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Sally Gelardin, Ed.D., is a certified Career Development Facilitator eLearning Instructor (CDFI) through the National Career Development Association, a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board of Certified Counselors, a Global Career Development Facilitator and Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC) through the Center for Credentialing and Education, and a certified Job and Career Transition Coach through the Career Planning and Adult Development Network.
Through e-learning curriculum design and development, career expert audio interviews, presentations, radio/television interviews, and publications for print and electronic media, Sally demonstrates ways workers in transition can develop lifelong employability skills. She administers the Job Search Practitioner Certificate and teaches the eLearning Global Career Development Facilitator curriculum, the Distance Job and Career Transition Coach Certificate training, and other career and wellness programs.
Dr. Gelardin serves as Women's Studies, Psychology, and Education Portfolio Evaluator at the University of San Francisco, and provides career, caregiving, and self-care services and products for individuals, small businesses, organizations, and educational institutions. She is author of three books, Career and Caregiving: Empowering the Shadow Workforce of Family Caregivers (NCDA, 2009); Starting and Growing a Business in the New Economy (NCDA, 2007); and The Mother-Daughter Relationship: Activities for Promoting Lifework Success.
Dr. Gelardin is past-president of the California Career Development Association and an active member of the National Career Development Association and former chair of the American Counseling Association's Cyber-Technology Task Force. In 2008, she was honored by the California Career Development Association with the Robert Swan Award for Lifetime Achievement in Career Development. She received the 2009 Service Award for Outstanding Leadership Contribution to the California Counseling Association.