Professional Development

PNACAC Sponsored Events

PNACAC Town Hall Meetings | Learn more and register

PNACAC Summer Tour | Learn more and register


Guiding the Way to Inclusion

Guiding the Way to Inclusion (GWI) is a three-day professional development workshop designed for college admission professionals that work with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. The 2019 GWI Conference will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, July 28 - 31, 2019. 

GWI offers enrollment and admission professionals an opportunity to explore issues pertaining to campus diversity and multicultural recruitment. The workshop promotes in-depth understanding of college enrollment processes, as well as personal and professional growth.  Read more on the GWI FAQ Sheet.


PNACAC Professional Development Financial Support

NEW! PNACAC Professional Development Mini-Grants are intended to provide individuals/groups funding to organize events or other programming to offer professional development opportunities for staff within the PNACAC five state region (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington). Examples of ways in which funding may be used include but are not limited to: refreshments, venue costs, technology, or supplies. Funding may not be used to cover conference registrations or travel related expenses. Learn more and apply now!


NACAC Sponsored Professional Development

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NACAC Conference

NACAC E-Learning Center

NACAC Webinars (ongoing) (Most FREE or free for NACAC members)

Grants for College Signing Day | Reach Higher is giving away $100,000 in microgrants to help public school educators organize Signing Day events for their schools.


Other Professional Development Opportunities

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College Board Free Webinars (ongoing)
All webinars can be viewed on-demand and are CEU eligible. They are a great source of updates and information on the AP Program, the CSS Profile, and the SAT.

Inside Higher Ed Webcasts (ongoing)
Free webcasts discussing the findings of IHE surveys of key higher ed professionals as well as webcasts inspired by a series of booklets on key higher education topics.

Oregon Office of Student Access & Completion (OSAC) Webinars | OSAC on YouTube
OSAC provides ongoing webinar trainings to support practitioners in helping students and families access financial aid and college & career resources. Some are specific to Oregon; other topics are broader.

Hobson's Intersect Bi-Weekly Trainings (ongoing)
Live trainings offered twice a week with monthly topics such as: ActiveMatch Best Practices, Exporting via SFTP, Setting up and maintaining your Naviance College Profile, Maximizing RepVisits and Events, Managing your account



Questions about PNACAC professional development? Contact [email protected].