CDA of PEI - Your Summer Update Awaits!
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CDA of PEI Bursary for Adult Learners

Thank you to everyone who shared our Bursary application and spread the word!

Our committee is at work picking the winners - announcement to follow very soon!
Summer in full swing...

and the CDA is busy connecting with all of you. There are now 3 career celebrations are in the works across our region and our goal is to create some networking opportunities that will align with:
  1. National Career Development Month
  2. Atlantic Canada Career Week which will occur from October 31 to November 4, 2016
  3. National Skilled Trades and Technology Week is also during the first week of November
You can read more HERE in our blog and stay tuned for a calendar of events.
Carron snapped this beautiful Island scene up west on a visit to the Rural Community Learning Centre in Alberton.
CDA of PEI Certification Working Group

has met a few times and we are at the point of creating a draft model for a Career Development Practitioner Certification in PEI.

This group examined several models (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario) and will take the national model for CDPs into consideration in our draft.

Once a draft is created members will be invited to give feedback.
During our member visits there were a few clear messages that came through from many of you. One of these themes was "how to change the employer / employee mindset".  Carron found this helpful article that may help open up the discussion with your clients or employer contacts.
Wishing you all a wonderful rest of your summer!
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