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Annual Event

Online meeting

Monthly Fourth Fridays, join on Zoom here 

  • Virtual and free for the public.
  • Discussions led by members or friends of RICDA.
  • Topics that are trending in career development.
Past Fourth Fridays 

      Career Resources for Veterans with Gabe Soltero

      LinkedIn - What we need to know with Joelle Perrone


      Chat GPT with Lance Eaton

        Slides  | More Resources | Article | 

      Disabilities and career services with Vicki Ferrara

        Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities    RI APSE Resources and Events & on YouTube

        Disclosure Decisions TO GET THE JOB

        OSESN & Member Registration

        JAN Accommodations Advice, Resources, and ConsultationsSearchable Accommodations

      Adult Education and Career Resources with Omar Reyes

Fourth Fridays
Save the date for our Annual Conference December 7, 2023

Fourth Fridays

Partner Events

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Leadership Academy is a six month program that connects career practitioners to each other and leadership, offered every other year by the RICDA. The academy focuses on six key elements of leadership: Communication, Connection, Accountability, Mission Focused, Influence, and Self Awareness. Leadership Academy candidates will participate in monthly retreats. Candidates will also work in small groups with employer partners for the purpose of addressing employment barriers for the partner's clients.


  • Academy timeline: January 2024 - June 2024, with a kick off at the RICDA annual conference on 12/7/23

  • Cost: $100, scholarships are available

  • Application and retreat dates can be found here 

  • Deadline to apply: 10/15/23

  • Eligibility: a career developer serving Rhode Islanders. Open to individuals working in education, nonprofits, government, and private practice. 


Contact Audra with any questions

Leadership Academy

Apply by 10/15

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