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Registration Type Price
PCACAC Members Full Conference $310 (Special pricing ends Feb 2), Full Price $325 on Feb 3
Non-Members Full Conference $350
One Day Attendee (April 3) Member/Non-member $150
Bulk Registration (5 or more) Member/Non-Member $1475
Retiree/Student/Counseling Grad Student $275
College Fair (Colleges only) $100 (Early Bird pricing ends Jan 15), Full Price $125

Attn: #58for58 Scholarship Recipients - you will be provided a code for a discount valued at $150 upon checkout during the registration process regardless of your registration type (One Day Attendee or Full Conference).

Join us in April for the Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling’s 58th Annual Conference in Cambridge, Maryland! Scholarships are available for you to attend the conference for one day (Monday, April 3–the main event!) at no cost.

School Counselor Day Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to both counselors and graduate students who may not have access to professional development funds. The scholarship covers one day of attendance at the conference (Monday, April 3–the main event!).

  • Interested in attending as a one day attendee? Reach out to Wendy Ayala at [email protected] by March 14, 2023 to express your interest in attending the conference on Monday, April 3. Additional registration information will be shared with you at this time.

Marion Flagg Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a group of exceptional educational professionals who are not currently members of PCACAC and who have not previously attended a PCACAC conference. The Marion Flagg Scholarship specifically targets counselors who work with historically underserved students, minority students or students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Each scholarship includes one year of free membership in PCACAC, one annual conference registration, and hotel lodging.

Saturday, April 1, 2023
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Pre-Conference Outreach Program supported by IAS Committee at Chesapeake College
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM Pre-Conference - Coming Together Conference (IAS Committee)
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch & Welcome
  • 1:10 – 2:00 PM Session 1
  • 2:10 – 3:00 PM Session 2
  • 3:30 - 4:00 PM Break
  • 3:30 – 4:20 PM Session 3
  • 4:30 – 5:30 PM Closing Session (Speaker/Panel)
  • 5:30 – 6:30 PM Informal Networking Opportunity (Optional)
Sunday, April 2, 2023 - Day 1 of Conference
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration & Check-In
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Session A - First Timers Session
Session A - Middle Management Session
Session A - Senior Leadership Session
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM President’s Reception
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM President’s Welcome, Keynote Speaker - David Hawkins, Chief Education and Policy Officer at NACAC
Monday, April 3, 2023 - Day 2 of Conference
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration & Check-In
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Buffet Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Past Presidents Breakfast
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Exhibit Area Open
8:15 AM - 8:45 AM PM SIG Breakfast Meet-Up
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Session B (6 Sessions)
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Session C (6 Sessions)
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Lunch and Membership Meeting, Marion Flagg, Leadership Certificate Recognition
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM SIG Meet Up After Lunch
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Anchor Sessions
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM Session D (6 Sessions)
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Counselor College Fair
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Taste of Cambridge - Dinner out in Town
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Visit the Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Networking and Corn Hole Tournament
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM Conference Social with DJ Geovoni for a PCACAC Fete!
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 - Final Day of Conference
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Session E (6 Sessions)
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Closing Brunch

Thank you for considering being a sponsor and/or exhibitor for the PCACAC 58th Annual Conference. Without your support, this professional opportunity would not be possible. Thank you for supporting our members coming together to #recreate&reimagine our work together! Registration is now open!

Sponsorship Levels and Opportunities*

  Visible on all conference signage, print and digital Ads in Socio Conference App during conference Full year of ad on member Website** Guaranteed Session Presentation at Conference 10 min presentation during Monday’s General Session or Opening Session Exhibitor Table Included 2 Custom messages to members via Conference App. One each day Registration Included:
Potomac $6500 3
Chesapeake $4500   2
Appalachian $3500       2
Blue Ridge $2500         1
Delmarva $1500         0
Brandywine $1000           0
Anchor $500           0

* Hotel Lodging is not included with any sponsorship level
** Secure your sponsorship early and get started with ads on our membership site the moment you sign a sponsorship agreement for over a year of promotion and advertising on our site with the ability to refresh your ad every three months

Exhibit at the Conference - $800 (Thank you to the Exhibitors already registered, there is still room! Additional Exhibitors welcomed!)

