Professional development

Spring Conference

Spring 2018

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Legacy Grant available

Day on the Hill

Winter 2018
Minnesota State Capitol

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Admission Counselor Institute

July 30- August 1 2017
Gustavus Adolphus College
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College Counseling Institute 

for High School Counselors

Fall 2017

Legacy Grant available

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Financial Aid Workshop

TBD for 2018
University of St. Thomas

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Leadership  Summit 

TBD for 2018
University of St. Thomas
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Legacy Grant

The Legacy Grant is designed to support membership by funding professional development opportunities. The Legacy Grant will cover the cost of registration, hotel, airfare, meals and membership fee (when applicable). 

Both MACAC members and non-members are invited to apply.  Secondary school counselors are strongly encouraged to apply. Legacy Grant Applications are due four weeks prior to event. Please contact Legacy Committee Chair
 Casey Erickson ( with questions.

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member programs

Mentorship Program

The program seeks to assist in building connections between new members and those who have been involved in the profession and organization for several years.  Learn more

Leadership Development Program

This unique program is designed to provide opportunities for individuals to investigate, define and further develop their leadership skills. Learn more

College Fairs

2017 Minnesota National College Fair

September 27th and 28th
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2017-18 Minnesota Education Fairs

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Camp College is a two day pre-college experience where underrepresented and first generation Minnesota high school students will be exposed to college campuses, get mentoring experience and learn valuable application and financial aid information. Learn more

NACAC Professional Development

The National Association for College Admission Counseling's 73rd National Conference
September 14 - 16 
• Boston, Massachusetts


College Knowledge Month

Formerly Minnesota College Application Week, College Knowledge Month is a statewide initiative with the goal of increasing college access for those who are the first generation in their families to attend college. Learn more

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