Marion Franklin Cannon, MSIT

Marion is a dedicated educator with a passion for empowering students through technology and career development. Her diverse background includes experience as a Computer Information Systems and Computer Applications Adjunct Instructor at West Georgia Technical College, an Introduction to Computers Adjunct Instructor at Chattahoochee Technical College, and a Career and Technical Education Teacher at the Atlanta College and Career Academy with Atlanta Public Schools. This breadth of experience, coupled with her certification as a career development professional, allows her to make a significant impact on students at multiple levels.

Marion holds an AAS in Office Administration and a BAS in Administrative Management from Clayton State University, an AAS in Computer Information Systems Networking Specialist from Chattahoochee Technical College, and an MS in Information Technology from Kennesaw State University. She is also a Certified Professional Educator through the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

In her free time, Marion enjoys expressing her creativity through crafts using a variety of materials like vinyl, paper, beads, fabric, and yarn. She also extends her passion for student development by maintaining a career services blog, offering advice and resources to help others navigate their professional journeys.

  • A.A.S., Office Administration, Clayton State University, 2007
  • B.A.S., Administrative Management, Clayton State University, 2010
  • A.A.S., Computer Information Systems Networking Specialist, Chattahoochee Technical College, 2013
  • M.S., Information Technology, Kennesaw State University, 2016
  • Graduate Certificate, Health Information Technology, Kennesaw State University, 2016
  • Certified Professional Educator, Georgia Professional Standards Commission, 2023
  • Graduate Certificate, Data Analytics and Intelligent Technology, Kennesaw State University, 2024

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Career Development Credentials and Certifications

Marion is a Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP). This multi-purpose credential demonstrates the essential skills needed to provide career services in any setting. Marion's other career development credentials and certifications include:

  • Certified Student Career Coach (CSCC)
  • School Career Development Advisor (SCDA)
  • Facilitating Career Development Instructor (FCDI)
  • Global Career Development Facilitator – Instructor (GCDF-I)
  • Strong Interest Inventory (SII)
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children (MMTIC)
  • Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC)
  • Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW)
  • Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)