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Membership Period September 1st - August 31st

Share ideas and best practices with career development professionals in workforce development, business, mental health, K-12 and higher education, through meetings, networking events, leadership opportunities, and online professional networks.


  • Membership fees cover the cost of our annual conference and 3 annual professional development events! 

  • Discounts to attend events throughout New England state CDAs

  • Selected Career Counselor Consortium (CCC) events are offered to RICDA members for free

  • Virtual chats and coffee meet ups are always free and open to the public

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More Exciting Ways to Get Involved

RICDA LEADERSHIP ACADEMY - Leadership Academy applications have closed for the 2024 session.

This 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, as well as a group project that connects the candidate with a community partner to address employment barriers. RICDA Leadership Academy open to seasoned career practitioners as well as students. Contact Audra with any questions



The RICDA currently consists of a Board of Directors, a Leadership Committee, Membership Committee and a Communications Committee. If you would like to know more about these committees or RICDA, reach out to RICDA President, Carrie Ann Marshall


Are you interested in social media, LinkedIn or newsletter development? We are especially in need of members for the Communications Committee and work on social media.   

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