  • For $800, each exhibitor will receive one 6' x 30" skirted table, 2 chairs, and 1 wastebasket for use from 12pm on Sunday, April 2 to 12 pm on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. 
  • PLUS: All meals and events for one company representative. To promote high visibility, Monday's buffet breakfast will be served in the Exhibit Hall. Please feel free to join us for ALL meals!
  • Discounted registration fee for additional company representative - $295

College Counselor Fair - $3000

  • Everyone will be at the college fair for information exchange! This is an opportunity to be highly visible for the duration of the college fair. As a sponsor, funds will go toward supporting the bar and local fair (snacks or beverages) made available to patrons.
  • Covers food, beverages, etc.

Sponsor a Counselor - $150 - Thank you for those that have sponsored. We welcome additional sponsorship here! Help us get to 58 Sponsorships!

  • #58for58
  • Give the gift of The PCACAC Conference this year to professionals who may not have access to professional development opportunities!
  • For the 58th Annual Conference we have a goal of reaching 58 one-day conference sponsorships for public school counselors and community-based organizations.
  • Institutions, vendors, or individual members can sponsor an individual counselor for: $150.00 for one-day conference registration.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities!

Coming Together Pre-Conference ($3000) - Thank you, Johns Hopkins University!

Coming together is a pre-conference option available to our members to have workshops and discussions on topics relating to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. This pre-conference provides a safe space for those working with BIPOC students to network and learn from each other in a mini-conference that includes an inspirational keynote speaker, engaging sessions, and a closing session focused on networking and resources sharing opportunities.

Sponsoring this pre-conference will give your organization sole responsibility for making this Coming Together Pre-Conference possible! The opportunity to provide swag and collect registration information for attendees will be available to you.

Hospitality and Registration ($1500) - Thank you, University of Richmond

Supports registration materials, printing, lanyards, swag, etc.

Cornhole Tournament ($1000) - Thank you, Hampden-Sydney College

The first (and hopefully annual) PCACAC Conference Tradition - Corn Hole Tournament goes towards the general PCACAC Fund. Participants have an opportunity to earn a cash prize 50/50 of purchased tickets to enter the tournament

Marion Flagg Scholarship ($500ea) - Thank you! We have reached 8 Scholarships

Named for one of PCACAC's most outstanding members, the Marion Flagg Scholarship is awarded annually to a group of exceptional educational professionals who are not currently members of PCACAC and who have not previously attended a PCACAC conference. This scholarship specifically targets counselors who work with historically underserved students, minority students or students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Each scholarship includes one year of free membership in PCACAC, one annual conference registration, and hotel lodging (two nights, in a room shared with another scholarship winner of the same gender or 50% of cost of housing if you choose to get a single room).

First Timer’s Session ($500) - Thank you, Landmark College!

Sponsor refreshments or swag at our First Timer’s sessions.

Middle Management Session ($500) - Thank you, Richmond Area Independent Schools (RAIS)

Sponsor refreshments or swag

Senior Leadership Session ($500)

Sponsor refreshments or swag

Session Proposals are now closed!

Submit and Sign your Presenter Agreement Here!

Contact Sessions Chair Rosemary Martin Edwards at [email protected]


**NEW HOTEL** for Conference attendees

Holiday Inn Express (across the street, 4 min drive door to door)
2715 Ocean Gateway, Cambridge, MD 21613

A room block is now available for booking at $119 plus tax. Book your room here!

The Hyatt room block for our conference has officially SOLD OUT! Rooms are still available at the Hyatt, but at a much higher price. You can review those prices and Book Here!

Book Now!

Excellent rates for our Conference attendees! Rooms are excellent!
Single Rate     $132.00
Double Rate    $132.00
Triple Rate     $157.00
Quad Rate      $182.00

Upgrades available for a fee and are available upon request.

The conference location is waterfront, 1.5 hours from Baltimore & DC, 1 hour & 45 minutes from Wilmington, 2 hours & 45 minutes from Shepherdstown, WV, and 3 hours from Richmond and Norfolk. This conference and its location are not to be missed!

Do you have questions about the upcoming conference?
Are you interested in hosting a session, supporting a scholarship, or serving as a sponsor?
Let us know!

Conference Chair: Damian Garcia, Glenelg Country School (Ellicott City, MD)
Conference Vice-Chair: Julia Hixson, The Covenant School (Charlottesville, VA)
Sessions: Rosemary Martin Edwards, University of Maryland (College Park, MD)

Welcome Wagon Committee

Sponsors and Exhibitors Committee

Communication and Marketing Committee

Scholarships Committee

Outreach Committee

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!

Thank you to our wonderful exhibitors!

Beacon College The College Funding Coach College Kickstart
Compass Education Jefferson Scholars PNC Bank
Revolution Prep Sallie Mae Slate by Technolutions
Southern Teachers Agency
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