Professional Development


PNACAC Sponsored Events

Summer College Tour

NACAC Guiding the Way to Inclusion Conference Scholarship

PNACAC Summer College Tour

We are pleased to announce the opening of our Summer College Tour!  PNACAC looks forward to welcoming you to the following campuses:

  • Eastern Washington University
  • Whitworth University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Washington State University, Pullman
  • University of Idaho
  • Whitman College
  • Eastern Oregon University
  • Boise State University
  • The College of Idaho
Tour Dates: June 17 - 22, 2018
Fee: $400 PNACAC Members
  $450 Non-Members
Cancellation Deadline: June 1 (minus $30 processing fee)


We require at least 20 counselors by May 1 in order to conduct the tour.  If we do not reach capacity, we reserve the right to cancel the tour and refund registration fees.  If we cancel, we are not responsible for reimbursing travel costs.

Tour will start in Spokane, Washington and will end in Boise, Idaho.

Participants will need to arrive to Spokane International Airport by 3:30pm on June 17 and plan departure for no earlier than 6:00pm on June 22 from Boise Airport.

Register for the 2018 Summer Tour


2018 NACAC Guiding the Way to Inclusion

The Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity to our members to attend the NACAC Guiding the Way to Inclusion Conference in Washington, D.C. 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 scholarship is for professionals with 0-5 years experience. This year's conference will be in Washington, D.C. July 29 - August 1, 2018. 

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.  GWI FAQ Sheet:

Apply for the GWI Scholarship Today!

NACAC Sponsored Events

NACAC Conference

NACAC E-Learning Center


Other Professional Development Opportunities

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act): What is it and why we should care?
Date: March 14, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. EST
Cost: Free for NACAC members/$30 for nonmembers
Audience: Secondary school/college counselors, postsecondary admission professionals, community-based organizations, and independent educational consultants 
Description: Inspired by inquiries from and discussions with students, parents, and fellow practitioners, this session will overview this federal privacy law; highlighting how it impacts our work with students and each other.
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Tips & Tricks for Managing Millennials from Millennial Leaders
Date: May 17, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m. EST
Cost: Free for NACAC members/$30 for nonmembers
Audience: Postsecondary admission professionals
Description: Join this webinar to hear about millennial philosophy, work ethic, and what it looks like from a management perspective in incorporating practices to support this population on a day-to-day basis. Whether you are a new or an experienced supervisor managing millennials, this session will cover helpful tips in supporting your team.
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2018 NYSACAC Liberty Tour

Sunday, March 18 - Wednesday, March 21

The New York State Association for College Admission Counseling invites you to join us for the annual NYSACAC Liberty Tour as we explore six colleges in three days in Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Manhattan.

You will spend time on each campus meeting faculty, staff, and students, and learning about each institution’s unique programs and attributes. Each day is brimming with college tours, tasty meals, and hospitality as you travel through New York City with 30 other counselors and your NYSACAC hosts from participating institutions. It is sure to be a fun and worthwhile week, and we sincerely hope you’ll consider joining us!

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