Professional of the Year

The New England Association for College Admission Counseling Professional of the Year Award will identify individuals whose contributions to the field of college admissions and counseling deserve such recognition. These awards honor NEACAC members across the profession, including those affiliated with colleges and universities, high schools, independent counselors and community-based organizations.  Award recipients are strong and ethical advocates for students and/or their institutions and have a proven record of accomplishment throughout their careers.  They demonstrate honesty, patience, thoroughness and sensitivity in their work with students, parents and colleagues.  They are mentors, leaders and consummate professionals. 

The 2016 recipients were:

Deborah Jordan, Falmouth High School, 

Nancy Fine, Suffolk University

Christina Berardi, Salve Regina University

Jeremy Spencer, Framingham State University

Erin McElligott, Prospect Hill Academy Charter School

John Drew, University of Massachusetts Boston



The 2016 awards were presented at NEACAC's Annual Meeting and Conference at Northeastern University, Boston, MA on June 2, 2016.
Please consider submitting a nomination for the 2017 Professional of the Year Award by clicking here.