"In short – I value professional development and connecting with others passionate about higher ed."
Will Patch, Assistant Director of Admissions - Manchester University


Upcoming events

    • Monday, February 26, 2018
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • Westin Hotel, Downtown Indianapolis
    Register

    REGISTER NOW FOR 2018 CONGRESS!

    1.  REVIEW THE OPTIONS BELOW, AND MAKE NOTE OF THE LEVEL FOR WHICH YOU WANT TO REGISTER.  YOU CAN ONLY CHOOSE ONE LEVEL.  IF YOU ARE A STAFF MEMBER FROM ONE OF OUR PREMIUM MEMBER INSTITUTIONS, DO NOT USE THE ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM.  CONTACT YOUR BUNDLE ADMINISTRATOR.

    2.  CLICK THE REGISTER BUTTON BELOW TO CONTINUE.

    *  THE PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION IS INCLUDED IN THE FULL CONGRESS REGISTRATION.  IF YOU ARE NOT ATTENDING THE FULL CONGRESS, YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR THE PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION.  RETURN TO THE HOME PAGE AND CLICK ON THAT EVENT IN UPCOMING EVENTS.
    *  THERE WILL BE NO LATE FEES CHARGED FOR REGISTRATION.

    MEMBER
    A.  Full Congress - $175
    B.  Presenter, Full Congress - $150
    C.  Tuesday Only - $115
    D.  Wednesday Only - $85

    NON-MEMBER
    E.  Full Congress - $225
    F.  Presenter, Full Congress - $200
    G.  Tuesday Only - $140
    H.  Wednesday Only - $120

    RETIRED, STUDENT, OR INTERN MEMBER
    I.  Full Congress - $100
    J.  Tuesday Only - $70
    K.  Wednesday Only - $60 

    L.  PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION + NETWORKING RECEPTION ONLY - $40 

    PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION (Monday, 4:00 - 6:00):  "CULTURAL FLUENCY" PRESENTED BY LISA WALKER ("Walker").
    What does "cultural fluency" mean and how can college admissions advising benefit from a cultural fluency lens? What is at stake for us as professionals on this topic?  What is at stake for students?  Whether brand new to this conversation or experienced, all are invited to this interactive workshop engaging these questions.  We will use reflection and dialogue to deepen our understanding of our individual and collective perspectives and cultural fluency, as "Walker" shares tools and skills for creating these conversations.  See Walker on YouTube

    Full Congress includes Pre-Conference Session, all lunches and events
    Tuesday Only includes lunch and Happy Hour / Silent Auction
    Wednesday Only includes Brunch

    AGENDA - CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PROGRAM

    OPENING SPEAKER (Tuesday) - JON McGEE - HIGH IMPACT TRAINING
    (highimpacttraining.net)  Sponsored by Indiana National Guard

    CLOSING SPEAKER (Wednesday) - WALT STASINSKI - "THE  POWER OF FUN AT WORK"         (waltspeaks.com).  Sponsored by Lilly Endowment
    "Very inspiring presentation that included many ideas to take back to the office."   Terry Harris, Southwestern Michigan College


    Professional Growth Points (PGP's)
    2 - PreConference Session
    6 - Tuesday, full day
    3 - Wednesday, half day

    DOWNLOADABLE REGISTRATION FORM

    Refund requests must be received before February 10, 2018. Email to Jean at iacacexecassistant@gmail.com

    A LIMITED NUMBER OF GRANTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELORS.  THE GRANT WOULD PROVIDE 50% OF THE REGISTRATION FEE AND ONE OVERNIGHT HOTEL EXPENSE AT THE WESTIN ASSUMING RECIPIENT SHARES A ROOM WITH ANOTHER RECIPIENT (SAME GENDER).  THIS HOTEL ARRANGEMENT IS OPTIONAL.  ONLINE APPLICATION.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETE BY FEBRUARY 15, 2018.

    HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:  IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO STAY OVERNIGHT, PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS AT THE WESTIN BEFORE FEBRUARY 9. IN PLANNING THIS EVENT, IACAC MUST COMMIT TO A CERTAIN NUMBER OF OVERNIGHT ROOMS.  WE ARE FINANCIALLY PENALIZED IF THAT COMMITMENT IS NOT MET...Thanks!

    PARKING:  While we really hope you will stay at the Westin, be aware that the parking at there is not owned by the Westin and costs $45 / day.  We suggest that you unload at the Westin entrance then park east of there on Maryland Street at World Wonders Garage...$22 / day.  You can walk inside all the way back to the hotel.  Click here for more info.

    • Monday, February 26, 2018
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • Westin Hotel Downtown Indianapolis
    • 8
    Register

    IACAC Congress is a great opportunity to reach High School Counselors and College Admissions Representatives with your product or service.  You also may conduct one of the sessions in the program.

