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Plane O’ Fun Tour 2018

Sunday, June 24 – Friday, June 29, 2018

Are you new to the school counseling profession, or just looking for some useful professional development?

  • Do you wish to visit a number of different colleges on a 6-day trip?
  • Are you hoping to become, or wish to stay, an expert in your field?
  • Do you desire to network with other colleagues?
  • Do you like to have fun?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then the IACAC Plane O’ Fun Tour could be just what you need!

Thank you for your interest, but the trip is now completely full.

Registration and the waitlist are both closed.

The 2018 Plane O’Fun Tour will be traveling to the South:
Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee!

Auburn University
Georgia Tech
Morehouse College
Rhodes College
Samford University
Spelman College
University of Alabama
University of Georgia
University of Memphis

Schools subject to change

University of Mississippi


  • $800 for IACAC members
  • $900 for non-members

What’s Included

  • Round-trip airfare (participants must begin and end the trip with the group)
  • Bus transportation
  • Most meals, plus snacks
  • Accommodations – two participants per room
  • Professional development
  • Materials & handouts
  • Networking

Priority Deadline

Submit the $400 non-refundable deposit by Friday, January 26, 2018.
Balance must be paid in full by Friday, April 6, 2018.

The tour is limited to 40 participants. Openings will be filled as deposits are received – priority will be given to IACAC members.

No seats will be held without deposits. Space is limited.

Summer Counselor Tours Committee Co-Chairs

Kato Gupta
West Leyden High School
(847) 451-3124

Daniel Miller
Adlai E. Stevenson High School
(847) 415-4509


There will be two $400 grants available for counselors who assist underrepresented students. Preference will be given to counselors that have not received a grant in the past and must presently be IACAC members. Apply for a Professional Development Grant

Graduate Credit and ISBE PD Hours

Two hours of graduate credit will be available through Lewis University. Total cost for two credit hours will be $500. 12 ISBE PD hours will be available.

Activity Level

Please be aware that this is an active tour, as we will be visiting 2-3 colleges a day. Participants should expect warm weather, full days, and walking tours on each campus.


Specific flight details will be sent to the group after registration closes.

The tour will depart from Chicago’s Midway Airport on Sunday and return Friday and visit the following colleges and universities:

  • Emory University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Morehouse College
  • Spelman College
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Alabama
  • Samford University
  • University of Mississippi
  • Auburn University
  • University of Memphis
  • Rhodes College

Schools subject to change

This trip is completely full. New registrations and the waitlist are closed.

This form is only for already-registered participants to pay the remainder of their balance due.

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