Town Hall Meetings

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PNACAC is pleased to offer Town Hall Meetings: community workshops around the region to discuss a variety of topics relevant to our profession, our students, and our members. Town Hall Meetings are open to the public and free to attend. Registered attendees will receive an email closer to the event date with additional details including an event agenda, parking, and arrival information. Town Hall Meetings that are live-streamed and/or recorded will be posted below.

 

Spring 2019 PNACAC Town Hall Meetings

This year's Town Hall Meetings will discuss a variety of topics including Student Mental Health, Sharing Best Practices, and Middle Management. Registered attendees will receive an email closer to the event date with additional details including an event agenda, parking, and arrival information. Town Hall Meetings that are live-streamed and/or recorded will be posted below. Questions? Contact Professional Development Co-Chairs at [email protected].

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2019 MEETING SCHEDULE | detailed descriptions

Tuesday,
April 16th
Meadowdale High School, Lynnwood, WA 
*Washington clock hours will be available*
Best Practices
AP Exam Supports
Monday,
April 22nd
St. Mary’s School, Medford, OR CANCELED Best Practices
AP Exam Supports
Wednesday, 
April 24th
University of Oregon Portland Campus, Portland, OR Student Mental Health
AP Exam Supports
Wednesday, 
May 1st
Boise State University, Boise, ID TBD
AP Exam Supports
Thursday, 
May 2nd
Willamette University, Salem, OR Student Mental Health
AP Exam Supports
Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID Gov. Relations in Higher Ed
AP Exam Supports
Tuesday,
June 4th
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA Admissions Middle Management

 

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2019 MEETING DETAILS

Meadowdale High School, Lynnwood, WA
Tuesday, April 16th - 7:30-10:30am (check-in begins at 7:30am)
*FREE Washington clock hours will be available*

Sharing of Best Practices- “I Appreciate It When… It Is Frustrating When…”
Presented by:  Megan Diefenbach, College Counselor, Holy Names Academy (Seattle, WA); Andrea Frangi, Regional Director of Admission, The George Washington University (Washington, D.C.)
This positive, interactive and solutions-based workshop will provide an honest exchange between school-based college counselors, independent counselors and admissions professionals. We will ask attendees to share reflections on the good, the bad (and the ugly) of our ever-changing profession. The moderators will present these anonymous comments and examples to facilitate a lively and productive discussion. This workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss what you want college counseling and admissions to look like going forward.

2019-2020 Advanced Placement: Student Practice, Instructional and Exam Supports
Presented by:  Karly Nelson-Aparicio, College Board, Director
In 2019-20, the Advanced Placement Program is launching a system of resources to empower teachers, engage students, and support coordinators. These resources will include new instructional supports and improved tools for exam ordering and administration. This session will outline the changes and discussion on how to set your school community up for success at the start of the year.

University of Oregon Portland Campus, Portland, OR
Wednesday, April 24 -  8:00-10:30am (check-in begins at 8:00am)

Student Mental Health
Presented by:  Kate Grant, School Counselor, Catlin Gabel School (Portland, OR)
A presentation and discussion about the current climate and how we can support our students.

2019-2020 Advanced Placement: Student Practice, Instructional and Exam Supports
Presented by: Rachel Dixon, College Board, Director
In 2019-20, the Advanced Placement Program is launching a system of resources to empower teachers, engage students, and support coordinators. These resources will include new instructional supports and improved tools for exam ordering and administration. This session will outline the changes and discussion on how to set your school community up for success at the start of the year.

Boise State University, Boise, ID
Wednesday, May 1st -  8:00-10:30am (check-in begins at 8:00am)

Topic 1: Details forthcoming.

2019-2020 Advanced Placement: Student Practice, Instructional and Exam Supports
Presented by:  Stephen McCue, College Board, Director
In 2019-20, the Advanced Placement Program is launching a system of resources to empower teachers, engage students, and support coordinators. These resources will include new instructional supports and improved tools for exam ordering and administration. This session will outline the changes and discussion on how to set your school community up for success at the start of the year.

Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
Thursday, May 2nd - 8:45am-11:00am (check-in begins at 8:45am)


Government Relations in Higher Education
Presented by:  Dan Guthrie, Admissions Coordinator, College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
This session will address government relation issues in higher education and the resources PNACAC provides.

2019-2020 Advanced Placement: Student Practice, Instructional and Exam Supports
Presented by:  Stephen McCue, College Board, Director
In 2019-20, the Advanced Placement Program is launching a system of resources to empower teachers, engage students, and support coordinators. These resources will include new instructional supports and improved tools for exam ordering and administration. This session will outline the changes and discussion on how to set your school community up for success at the start of the year.

Willamette University, Salem, OR
Thursday, May 2nd -  8:30-11:00am (check-in begins at 8:30am)

Student Mental Health
Presented by:  Kate Grant, School Counselor, Catlin Gabel School (Portland, OR)
A presentation and discussion about the current climate and how we can support our students.

2019-2020 Advanced Placement: Student Practice, Instructional and Exam Supports
Presented by:  Karly Nelson-Aparicio, College Board, Director
In 2019-20, the Advanced Placement Program is launching a system of resources to empower teachers, engage students, and support coordinators. These resources will include new instructional supports and improved tools for exam ordering and administration. This session will outline the changes and discussion on how to set your school community up for success at the start of the year.

Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
Tuesday, June 4th -  9:30-11:30am (check-in begins at 9:30am)

Admission Middle Management (Geared toward college admissions professionals with 3-5 years experience)
Presented by:  Brandon Bruan, Associate Director of Admission, Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA)
The PNACAC Town Hall on Admission Middle Management is a professional development program designed for both current and aspiring managers working on the post-secondary side of college admissions. This program will provide individuals with strategies for successful growth as a mid-level admission professionals. We
 will have a panel of current admission middle managers to discuss their roles and how they got to where they are now. Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage with current Directors/Deans/VPs to learn about their career trajectory and what they believe are indicators for success for entry level to seasoned college admission professionals and qualities they look for in developing managers.

 

 


Past Town Hall Meetings

 

Questions? Contact Professional Development Co-Chairs at [email protected].