Annual Conference

The PNACAC Annual Conference is our organization’s premier professional development opportunity bringing together over 300 individuals who share our goal. Through workshops, educational sessions, shared interest group conversations, counseling and enrollment professionals gain new knowledge and a revived enthusiasm to improve the opportunities for students across our five states.

Thank you to everyone who joined us May 23-25, 2018 at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA! 

Conference session slides and materials will be available to PNACAC Members shortly.

2019 Super Conference: Save the Date!

  • PNACAC, RMACAC, and WACAC join forces
  • May 20-22, 2019
  • Arizona Grand Resort, Phoenix, AZ

2020 & 2021 Annual PNACAC Conference:

The PNACAC Executive Board is pleased to announce the availability of the RFP for the 2020 and 2021 PNACAC Conferences. encourage all PNACAC college members to consider having one of these conference on your college campus. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Robbie Cupps (PNACAC Past President), Matt Ogawa (President), or any of the past conference co-chairs who have been through this process: Claire Silva, RFP for Gonzaga University, [email protected]; Sarah Weiss, RFP at Saint Martin’s University, now at Washington Student Achievment Council, [email protected]; Matt Ogawa, RFP at Oregon State University, [email protected]; Jocelyn DeJong, RFP at Washington State University, now at University of Washington, [email protected]

  • Submission deadline for RFP: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 5:00pm
  • PNACAC will announce the location at the NACAC conference in Salt Lake City at the end of September during the PNACAC General Meeting.
SUBMIT RFP



Benefits of Attending

PNACAC serves the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington by promoting ethical standards and providing resources to our members and colleagues who guide and empower students as they prepare for college admission. Our goal is to ensure every student in the Pacific Northwest has access to informed, engaged, and ethical college admission professionals in public and independent secondary schools, community-based organizations, community colleges and public and independent four-year colleges and universities.

The PNACAC Annual Conference is our organization’s premier professional development opportunity bringing together over 300 individuals who share our goal. Through workshops, educational sessions, shared interest group conversations, counseling and enrollment professionals gain new knowledge and a revived enthusiasm to improve the opportunities for students across our five states.

By attending our annual conference and pre-conference opportunities, you will:

  • Learn about important updates for the upcoming application cycle;
  • Network with college admission and counseling colleagues outside your office;
  • Acquire best practices, knowledge and skills to meet the needs of a changing student and parent mindset;
  • Meet and connect with leaders in the region;
  • Tour colleges to better understand the region's diverse post-secondary opportunities;
  • Recharge your passion for the profession and the important work we all do;
  • Return to your office ready to implement and try new practices; and,
  • Engage with your profession and a vibrant community that can be available to support you after you’ve left.

 

Certificate of Attendance: Available to all conference attendees. Stop by the Volunteer Table (near the Registration Table) to request your certificate.