54th Annual Conference

May 2-4, 2019 (Thu-Sat)
Marriott College Park
3501 University Blvd East
Hyattsville, MD 20783

OUR MISSION

As we continue to give thanks for those who participate in our professional development events, we are reminded of our mission: "To support and advance college admission professionals as they guide their institutions, students, and families in an ethical manner."  

Through this spring, the Conference Planning Committee (CPC) will be working hard to prepare for our 54th Annual Conference. Mark your calendar now for this special professional development opportunity!

Chair:  Rosemary Martin, St.John's College High School (DC)
PCACAC office:  Rhonda Douthit, [email protected], 434-989-7557

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

Whether you've been in the profession for two years, twenty years, or more, we invite you to share your expertise and submit your session proposal by Friday, December 7! 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW before submitting your proposal.

Need some ideas? Take a look at our SUGGESTED SESSION TOPICS.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

As a volunteer organization, PCACAC relies on its members to accomplish its mission!  CLICK HERE to volunteer on the 2019 Conference Planning Committee.

REGISTRATION

This year's rates: Early Bird
(thru March 8)
Regular
(thru April 19)
  Member Non-member Member Non-member

Full conference
(May 2-4)

 $325  $370  $375  $420
Retired/Student
(May 2-4)
 $225  $270  $275   $320
One-day
(Fri, May 3)
 $150  $195  $200  $245
Table for Counselor's College Fair
(Fri, May 3)
No on-site registration
$125 $125 $175 $175

EXTRA President's Reception & Dinner Ticket (Thu, May 2)

$50 $50 $50 $50

EXTRA Social Ticket (Fri, May 3)

$40 $40 $40 $40

FULL registration includes sessions, meals, Social, exhibits, admission to the Counselors College Fair (exhibiting is extra), and covers all events from Thursday afternoon through Saturday at noon, as well as free parking! 

REFUND POLICY: To process a refund, requests must be emailed to [email protected] by April 12, 2019. Refunds will not be given for cancellations after that date or in the event of non-participation. A $50 processing fee will be applied for refunds.

PCACAC reserves the right to cancel an event if there is insufficient registration.

HOTEL & PARKING

PCACAC has secured a special rate of $149/night (plus taxes and fees) for its attendees, guaranteed through April 10, 2019 at the Marriott College Park in Hyattsville, MD.

BOOK YOUR ROOM NOW!

Early arrivals are welcome! The hotel has agreed to honor PCACAC’s room rate for up to three (3) days before and after the conference (based on availability). If you would like to bring your family or a friend for an extended vacation in conjunction with the conference, just enter the dates you’d like to stay when making your hotel reservation.

SOMETHING TO MAKE YOU SMILE

You can now view and order pictures from past PCACAC events through Cristie and Co. Visit cristieandco.photoreflect.com > Search for "PCACAC" under Find Your Photos (no date needed) > Select an album and use the following passwords to access each:

  • 2018 Summer Institute (PCACAC SI 2018) - Password: Richmond
  • 2018 Conference (PCACAC 2018) - Password: Dover
  • 2017 Conference (PCACAC 2017) - Password: Kingsmill

To receive a member discount and pricing, write down the number below each picture you want (i.e., IMG_1234) and contact Cristie at 540-839-5311, [email protected].

LOOKING FOR OTHER RESOURCES FROM PAST EVENTS?

Members can login at www.pcacac.org to access hidden menus under "Professional Development".  There you can view our program schedules, session materials,  information on faculty, sponsors, keynote speakers, and grants/scholarships offered.

A SPECIAL "THANK YOU!" TO OUR 2018 SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS!

Sponsors

Exhibitors

Click on each logo to learn more.

    

Mike Carter
St. Stephens & St. Agnes School (MD)
in honor of Jake Talmage, President-elect

Delaware Assoc. of Independent Schools
in honor of Carolyn Doyle

         

      

Jayne Fonash
Loudoun Academy of Science (VA)

Katie Harding
Stevenson University (MD)

Lou Hirsh
University of Delaware (Retired)

Robyn Lady, PCACAC President
Chantilly High School (VA)
in honor of Terry Lady

Sue Rexford
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (VA)

 Richmond Area Independent Schools

Laura Swanger
Binghamton University (NY)