NCCDA values the work our members do each day to facilitate career development for students and professionals across North Carolina. Each year we recognize the outstanding work of members at our annual conference. Descriptions of these awards are below and we encourage all members to consider nominating their colleagues.
Please consider taking the time to nominate a colleague for the North Carolina Career Development Association's New Professional Award, Outstanding Professional or Program Award, or Roy N. Anderson Award (individual in NC who has made an outstanding contribution to career development, both in the state and at the regional or national levels for at least 10 years). Award recipients will be announced during the annual conference on March 8, 2024.
Strong recommendations will highlight both the qualities and accomplishments that make this nominee exceptional. Thank you for recognizing your deserving colleagues!
The Roy N. Anderson Award
This award recognizes an individual in North Carolina who has made an outstanding contribution to career development, both in the state and at the regional or national levels for at least 10 years. This award, affectionately known as “The Roy,” is named for the founding professor of the North Carolina State University Counselor Education Program.
2022 Roy N. Anderson Award Winner
amy policastro schroeder
The Outstanding Professional Award
The Outstanding Professional Award recognizes an individual with 5+ years in the profession who consistently and significantly contributes to the career development profession through dedicated service to their clients or students, mentorship and support for fellow career professionals, and a personal commitment to staying current with new research and best practices in the field.
2022 Outstanding Professional Award Winner
The New Professional Award
The New Professional Award recognizes an individual in North Carolina who has made a significant contribution to career development and has been in the profession for five years or less.
2022 New Professional Award Winner