The Monmouth County Guidance Director Association (MCGDA) is a professional, non-profit organization of School Counseling (Guidance) Directors from public and private schools in Monmouth County, New Jersey.  No membership dues are required.  Participation in activities and general meetings is encouraged but not mandatory.  The Association meets four to five times per school year, sponsors two National College Fairs (one in the spring; one in the fall), Toys for Teens and hosts the Caring Award Recognition and Scholarship Program in March.