Illinois Career Development Association

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The organization seeks to establish and improve the standards of professional service and ethics in the field of career development.

The Illinois Career development Association works to

  • promote a greater understanding of the meaning of work and
  • the importance of life-planning as an ongoing process.

Membership in ICDA is open to any ICA member who has a professional interest in career development and counseling.

The Illinois Career Development Association is

  • your professional network, and
  • membership in ICDA provides many benefits:
    • ICDA membership certificate,
    • ICDA membership directory,
    • ICDA electronic newsletter,
    • Web based community building & resources sharing,
    • Convention programs on career topics,
    • Continuing education and professional development workshops, and
    • leadership training.

ICDA Dues for 2007-2008 are:

  • $20.00 for a Professional Member (Must hold a master's degree or higher in counseling or a closely related field and ICA membership)
  • $20.00 for a Regular Member
  • $12.00 for a Student, Retired, or Library Member
  • Emeritus free

Membership in the Illinois Counseling Association is required for professional membership in any of the divisions.

2010-2011 ICDA President

Lauri Dishman

Phone: 1.877.284.1521 • Fax: 815-787-8787 • • PO Box 367,  DeKalb, IL 60115