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July 31, 2017 – Christopher Sutzko, director of the Office of Career Planning at King’s College, recently earned a doctorate of education in educational leadership from Wilkes University. His thesis was titled, “The Influence of Grit on Career Decision Self-efficacy within the Context of an Undergraduate Career Success Course.”

Dr. Sutzko joined the Office of Career Planning in 2007 to manage and grow the critical professional development services within the College. Prior to coming to King’s, he managed the Insalaco Center for Career Development for 8 years at Misericordia University. He began his career in children’s mental health and also worked in private industry as a private rehabilitation counselor/expert witness for state worker’s compensation litigation. 

In 2014, Dr. Sutzko launched I.D.E.A. Career Consulting, a private for-profit full-service career counseling, coaching, and consulting organization, which focuses on optimizing career potential for individuals and organizations through inspiration, development, execution, and assessment. 

He has presented on self-efficacy, effective networking, and leadership at local and national conferences, including the Global Landscapes Conference at King’s, the Prudential Retirement Developing Talent for the Leaders of Tomorrow at the University of Scranton, and at the National Career Development Association. 

He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degrees in rehabilitation counseling and secondary school counseling from the University of Scranton.

Dr. Sutzko resides in Dallas with his wife, Erin, and two daughters, Abigail and Zoey. 

Christopher Sutzko, Ed.D.