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Janet E. Wall, EdD, MCDP, NCDA Career Development Facilitator Instructor received the 2012 Carl Perkins Government Relations Award from the American Counseling Association, the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Career Counselors Association Professional Contributions Award, and is the 2011 National Career Development Association Merit Award recipient. She has worked at the federal, state, and school district levels in the areas of assessment, evaluation, and career development.  Her work has spanned the public and private sectors from the Pre-K level through executive development. Recently she was named as a National Career Development Association Fellow, the second highest award from the organization.

Janet is the Founder of, an online archive of self-paced courses in career development related to the competencies of the GCDF program. These courses have been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors and the Center for Credentialing and Education. This effort earned the 2013 Award for Excellence and Innovation from the American Association for Career Education. MACCA AWARD 5

She is Past President of the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (AACE) and has been an officer in the Association for Counselors and Educators in Government. As the appointed representative of the American Counseling Association to the Joint Committee on Testing Practices (JCTP), she has been chair and a member of that group. She chaired or was a working member of several JCTP working groups to include those that produced the Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education, the ABC’s of School Testing video and leaders guide, Rights and Responsibilities of Test Takers: Guidelines and Expectations, and a book on assessment of individuals with disabilities.

 She represented AACE and NCDA as co-chair of the committee that developed the Career Counselor Assessment and Evaluation Competencies, now endorsed by both associations. She is an active member of the NCDA’s Technology Committee, Professional Standards Committee and Chair the Continuing Education Committee. 

She co-edited a book on educational and career assessment,  and is author of four McGraw-Hill test preparation books for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), a book on vocational interests, and one on interactive web tools for the job seeker. She is a trainer, distance educator, conference presenter, conference keynoter, and writer of articles, reports, and monographs. She has been instrumental in the development of the ASVAB Career Exploration Program and ACT’s DISCOVER, as well as three online courses used for counselor and facilitator certification. 

At the current time she is President of Sage Solutions, her consulting firm, with clients having needs in career development and assessment. She serves on the advisory board for Syracuse University’s National Security Studies Program, and Americorps*National Civilian Community Corps.

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