Annual Meeting and Conference
NEACAC'S 2013 ANNUAL MEETING & CONFERENCE
ENDICOTT COLLEGE, BEVERLY, MA: May 29-May 31
Registration, Fees & Schedule
Registration for the Annual Meeting & Conference must be completed online. Early Bird Registration will be available from mid-February through April 3, 2013. After April 3, 2013, a different set of fees will apply until online registration ends on May 10, 2013. After May 10, 2013, only on-site registration will be possible for an additional fee and no housing will be available.
Payment can be made online or by mail. If paying with a Purchase Order, they must be processed prior to the conference. If payment is not made in advance of the conference, you must pay at registration when you arrive at Endicott College. At the conference, payment must be in the form of cash, credit card, or check only. Purchase orders will not be accepted at the conference.
Annual Meeting & Conference Scholarship for School Counselors
NEACAC is proud to offer a number of scholarships for school counselors to attend the Annual Meeting and Conference at Endicott College. We hope many school counselors will be able to join in this wonderful professional development opportunity! To apply for a scholarship, please click AMC SCHOLARSHIP to access the application. If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Rosabianca at email@example.com or 781.663.2739.
Endicott College offers great housing accommodations on campus. All rooms are air-conditioned and are suite style, featuring single or double occupancy rooms with a semi-private bathroom in each suite. There is a shared common area on each floor, but no private refrigerators are available. Please be advised that we can only guarantee the accommodation of one roommate preference. Should you request a single occupancy room, there will be an additional fee of $75.00. Please note that a single room will only guarantee you will not share your room with another attendee. However, you may have to share a bathroom with others in your suite. All other housing will be assigned at random.
As an alternative to on-campus housing, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard by Marriott in Danvers, MA for $155 per night plus tax and also at the Wylie Inn in Beverly, MA for $139 per night plus tax. The Courtyard by Marriott in Danvers is 8 miles from Endicott, while the Wylie Inn is located across the street from the main entrance of campus. To make reservations, please contact the Courtyard by Marriott at 978.777.8630 by May 8, 2013 or the Wylie Inn at 866.333.0859 by April 29, 2013. Please be sure to ask for the NEACAC Conference Rate when booking.
Endicott College Directions
For directions to Endicott College, please visit: http://www.endicott.edu/AboutEndicott/Directions.aspx.
2013 Pre-Conference Activities include the 5th Annual Middle Management Workshop and the 3nd Annual Secondary School Counselor Close-Up Program featuring a workshop on students taking advantage of other opportunities after graduation. Also, this year we will feature a workshop on affirmative action and discuss the potential impact of Fisher v. University of Texas. Click on PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS for more details!
Counselors’ College Fair
New this year, we will hold a Counselors’ College Fair at the Annual Meeting of Conference. Counselors, be sure to stop by to learn about various college in New England and beyond. Click COUNSELORS' COLLEGE FAIR for more information. Tips on how counselors can make the most of the fair can be found by clicking TIPS.
The Programming Committee has been busy making sure that you will get the most out of your trip to AMC at Endicott College. Click PROGRAM to view all of the offerings for this year's conference. CEUs are available through the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Please go to INSTRUCTIONS to find out how to obtain hours and to CEU REPORT FORM for the actual log form.
Community Service Project
The Community Service Committee is gearing up for another successful opportunity to volunteer and give back to the local community. Click COMMUNITY SERVICE for details.
First Timers Program
Is this your first NEACAC Annual Meeting and Conference or are you new to the admission or counseling field? If so, the First Timers Program is your opportunity to meet new colleagues, acquaint yourself with NEACAC and the Annual Meeting & Conference, and network with professionals.
We will kick-off your experience with an orientation and have activities planned throughout the conference.Click here to find out more information about the FIRST TIMERS PROGRAM.
The Entertainment Committee has been planning great options for this year, including our annual BINGO game and The Lost Articles will be back by popular demand for a musical performance featuring NEACAC members who are in the band! Click ENTERTAINMENT for details on all the fun.
Exhibitor & Sponsorship Information
The AMC External Relations Committee has been working with sponsors on various opportunities. Would you like to be a sponsor of the 2013 AMC? Would you like to exhibit on the day of the conference with the highest attendance? Would you like to advertise in the 2013 AMC Program Booklet? If so, please click EXHIBITOR & SPONSORSHIP for additional information.
The Recreation Committee wants you to get ready to be active at Endicott College, including the return of Boot Camp, a scenic bike ride, and the annual 5K Run/Walk! Click RECREATION for all of the options.
Keynote Address & Special Guest ~ Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Annie Murphy Paul
Annie Murphy Paul is a book author, magazine journalist, consultant and speaker who helps people understand how we learn and how we can do it better. A contributing writer for Time magazine, she writes a weekly column about learning for Time.com, and also blogs about learning at CNN.com, Forbes.com, MindShift.com, PsychologyToday.com and HuffingtonPost.com. She contributes to The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, Slate, and O, The Oprah Magazine, among many other publications. She is the author of The Cult of Personality, a cultural history and scientific critique of personality tests, and of Origins, a book about the science of prenatal influences. She is the author of the forthcoming book Brilliant: The Science of How We Get Smarter, to be published by Crown in 2014. She is a graduate of Yale University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
SPECIAL GUEST – Fran Cubberley
We are pleased to welcome NACAC Board Director Fran Cubberley as a special guest at the Annual Meeting & Conference. Fran has worked in college admissions for a number of years. She currently serves as VP for Enrollment Management at Delaware County Community College in Pennsylvania. In her capacity as Board Director, Fran brings a wealth of knowledge and experience on professional and association issues. She is looking forward to speaking on behalf of the Association on emerging issues and strategic priorities.