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By virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution of Virginia in the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, there is hereby officially recognized:

Career Development Month

WHEREAS, Virginia career development practitioners serve across the Commonwealth in a variety of settings and are committed to helping individuals increase self-understanding of their abilities, interests, values, and goals; and,

WHEREAS, the Virginia Career Development Association (VCDA), a division of National Career Development Association (NCDA), supports career development practitioners to obtain and maintain certifications, credentials, and continuing education to best serve those seeking career assistance; and,

WHEREAS, Virginia career development practitioners champion the mission and vision of NCDA to "Inspire and empower individuals to achieve their career and life goals"; and,

WHEREAS, Virginia career development practitioners strive to acknowledge the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of every individual; and,

WHEREAS, career development assistance is a community partnership effort involving the education system, the home and family structure, business industry, and a variety of community agencies and organizations; and,

WHEREAS, Virginia career development practitioners, along with NCDA and VCDA, actively promote and celebrate National Career Development Month;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Glenn Youngkin, do hereby recognize November 2022 as CAREER DEVELOPMENT MONTH in the COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of our citizens.