Monday, March 31, 2008

Nuggets of News from NACAC: Preconference Workshops and Seminars

Don't forget to register for these preconference workshops and seminars

Imagine the benefit of having professional development before the conference officially begins. NACAC is offering preconference sessions and workshops September 23-25 in Seattle (WA).

Seize the opportunity to experience in-depth and exciting full day workshops and three-hour seminars.

This year’s series include:

Admission Middle Management Institute (AMMI)
In the middle, on the way to the top, college admission middle managers are the connectors between office deans and/or directors. Join your fellow middles for engaging discussion on:
  • management and supervision
  • career planning
  • communicating with your dean/director and much more

Learn more about AMMI.

Management Experience in College Admission (MECA)

Join us for a hands-on, fast-paced, dynamic professional development program for the rising enrollment management executive with three years experience or less. Those transitioning to deans or director are also welcome. Topics for discussion include:

  • technology in admission
  • personnel issues
  • strategic budget planning
  • generational issues in admission
  • emotional intelligence and leadership
  • communicating with the media
  • enrollment management and planning
Learn more about MECA.

College Counseling in Cyberspace: Strategies for Using Online College Counseling Tools

This program is geared towards high school, independent and admission professionals. Presented in collaboration with the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), this workshop will emphasize providing tools and strategies for searching, evaluating and using online resources. Topics include, but are not limited to, finding resources for: college preparation, college selection, college applications, social networking and scams. Learn more.

Transitioning to Private Practice College Consulting
So, you want to go solo? This one-day workshop provides professionals with the 10 keys for success to starting and building your independent counseling practice. This workshop will be presented in conjunction with the Independent Education Consultants Association (IECA).
Topics for discussion include:
  • writing a transitional business plan
  • ethical and effective marketing
  • your role as an independent consultant

Ready to Enroll? Register NOW!
Enrollment is limited for all preconference events. Visit Seattle's Preconference Web page for more information and to register.

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