Malka Edelman, NCC, MCC, CRC, LMHC

Adjunct Instructor

Appointed in 2003

Recent Courses Taught

  • EDCO 707 Advanced Career Counseling,
  • EDCO 709 Advanced Studies in Workforce Development
  • EDCO 665  The Special Needs Student
  • EDCO 705 Career Counseling and Lifestyles Development


Malka Edelman began her career in both Career Development and Support Services for Students with Disabilities at Farmingdale State College in the Fall of 1985.  She began teaching in the graduate school counseling program at Hofstra University in the Fall 1996 and joined NYIT School of Education in Spring 2003.

Malka Edelman serves on the National Career Development Association CDF Advisory Council since January, 2010 as the new Master Trainer representative.  She served as chair of the council for 18 months. Malka has been involved with the CDF program since 1996. She has trained CDF Instructors for US Army in Puerto Rico, Community College of Guam,  Board of Education in Chicago, Labor Dept of Louisiana, and elsewhere as well as trained CDFs throughout NYC and Long Island and beyond. Malka is also an eLearning instructor. She has also designed and implemented specialized career development training for staff of the NYC Housing Authority, NYC Technical College and Queens Public Library “employment service” staff.

In 2011, Malka spearheaded an initiative for the National Career Development Association convention to bring additional training in technology to career development professionals. The Spring 2012 national convention promises to host the second Tech Labs. 
Closer to home [NY] during the years of  School to Work funding, Malka provided many training opportunities for Long Island school district on how to integrate career development into the education of children in the k-12 system.  She has provide professional development training to educators on LI

Academic Degrees and Training

  • BA – Education, Queens College
  • MS – Education, CW Post
  • MS – Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling , Hofstra University
  • Certificate – Training and Organizational Development, New York University, New York
  • Certificate - Adult Career Planning and Development, New York University, New York

Professional Memberships, Licenses/ Certifications

  • LMHC  - Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • NCC – National Certified Counselor
  • MCC- Master Career Counselor
  • CRC – Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Professional Experiences

  • 25 years – Director, Career Development Center, Farmingdale State College
  • 26 years – Support Services for Students with Disabilities, Farmingdale State College
  • 10 years – Adjunct Assistant Professor – Hofstra University – Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling / Counseling Programs
  • 9 years - Adjunct Assistant Professor – New York Institute of Technology
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