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.

2018 Conference Logo

May 23-25, 2018 at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA



Questions? Please contact Conference Co-Chairs, Matt Ogawa, matthew.ogawa@oregonstate.edu or
Claire Silva, silva@gonzaga.edu

Registration

Registration for the 2018 PNACAC Conference is now open. Lodging must be booked separately.  Refund Policy: Cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to PNACAC at eapnacac@gmail.com no later than May 1, 2018. A $30 processing fee will be deducted from the cost of your registration. No refunds will be provided after May 1.

Pricing:

  Early Bird Regular Late On-Site
  February 1 - March 16 March 17 - April 20 April 21 - May 11 May 23-25
Member

One Day:  $95

Full Conference:  $220

One Day:  $105

Full Conference:  $240

One Day:  $130

Full Conference:  $290

One Day:  $185

Full Conference:  $370

Non-Member

One Day:  $130

Full Conference:  $270

One Day:  $150

Full Conference:  $290

One Day:  $160

Full Conference:  $345

One Day:  $185

Full Conference:  $370

 

*If you have applied for a scholarship, please wait to hear from the scholarship committee before registering.

Conference Exhibitors and Sponsorship

Click here for Exhibitor and Sponsorship Information.

2018 PNACAC Conference Exhibitor Registration and Sponsorship

Professional Development Clock Hour and Credit Opportunities:

Clock Hours: PNACAC will provide clock hours to counselors from Washington state for attending the PNACAC annual conference. Stop by the Volunteer Table (near the Registration Table) to pick up your paperwork! Clock Hours are free for PNACAC members, or $2/credit for non-members.

Professional development credit for Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling (PNACAC) Annual Conference at Gonzaga University is now available through Boise State University!

To register and pay for professional development credit through Boise State University, please follow the link below. The registration and payment process is quick and easy to complete, but if you encounter any problems, please feel free to contact Extended Studies Customer Service for assistance at (208) 426-1709.

Important: You will receive an emailed confirmation of your registration once complete. If you do not receive this, or would like to confirm your registration otherwise, please call (208) 426-1709.

Credit Registration Deadline: 

May 28, 2018

Click here to register for credit!

Please keep in mind that professional development registrants are entitled to one free transcript per term (Spring, Summer, and Fall) in which credits are earned. You must submit a transcript request form to have yours sent. The transcript request form is available on the K-12 Professional Development website.

If you have any questions, please contact the Extended Studies Customer Service at (208) 426-1709 or email ExtendedStudies@boisestate.edu.

To learn about other credit opportunities available through Boise State, please visit the K-12 Professional Development website.

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.