PCACAC is proud to have a strong membership of extremely talented people on both sides of the desk.  In an endeavor to celebrate some of the best among us, the Nominating Committee brings you the “Counselor of the Year” awards!  

We invite you to think about PCACAC members who you believe go above and beyond in their work with students and nominate them for this award. Both the nominators and the nominees must be must be current PCACAC members. Self-nominations are accepted. The submission deadline is March 13, 2020.

The criteria for consideration includes:

  • Areas of expertise
  • Impact on constituents in the admission process
  • Advocacy for students and colleagues
  • Commitment to equity and access for all
  • Thoroughness in their daily work
  • Innovation in the industry

Selected recipients and their nominators will be notified by the end of March and the awards presented at our 55th Annual Conference at Hotel Madison in Harrisonburg, VA between April 19-21, 2020.

This is a recognition award and does not provide free registration, lodging, meals or transportation for the conference.  However, award recipients are guaranteed the Early Bird registration rate.


Thank you for all you do and we hope to see you in April!


John E. “Jake” Talmage
PCACAC Past President and Nominating Chair

Potomac & Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling (PCACAC)

www.pcacac.org/counselor-of-the-year | [email protected] | 434-989-7557