A Half-Day, Faculty-Led Workshop from NACAC and IECA
Dec. 7 | Five hours
An intensive workshop to support secondary school and college counseling professionals.
About this workshop
This one-day training workshop is designed specifically for school-based college counselors and college admission representatives involved in or considering a transition to private practice. Whether it’s a mid-career change or plans for post-retirement work, this half-day institute is led by IECA and will prepare you for a successful transition to ethical and professional independent college consulting.
The director of Transitioning, Mark H. Sklarow, M.A., earned his BA and MA from Temple University in Political Marketing and Educational Administration. Mark has taught Political Science at the college level and taught Social Sciences and served as Dean of Students at an independent day school in Philadelphia. Transitioning is offered as part of NACAC Workshop & Seminar Season.
Who should attend
This workshop is for secondary school and college counseling professionals, college counseling department directors and supervisors, aspiring directors, and veteran counselors interested in a transition to private practice.
This half-day workshop is held Dec. 7. See below for a detailed breakdown of each day’s schedule and featured presenters.
Recordings and workshop materials will be made available via the learning management system to registrants for two weeks after the last day of the workshop. These are available only to paid registrants and will not be sold after the live event.
How to register
The cost is $250 for members and $300 for non-members.
EARLY REGISTRATION (until Nov. 7): $200 for members and $250 for non-members.
Seats are limited.The registration deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 5 or when seats are filled. No refunds will be provided, although a substitute participant may be designated.
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Wednesday, December 7
Session A: 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM ET
Understanding the IEC Profession
School-based college counselors as well as university-based admission representatives possess a wealth of knowledge, have developed a valuable network of professional colleagues, and have unique insight into teenagers’ hopes, fears, and worries about the college admission process. And while those are important to the IEC profession as well, there are differences to be aware of as you become an ethical and professional IEC.
- Differences between institutionally-based advising and the IEC profession
- The importance and impact of the IECA Principles of Good Practice
- Current trends in the IEC profession
Presenter: Mark Sklarow, IECA chief executive officer
Session B: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET
Setting Yourself Up for Success
- A better understanding of an IEC’s workflow patterns
- Resources and tools available to IECs
- Key factors needed to develop your own customer service and client management priorities.
Presenter: Kristina Dooley, IECA Board of Directors
Break: 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET
Session C: 2:00 – 2:40 p.m. ET
The IEC Curriculum
- Prepare to create your IEC consulting curriculum
- Curriculum models
Presenter: Dr. Steven Antonoff, IECA
Session D: 2:40 – 3:30 p.m. ET
- Create a buzz
- Things to consider: Product, Pricing, Place, Promotion
Presenter: Joan Koven, IECA
Session E: 3:45 – 4:15 p.m. ET
Developing Expertise: Next Steps
- Resources for targeted learning and ongoing professional development
- Developing your networks of colleagues and mentors
Presenters: Mark Sklarow, IECA chief executive officer
Final Wrap Up & Q&A: 4:15 – 5:00 p.m. ET
Our faculty will be happy to answer any questions you may have!
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5242. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NACAC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.