• Career-Ready Competencies in Action

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    Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    Time: 1 — 2 p.m. ET
    Location: Online

    Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services professionals
    Career Services Competency: Career Coaching, Advising, and Counseling
    Fee: $119 (member); $199 (nonmember)


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    Certification Credits

    Are you seeking practical strategies to implement career readiness competencies within your institution? Would best practices from Thought Leaders in the field of career services impact your approach to career readiness?

    Using or adapting the NACE Career Readiness Competencies, explore the possibilities for your institution. This session will highlight two NACE college members and the initial steps taken at their respective, diverse institutions. Conversations, campus partnerships, challenges, and opportunities for their initiatives will be presented that could inspire to meet the needs and goals of your organization and department.

    Following this program, you will be able to:

    • Define and identify career readiness competencies;
    • Incorporate strategies from NACE Career Readiness Resources;
    • Gain institutional buy-in; and
    • Strategize ways to embracing competency implementation and development.
    Registration includes three-month, post-event access to the webinar archive.

    To view the attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the "Actions" option next to the Career-Ready Competencies in Action 3/21/17 listing in MyNACE > Events. Remember to download your copy of the presentation deck (available one to two days prior to the webinar). A video archive will be available there as well within five (5) business days of the webinar's completion.

    To see the NACE cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page.
    During this one-hour webinar, the presenter will deliver a synchronized audio and PowerPoint presentation. Participants will have time for live Q&A throughout the program and may be asked to contribute opinions or feedback via live chat, virtual polling, and other mechanisms.
    Toni McLawhorn

    Toni McLawhorn, Director, Career Services, Roanoke College

    Toni is a native of Roanoke, Virginia. She has a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in vocational education, both from Virginia Tech. Toni taught marketing education for 15 years with Roanoke City Schools, and for the past 26 years has served as director of career services at Roanoke College. During her tenure at Roanoke College, Toni has served in many capacities and Board positions with her state and regional professional organizations, having been president of and still actively involved in each.

    She completed the NACE Leadership Advancement Program and has served on the NACE Conference Committee, the NACE Career Readiness Task Force and subsequent Tiger Team, and the NACE First Time Attendees Committee. Toni also serves as First Vice President for the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce, where she will become President in January 2017.

    Donna Cassell Ratcliffe

    Donna Cassell Ratcliffe, Director, Career and Professional Development, Virginia Tech

    Dr. Donna Cassell Ratcliffe is the career and professional development director at Virginia Tech and has a rich history of significant contributions to the profession. A consultant and external reviewer, she is also a past president of VACE and EACE and the recipient of each organization’s distinguished service award.

    Active in NACE, Donna recently co-chaired the group developing implementation strategies for the new career readiness competencies. Donna is committed to the professional development of her staff, graduate students in the Higher Education program as an affiliate faculty member, and women who work at Virginia Tech as the co-leader of VT Women Connect and as a faculty member of the Women’s Leadership and Mentorship Program.

    Continuing Education Credit Hours:
    NBCC – 1 clock hour; Credit will be issued to the named registrant and/or colleagues from the same organization upon verification of attendance by the named registrant.

    NBCC NACE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5161. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NACE is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

    Visit the professional development FAQ page, or contact the NACE Professional Development Team via e-mail or phone, 610.625.1026.