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IACAC District Seminars
IACAC District Seminars
IACAC District Seminars
IACAC District Seminars
IACAC District Seminars
IACAC District Seminars
IACAC District Seminars
IACAC District Seminars


Region 1 (Southern)

Western District Seminar

Friday, March 10, 2017
Monmouth College

Register by March 3

$20 IACAC Members
$25 Non-Members

Lunch is included
ISBE PD hours will be available

Scholarships and Grants

Non-Member High School Counselors: Apply for sponsorship to cover the full or partial cost of the $25 registration fee. Apply for a scholarship.

IACAC Members: Apply for a Professional Development Grant


8:30-9:00 am – Check-in
9:00-10:30 am – Session I
10:30-11:00 am – Break & opportunity for counselors to visit college tables
11:00 am – Session II
12:00-1:00 pm – Lunch & Learn: Nate Bargar and others share IACAC benefits
1:00-2:00 pm – Session III
2:00-2:30 pm – Paneling the Room


Session I

Teenage Anxiety

This session discusses struggles that students are dealing with regarding their transition into college. How high school counselors can help with this transition and how admission counselors can recognize some warning signs.


Session II

Education 101

How the ever-changing licensure requirements in the State of Illinois are having an impact on schools and those students who are interested in pursing teaching in the state of Illinois.


Session III

SAT Conversion

Expectations on administering the tests in the schools, preparation, how to have your scores sent, and other hot topics about this switch.


Paneling the Room

Admissions representatives and High School Counselors hit the stage to field questions about prior/prior year Financial Aid changes, updates through the year with applications and SAT testing questions. This will be an open forum of ideas and exchanges by those on the panel and on the floor.

District Seminar Co-Chair

Megan Koester
McKendree University
(618) 537-6832

Site Coordinators

Kassie Daly
Western Illinois University – Quad Cities

Sarah Houston
Monmouth College

Committee Members

Anne Bohnsack,Rockridge High School
Meghan Cooley, Augustana College
Rachel Gustafson, Augustana College
Lisa Miller, Cambridge High School
MaKayla Shurtz, West Prairie High School

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