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March 10, 2010

Farmingdale’s Malka Edelman To Serve As Master Trainer At National Career Development Association

Edelman Also Elected to Serve as Chairperson for the Advisory Council

Malka Edelman
Malke Edelman
Malka Edelman, director of both the Career Development Center and Support Services for Students with Disabilities at Farmingdale State College, will serve as a master trainer at the National Career Development Association, an Oklahoma-based organization that promotes career development of all people over the life span. In addition, Edelman was elected to chair the NCDA's advisory council.

As a master trainer, Edelman will train and certify instructors who deliver career development services to diverse groups in many settings. As the advisory council chair, Edelman will work closely with master trainers, instructors, global career development facilitators and NCDA board members.

A Long Beach resident, Edelman has trained career development facilitator instructors for the U.S. Army in Puerto Rico, Community College of Guam, Board of Education in Chicago, Labor Department of Louisiana, and elsewhere, including throughout NYC and Long Island. She is also an eLearning instructor.

"Malka's election to this prestigious national association is further validation that staff members at Farmingdale State College have earned the respect of their peers," said Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Lucia Cepriano.

Farmingdale's Career Development Center provides career assessment and career counseling to assist students and alumni identify job searches. The College's Support Services for Students with Disabilities helps to meet the unique educational needs of currently enrolled students with disabilities.