Leadership Education Webinar Series

PCACAC is offering a new professional development opportunity to enhance your leadership skills and expertise. Designed for admission and counseling professionals with experience who are looking to advance in the profession, this webinar series will focus on what leadership in college admission counseling means and give you essential insights and knowledge to help you grow. Those who participate in five (5) webinars throughout the year (each limited to a maximum of one hour) and attend the PCACAC Conference in April will earn a PCACAC Leadership Certificate, to be presented during the Conference.

Questions?  Contact Anthony Ambrogi, [email protected]


Thursday, February 20, 4:00-5:00 pm
Collaborating with Community-Based Organizations and Independent Counselors 

This Leadership Education webinar will focus on community-based organizations and independent counselors, their roles in the admission process and how they collaborate with colleges and secondary school counselors.


Melisa Hypolite, CollegeBound Foundation (MD)
Stephanie Stahler, McDaniel College (MD)
Dr. Kpakpundu Ezeze, Future Quest, Inc. 

Damian Garcia, Glenelg Country Day School (MD)


Thursday, January 23, 2020
4:00-5:00 pm 

Dollars and Sense: Financial Aid and Admission Counseling

Financial aid, in all its forms, has a major impact on all aspects of the college admission and advising process. Hear from college admission leaders on how the cost of college and financial aid impacts their recruiting and enrollment efforts, and learn how experienced counselors integrate financial concepts into their counseling discussions with families. 


  • Sharon Alston, American University (DC)
  • Anthony Ambrogi, St. Catherine's School (VA)
  • David Burge, George Mason University (VA)
  • Crys Latham, Washington Latin Public Charter School (DC)


Wednesday, December 11, 2019
4:00-5:00 pm

Leading Through Change:  Current Trends and Future Issues

The college admission profession is going through unprecedented change, and current and emerging leaders must navigate themselves and their institutions through these uncharted waters. In our second Leadership Education webinar, members of PCACAC's Current Trends/Future Issues committee will discuss these pressing issues and how admission and counseling leaders can best prepare their organizations for this brave new world.


  • Ashley Browning (Hollins University)
  • Fatmata Koroma (St. John's College High School)


Wednesday, November 13, 2019
4:00-5:00 pm

Intersecting Views of Leadership:  High School and College

Hear from two experienced PCACAC members who have worked in both high schools and colleges to learn what leadership looks like at both levels, what lessons can be learned from each, and how leaders in each world can build skills through collaboration.


  • Tish Canady (William & Mary)
  • Jennifer Scott (Norfolk Academy)

Moderated by Anthony Ambrogi (St. Catherine's School)