NACAC Webinars

webinar01.jpgNACAC knows how crucial insight about the ever-changing landscape of college admission is to enhancing your everyday work. Our webinars provide professional development for all of NACAC's membership. Please check the audience and description of a webinar to determine if it is the right fit for you.

NACAC members receive complimentary access to our webinars. Nonmembers can also access webinars at a low cost. All webinars run for one hour and can be viewed live or accessed on-demand after the broadcast date.

In addition to the webinars detailed below, NACAC maintains two unique webinar series:

  • Summer Academy is geared towards secondary school and independent college counselors assisting students in the college preparation and application process.
  • Executive Virtual Forums are for enrollment management and admission professionals who are engaged or interested in international recruitment. 

​​​If you have an interest in presenting a webinar or ideas for content, visit our Open Call for Proposals​. For additional information, contact Crystal Newby, assistant director of education and training.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 

 Upcoming Webinars

 

Leveraging Resources to Help Military and Veteran Students Navigate College Admission Process
Date: September 29
Time: 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Audience: Postsecondary college admission professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Presenter: Lauren Runco (Williams), Director of Education and Employment, Military Family Research Institute, Purdue University

The Value Proposition of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Date: October 20
Time: 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Audience: Secondary/college counseling professionals and postsecondary college admission professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Presenter: Dr. Brian Bridges, Vice President for Research and Member Engagement, United Negro College Fund

What's Your Story? Helping Students Write Their College Essays
Date: November 9
Time: 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Audience: Secondary/college counseling professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Presenter: Rod Skinner, Director of College Counseling, Milton Academy (MA)

The 2017–18 FAFSA: What School Counselors Need to Know
Date: November 17
Time: 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Audience: Secondary/college counseling professionals
Cost: Free
Presenter: Cindy Forbes Cameron, Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education
This webinar is presented by ASCA and is the third of a three-part series, presented in conjunction with NACAC and College Board.

Recommendations for Improving the Transfer Experience

Date: December 6
Time: 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Audience: Postsecondary college admission professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Presenter: Dr. Betsy Griffin, Vice President and Resident Scholar, Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education (NC)

 

 

 On Demand Webinars

 

On demand webinars provide timely, relevant professional development 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Gather your colleagues and enjoy the convenience of on-demand programming. Please access the webinar and then complete the associated quiz in order to earn credit; webinar completion will be verified in addition to survey/quiz completion before awarding continuing education clock hours.

Planning for Changes Coming with 2017-18
Date: September 8
Audience: Secondary/college counseling professionals
Cost: Free
This webinar is presented by College Board and is the second of a three-part series, presented in conjunction with NACAC and ASCA.

Date: September 2016
Audience: Postsecondary college admission professionals and secondary/college counseling professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
This webinar is presented by NACAC's Inclusion, Access and Success Committee.
 
Ethics and the Early FAFSA
Date: August 2016
Audience: Secondary/college counseling professionals
Cost: Free
This webinar is the first of a three-part series, presented in conjunction with The College Board and ASCA.
Date: August 2016
Audience: Postsecondary college admission professionals
Cost: Free
This webinar is presented by AACRAO and is the third of a three-part series, presented in conjunction with NACAC and the College Board.

 

Essential Information for “Road Warriors”: Helping Admission Staff Talk with Students and Families about the 2017 – 2018 FAFSA
Date: June 2016
Audience: Postsecondary college admission professionals
Cost: FREE
This webinar is the second in a three-part series, presented in conjunction with our colleagues at the College Board and AACRAO.

Prepping for Prior-Prior Year: Key Questions for Admission Offices
Date: April 2016
Audience: Postsecondary college admission professionals
Cost: FREE
This webinar is presented by the College Board and is the first of a three-part series, presented in conjunction with NACAC and AACRAO.

Creating a Culture of Data Accountability and Transparency: The Use of Data in the Admissions/Recruitment Process
Date: March 2016
Audience: Postsecondary college admission professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers

Counseling Students to Study in the United States
Date: March 2016
Audience: College counselors at high schools outside of the US and anyone who assists international students with the application and admission process to US institutions
Cost: Free for members and nonmembers

Scholarships and Success: Benefits of Army ROTC
Date: February 2016
Audience: Secondary college admission counseling professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Continuing Education Clock Hours Survey & Quiz​


Best Practices for Supporting Undocumented Students

​​Date: February 2016
Audience: Secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Continuing Education Clock Hours Survey & Quiz​


Building Best Practices to Support Homeless Youth that Access Higher Education

Date: January 2016
Audience: Secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Continuing Education Clock Hours Survey & Quiz​


The ASCA National Model

Date: December 2015
Target Audience: Secondary college admission counseling professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Continuing Education Clock Hours Survey & Quiz​


What's New with FAFSA?

Date: December 2015 - Hosted by the College Board
Target Audience: Secondary school or CBO-based counselors, independent educational consultants
Cost: FREE

Financial Literacy: Concepts and Resources to Help Families Make the Best Financial Decisions
Date: November 2015 - Hosted by the College Board
Target Audience: Secondary school or CBO-based counselors, independent educational consultants
Cost: FREE

Closing the Excellence Gap: College Advising for High-Achieving, Low-Income Students
​Date: November 2015
Target Audience: Secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Continuing Education Clock Hours Survey & Quiz​


Best Practices for Recruiting First Generation College Students

Date: November 2015
Audience: Postsecondary admission professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers

Understanding Postsecondary Career and Technical Pathways
​Date: October 2015
Audience: Secondary college admission counseling professionals
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers
Continuing Education Clock Hours Survey & Quiz​


Strengthening College/CBO Partnerships to Improve the Admissions Process for First Generation and Underrepresented Students

Date: October 2015
Audience: College admission representatives, community-based organizations
Cost: Free for members/$30 for nonmembers

Leveraging Partnerships with School Counselors and Counseling Associations
Date: October 2015
Audience: Secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals
Cost: FREE
Continuing Education Clock Hours Survey & Quiz​​

 

 Continuing Education Clock Hours

 

Earn Continuing Education Clock Hours by watching select live or on-demand webinars. Please view the information for individual webinars to determine eligibility.

NACAC is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions (or programs) for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin or in the catalogue or Web site. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.