    Your exhibit space will include an 6' table.

    Set Up:  Monday evening, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    or
    Tuesday morning, 6:00 - 7:30 am

    Your exhibit must remain through the duration of the event.

    You must have a representative in attendance.

    Includes Tuesday lunch and Wednesday brunch.

    • Monday, February 26, 2018
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • Westin Hotel downtown Indianapolis
    Registration is closed

    We depend upon and appreciate our sponsors to help us defray the costs of such a large event.  Attendance at Congress will be 300 - 400 high school counselors and college admissions representatives, as well as independent counselors and students.

    • Monday, February 26, 2018
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • Westin Hotel downtown Indianapolis
    Registration is closed

    Some of our members from districts with tight budgets depend of the assistance from sponsors to attend Congress.  We appreciate your support of one or more attendees.
    If you are so generous to sponsor more than one counselor, separate registrations are needed for each sponsorship.

    • Monday, February 26, 2018
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • Westin Hotel, Downtown Indianapolis
    Registration is closed

    NEW OFFERING THIS YEAR!

    Would sharing the cost of travel and/or lodging enable you or make it easier to attend Congress?
    If so, we will help you connect with others who are interested in sharing.

    By registering here, we will send you the list of others who are interested in sharing.
    We will NOT participate in the details of your arrangements.  You and your share partner will work that out.

    Remember, the hotel discount period ends on February 9, so hurry and make your plans.

    Good luck, and see you at Congress!

    • Monday, February 26, 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Westin Downtown Indianapolis, IN
    Register

    If you missed this session at the NACAC Conference, here is your chance to experience "Walker"!  Join us for this informative session to kick off your annual Congress.  After the session, stick around for the Networking Reception.

    IF YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR FULL CONGRESS, YOU DO NO NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION.

    CULTURAL FLUENCY Presented by Lisa Walker ("Walker")

    What does “cultural fluency” mean and how can college admissions advising benefit from a cultural fluency lens? What is at stake for us as professionals on this topic?  What is at stake for students? Whether brand new to this conversation or experienced, all are invited to this interactive workshop engaging these questions.  We will use reflection and dialogue to deepen our understanding of our individual and collective perspectives and cultural fluency, as Walker shares tools and skills for creating these conversations.

    See Walker on YouTube.

    SPONSORED BY THE IACAC INCLUSION, ACCESS, & SUCCESS COMMITTEE

    • Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Grand Park Event Facility, 19000 Grand Park Blvd, Westfield, IN 46074
    • 36
    Register

    IACAC is proud to host the
    Greater Indianapolis Northside College Fair for the 17th year
    on March 14, 2018...6:00 - 8:00 pm.
    Our new location will be at
    Grand Park Event Center at 19000 Grand Park Blvd., Westfield, IN. 
    This venue provides more than adequate parking and a very large exhibit hall.
    This event offers opportunities for high school students to meet with College Admissions Representatives from colleges and universities from Indiana and other states.

    Students from the following high schools are invited to attend:

    Bishop Chatard High School
    Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
    Carmel High School
    Cathedral High School
    Fishers High School
    Guerin Catholic High School
    Hamilton Southeastern High School
    International School of Indiana
    Noblesville High School
    North Central High School
    Park Tudor School
    University High School
    Westfield High School
    Zionsville High School


    REGISTRATION FEE:  $150
    PAYABLE WITH PAYPAL OR CHECK  
    WE DO NOT TAKE DIRECT CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

    IF YOU REPRESENT AN IACAC PREMIUM MEMBER, DO NOT REGISTER HERE.  YOU ARE ALREADY REGISTERED.  NOT SURE?  CHECK HERE.

    THIS VENUE DOES NOT PROVIDE ELECTRICAL ACCESS OR WI-FI IN THE EXHIBIT HALL.

Past events

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Transitions for Youth - Building Bridges from Homelessness to College Access & Success
Monday, July 24, 2017 Summer Institute 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Greater Indianapolis Northside College Fair
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Legislative Mixer
Monday, February 20, 2017 Congress 2017 Event Sponsorships
Monday, February 20, 2017 Congress 2017 Exhibitors
Monday, February 20, 2017 Congress 2017 Counselor Sponsorships
Monday, February 20, 2017 Congress 2017
Friday, November 04, 2016 Transfer Summit
Monday, July 18, 2016 Summer Institute
Friday, July 01, 2016 Mentorship Program Application
Thursday, April 14, 2016 Executive Board Meeting
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Greater Indianapolis Northside College Fair
Monday, February 29, 2016 Congress 2016 Pre Conference Session - Redesigned SAT
Monday, February 29, 2016 Congress

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