services, especially for high-need youth populations, including youth with disabilities. This work includes co-leading a State Leaders Career Development Network as well as serving as Vice-President of Research for the industry-led Coalition for Career Development Center. Currently, he is co-leading a 17-country effort to build educator capacity to engage in social emotional learning. This SEL effort has been recognized by World Educational Research Association as an International Research Network. His publications, reports, and curriculum translate career development research into practice and policy strategies that are being used by states and districts throughout the United States. His most recent book is “Making School Relevant with Individualized Learning Plans: Helping Students Create Their Own Career and Life Goals” from Harvard Education Press. He is author of Success Highways, an SEL/Resiliency assessment and program available from Intellispark, co-editor of the “Handbook of Career and Workforce Development: Research, Practice and Policy” from Routledge, and co-editor of  “Careers for Students with Special Educational Needs: Perspectives on Development and Transitions from the Asia-Pacific Region” from Springer.


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