REGISTRATION OPEN - Hurry, the deadline for registration is July 3, 2017

2017 Summer Institute

Roanoke College 

July 17-19, 2017 
 
We are pleased to announce the opening of registration for PCACAC's 14th Annual Summer Institute at Roanoke College in Salem, VA.  The two-day Summer Institute, July 17-18, 2017, is intended for new and veteran college admission and counseling professionals, with a lineup of sessions that will be of interest to both sides of the desk.  Optional college tours of Hollins University, Radford University, and Virginia Tech are planned for the afternoon of July 18, and July 19 following the Institute.  Download the Registration and Fees document for more information and for the link to the online registration form.

Space is limited to 100 participants so register today.

Why join us for the Summer Institute?  Whether you are just beginning your career in college admissions or you have been in the profession for awhile, there is a wealth of knowledge and experience to offer. Using a personalized setting, the PCACAC Summer Institute is uniquely designed to provide professional development, networking opportunities, training, and leadership growth for professionals who assist students in the transition from high school to college. Your participation furthers our mission to support and advance college admission professionals like yourself as you guide your institution, students, and families in an ethical manner.

For specific details regarding registration fees and deadlines, download the Registration and Fees guide by clicking this link.  The link to the online registration form is included in the Registration and Fees guide, but can be accessed here as well.

 

Questions:  Please contact our Summer Institute leaders listed here.

Professional Development Chair:  Rebekah LaPlante, Virginia Tech (VA)

Chair:  Alice Robertson, Chantilly High School (VA)

Chair: Kate Perry, William and Mary (VA)

College Tours Coordinator:  Chris Boehm, Archmere Academy (DE)

If you have questions regarding registration, contact Annie Hilten, Executive Assistant, info@pcacac.org.

 

 


 

Remembering 2016 Summer Institute (SI)

The two-day Summer Institute, just like the previous, were intended for new and veteran college admission and counseling professionals, with a lineup of sessions of interest to both sides of the desk. Optional college tours to St. John's College and the U.S. Naval Academy followed the day after SI sessions ended. Using a personalized setting, the PCACAC Summer Institute is uniquely designed to provide professional development, networking opportunities, training, and leadership growth for professionals who assist students in the transition from high school to college.

Thanks to our many High School and College Counselors that attended this year!  Your participation furthers our mission to support and advance college admission professionals like yourself as you guide your institution, students, and families in an ethical manner.  A tremendous thank you goes out to our 2016 Summer Institute Committee, Faculty, Keynote Speaker, and Washington College for a successful professional development and networking opportunity for members and non-members alike! 

 

Professional Development Chair:  Robyn Lady, Chantilly High School (VA)

Chair:  Renee Norden, Highland School (VA)

Co-Chair: Barbara Conner, Foxcroft School (VA)

College Tours Coordinator:  Rebekah LaPlante, Virginia Tech (VA)

On-site Coordinator:  Aundra Anderson, Washington College (MD)

Grant Coordinator:  Michele M. Flores, Collegiate Directions (DC)

 

Thanks to our Keynote Speaker!

Sheila C. Bair, President
Washington College

 

Our sincere appreciation goes out to the 2016 sponsors for their generous support:

Washington College for providing top-notch service, lodging, food, refreshment breaks, meeting space, and campus tours - a beautiful setting all around!

NACAC for sponsorship of the Public School Counselor Grant attendees.

 

For resources from PCACAC's 2016 SI in addition to the Program Schedule, please join PCACAC now.

PCACAC/NACAC Grant

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) generously provided PCACAC with grant money to support participation of a number of public school counselors at the 2016 PCACAC Summer Institute. Many applications were received...thanks to all that applied! PCACAC/NACAC Grant Information

Congratulations to the following recipients:

Maria Lawson, DC Preparatory Academy, DC

Shani Ortiz, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, MD

Janel Young, Eastern Senior High School, DC

Douglas Sawitzky, Marshall High School, VA

Jill Altschuler, Reservoir High School, MD

Mildred Harris, The SEED School of Maryland, MD

 

Your opinions matter and help to ensure you are getting the professional development you need. If you attended this year's SI and forgot to turn in your Session Evaluation Form before leaving, download it here, complete it and email to info@pcacac.org, or mail to PCACAC, PO Box 8308, Charlottesville, VA 22906.

Members may login at www.pcacac.org to access details on past Summer Institutes, such as session materials, the program schedule, who our Summer Institute Committee, Keynote speakers, faculty, and sponsors were, and grants/scholarships offered.