54th Annual Conference

May 2-4, 2019 (Thu-Sat)
Marriott College Park
3501 University Blvd East
Hyattsville, MD 20783

OUR MISSION

As we continue to give thanks for those who participate in our professional development events, we are reminded of our mission: "To support and advance college admission professionals as they guide their institutions, students, and families in an ethical manner."  

Through this spring, the Conference Planning Committee (CPC) will be working hard to prepare for our 54th Annual Conference. Mark your calendar now for this special professional development opportunity!

Chair:  Rosemary Martin, St.John's College High School (DC)
PCACAC office:  Rhonda Douthit, Executive Assistant & Site Director, [email protected], 434-989-7557

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

A detailed program will be posted here before the conference.  In the meantime, take a sneak peek at what we have planned for you in the CONFERENCE AT-A-GLANCE.

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

Whether you've been in the profession for two years, twenty years, or more, we invite you to share your expertise and submit your session proposal by Sunday, December 16! 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW before submitting your proposal.

Need some ideas? Take a look at our SUGGESTED SESSION TOPICS.

PARTNER WITH US!

Our goal is to build lasting relationships with a focus on partners who are committed to our mission and vision.  Download the Prospectus to see how you can best benefit from partnering with us as a sponsor or exhibitor.

CONFERENCE PROSPECTUS

SPONSORSHIP FORM

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

VOLUNTEER on the Conference Planning Committee (CPC).


NOMINATIONS - AWARDS & GRANTS

JOHN A. "JACK" BLACKBURN AWARD
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Accepted through Jan 7, 2019

2019 EXECUTIVE BOARD
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Accepted through Feb 8, 2019

MARION FLAGG
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Accepted through Feb 15, 2019

STUDENT SUPPORT GRANT
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Accepted through Feb 15, 2019

REGISTRATION

We can't wait to see you and May will be here before we know it!  Visit this page in late January 2019 to register.

This year's rates: Early Bird
(thru March 8)
Regular
(thru April 19)
  Member Non-member Member Non-member

Full conference
(May 2-4)

$325  $370  $375  $420
Retired/Student
(May 2-4)
 $225  $270  $275   $320
One-day
(Fri, May 3)
 $150  $195  $200  $245
Table for Counselor's College Fair
(Fri, May 3)
No on-site registration
$125 $125 $175 $175

EXTRA President's Reception & Dinner Ticket (Thu, May 2)

$50 $50 $50 $50

EXTRA Social Ticket (Fri, May 3)

$40 $40 $40 $40

FULL registration includes sessions, meals, Social, exhibits, admission to the Counselors College Fair (exhibiting is extra), and covers all events from Thursday afternoon through Saturday at noon, as well as free parking! 

REFUND POLICY: To process a refund, requests must be emailed to [email protected] by April 12, 2019. Refunds will not be given for cancellations after that date or in the event of non-participation. A $50 processing fee will be applied for refunds.PCACAC reserves the right to cancel an event if there is insufficient registration.

HOTEL & PARKING

PCACAC has secured a special rate of $149/night (plus taxes and fees) for its attendees, guaranteed through April 10, 2019 at the Marriott College Park in Hyattsville, MD.

BOOK YOUR ROOM NOW!

Early arrivals are welcome! The hotel has agreed to honor PCACAC’s room rate for up to three (3) days before and after the conference (based on availability). If you would like to bring your family or a friend for an extended vacation in conjunction with the conference, just enter the dates you’d like to stay when making your hotel reservation.

MEET OUR 2019 PARTNERS...

Click on each logo to learn more.

Sponsors

Exhibitors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SOMETHING TO MAKE YOU SMILE

You can now view and order pictures from past PCACAC events through Cristie and Co. Visit cristieandco.photoreflect.com > Search for "PCACAC" under Find Your Photos (no date needed) > Select an album and use the following passwords to access each:

  • 2018 Summer Institute (PCACAC SI 2018) - Password: Richmond
  • 2018 Conference (PCACAC 2018) - Password: Dover
  • 2017 Conference (PCACAC 2017) - Password: Kingsmill

To receive a member discount and pricing, write down the number below each picture you want (i.e., IMG_1234) and contact Cristie at 540-839-5311, [email protected].

LOOKING FOR OTHER RESOURCES FROM PAST EVENTS?

Members can login at www.pcacac.org to access hidden menus under "Professional Development".  There you can view our program schedules, session materials,  information on faculty, sponsors, keynote speakers, and grants/scholarships offered.

A SPECIAL "THANK YOU!" TO OUR 2018 PARTNERS!

Click on each logo to learn more.

Sponsors

Exhibitors

    

Mike Carter
St. Stephens & St. Agnes School (MD)
in honor of Jake Talmage, President-elect

Delaware Assoc. of Independent Schools
in honor of Carolyn Doyle

         

      

Jayne Fonash
Loudoun Academy of Science (VA)

Katie Harding
Stevenson University (MD)

Lou Hirsh
University of Delaware (Retired)

Robyn Lady, PCACAC President
Chantilly High School (VA)
in honor of Terry Lady

Sue Rexford
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (VA)

 Richmond Area Independent Schools

Laura Swanger
Binghamton University (NY)