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Plane O'Fun 2014
Plane O'Fun 2014

Plane O’ Fun Tour 2016

Sunday, June 26 – Friday, July 1, 2016

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!

The 2016 Plane O’Fun Tour will be traveling to New England

Bates College
Colby College
Champlain College
Fairfield University
Bowdoin College
Middlebury College
Skidmore College
University of New Hampshire
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Landmark College
University of Vermont

Schools subject to change


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

What’s Included

  • Round-trip airfare
  • 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 29, 2016.
Balance must be paid in full by Friday, April 1, 2016.

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 under-represented 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 visit the following colleges and universities:

  • Yale University
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Skidmore College
  • Middlebury College
  • University of Vermont
  • Bates College
  • Colby College
  • Bowdoin College
  • University of New Hampshire
  • Fairfield University
  • Landmark College
  • Champlain College

Schools subject to change

Registration Form

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