BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Cynthia Marco Scanlon

Email: cmarco@jcu.edu


Dr. Cynthia Marco Scanlon has been passionately involved in the career development field for over 25 years in numerous capacities. She is currently the new Director of Credentialing and Special Programs for NCDA. She has been in leadership roles in NCDA for five years, serving as President 2015-16 and Secretary, and with her state organization, Ohio CDA. She has worked in higher education in career centers, and also as adjunct faculty teaching graduate level counseling courses.

As a licensed clinical counselor, Cynthia is very proud to have earned the new credential CCC – Certified Career Counselor. She loves sharing her experiences as guest lecturer at regional and national workshops and conferences, and is always energized by learning from others in the field as she travels and collaborates with key constituents through NCDA! Because of her career expertise, Cynthia has been interviewed by many popular magazines and on-line venues such as Redbook and Cosmopolitan magazines, Thrillist, EverUp and NBC News.

Dr. Scanlon received her Ph.D. at The University of Akron (UA) in Counselor Education and Supervision, and her Master’s in Community Counseling from UA also. Her undergraduate degrees in psychology and sociology were completed at Ohio Northern University.

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