arkansas career development association

ACDA is a State Division of the  

National Career Development Association

The purpose of ACDA shall be to create a partnership among career development practitioners from business/industry, secondary career guidance instructors and counselors, colleges, career pathways, workforce services, public and private agencies, private practices, and to establish and improve the standards of professional service in the field of career development in Arkansas.

ACDA Mission

To support, inspire and empower the achievement of Career Development Facilitators by providing professional development, resources, standards and expectations, opportunities for leadership, and advocacy. 

2021 - 2022 ACDA Officers

President -  Sheryl Alexander

                                                  President Elect -  Misty Jolly

Treasurer - Lea Speight

Secretary -  Missy Martin

Past President - Amy Hardy

Executive Director - Stephanie Freeman

Advisor - Ray Henson

 Conference Committee - Jaime Blamey, Alyssa Duggan, Monica Macon, Michael Smith, Mary Williams

Website Manager - Cindy Mason 


Renew your ACDA membership or join ACDA today for the June 1, 2023- May 31, 2024 school year. 

Membership is only $10! 

 ACDA Membership Form Below 

If you attended the ACDA Summer 2023 Conference, you will not need to complete this form 

ACDA Membership Form