Kentucky Career 
Development Association

About Us



What does KCDA offer its members?

The Kentucky Career Development Association (KCDA) strives to offer its membership the highest quality professional training, resources and networking opportunities.  Some of the many valuable benefits of a KCDA membership include:

  • Resources: As a member, you will have access to our resource page, which is full of career development resources culled by the many professionals in the organization.

  • Networking: KCDA offers many networking opportunities with a diverse group of career development professionals, including drive-ins, conferences, networking lunches, and more!

  • Mentoring: Are you new to the field and want to learn more from a seasoned professional?  Are you a seasoned professional looking to share your years of experience with a new professional?  Our new mentoring program is for you!

  • Exposure to Career Development Professionals: KCDA welcomes all career development professionals to join, including college career counselors (both 4-year and community college), HR career counselors, guidance counselors and private practitioners.  This allows the membership to learn about new ideas in diverse settings!

  • Job Resources Page: KCDA offers a job resources page for professionals looking for new opportunities!

  • Discounts to KCDA-sponsored events
  • Leadership Development: Opportunities to build leadership skills by participation on the KCDA executive board.

How much does it cost to join?

There are four levels of membership:

  • Professional Membership: $20 annually.  Professional membership in KCDA is available to anyone in the state who is a professional, regular, or emeritus member of NCDA.
  • Regular Membership: $20 annually.  Individuals who do not meet the requirements of professional membership in KCDA are eligible for regular membership.
  • Student Membership: $10 annually.
  • Emeritus Membership: $10 annually.  Any regular, professional or life member may apply for emeritus membership status upon retirement.  Emeritus members shall retain all rights and privileges in KCDA.


How do I join?

To submit your application online and pay with a credit card, complete our online membership application form.


Prefer to mail in your registration or pay by check?  Please submit your completed membership application and check to:


KCDA Membership

c/o Josh Taylor
Office of Career Services
Morehead State University

428 University Blvd.

Morehead, KY 40351


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