54th Annual Conference

May 2-4, 2019 (Thu-Sat)
College Park Marriott
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, Executive Assistant & Site Director, [email protected], 434-989-7557

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

A detailed program will be posted here before the conference.  In the meantime, take a sneak peek at what we have planned for you in the CONFERENCE AT-A-GLANCE.

Interested in seeing what our session line-up will look like this year? Come back in late Feb/early March for a list of sessions.  In the meantime, view our Suggested Session Topics for a look at sessions we typically offer at our conferences.

SESSIONS

Thank you to those who answered the CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS (closed on December 16)! Submitters will be notified in late January 2019.  Check out the Schedule At-a-Glance above and stay tuned here for the session line-up.

Think Tanks

We are excited to offer this year's Think Tanks - 75-minute sessions on Friday, May 3 during C or E sessions. This is the perfect opportunity to hear the following partners address specific admissions-related issues in a structured, interactive workshop environment.

PARTNER WITH US!

Our goal is to build lasting relationships with a focus on partners who are committed to our mission and vision.  Download the Prospectus to see how you can best benefit from partnering with us as a sponsor or exhibitor.

CONFERENCE PROSPECTUS

SPONSORSHIP FORM

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

VOLUNTEER on the Conference Planning Committee (CPC).


MEET OUR 2019 PARTNERS...

Click on each logo to learn more.

Sponsors

Exhibitors



 

 


 
 

CONFERENCE MOBILE APP 

This year's mobile app is sponsored by .  Check back here to download the app soon!

NOMINATIONS

REGISTRATION

We can't wait to see you and May will be here before we know it!  Click on the 'Register HERE' button to register.

This year's rates:

Early Bird
(thru March 8)

Regular
(thru April 21)
  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.

Parking is free in the garage adjacent to the hotel.


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].

JOIN US IN 2020!

Mark your calendar now for our 55th Annual Conference at the Hotel Madison in Harrisonburg, VA from April 19-21, 2020.

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.