Did you Know?
1920 – Beginning of MCDA as a branch of the National Vocational Guidance Association called Minneapolis VGA. The name continues to change, next to Twin Cities Vocational Guidance Association
1944 – MN Vocational Guidance Association (new name) is formally incorporated
1971 – MVGA receives its state charter
1980 – National Vocational Guidance Association becomes National Career Development Association (NCDA)
1986 – MVGA changes name to Minnesota Career Development Association (MCDA)
1999 – MCDA incorporates as a 501(C)3 with the State of Minnesota
Do you have additional information or resources that would be helpful in completing our MCDA history? If so, we welcome your contribution! Please contact our MCDA Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or our Historian, Dean DeGroot. Thank you for sharing information so we can have as complete a record of our history as possible.
Click here for a list of the MCDA Past Presidents back to 1971
Click here for a list of the MCDA Award Recipients back to 1980
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