Summer Institute 

Summer Institute is designed for secondary school counselors and college admission counselors with two or fewer years of experience. The integrated program fosters a deeper understanding of the interaction between secondary school counselors and admission counselors, as well as expert insight into the current trends and issues within the profession. Participants will benefit from the opportunity to connect and interact with experienced faculty members from high schools and colleges from throughout New England. Through small mentor group discussions, program-specific curriculum tracks for secondary school counselors and admissions counselors, and workshops and group presentations, participants will learn about job responsibilities, communication in the admission/counseling process, recruitment/travel, ethical issues in admissions, financial aid, standardized testing, and advancing through the profession. Networking, through both formal and informal gatherings, is another critical component of the Summer Institute experience.

Summer Institute 2019

Location & Dates

Summer Institute 2021 will be Virtual!

Save the dates: July 20-22 

See the schedule here


Early Bird Registration (through July 1st)   $75 
Member Registration                                      $100
Non-Member Registration                             $135

Questions about registration? Please contact [email protected]

Scholarship Opportunities 2021

More information coming soon!

2021 Faculty Members

Faculty members and guest speakers will include a dynamic collection of experienced college counseling and admission professionals from throughout New England.


Chair: Diane Soboski, Champlain College, VT

Chair-elect: Tim Cushing, Brewster Academy, NH

Madeleine Bergstrom, Cheshire Academy
Owen Bligh, Providence College
Henry DelAngelo, Joel Barlow High School
Chris Downe, Boston University

      Beth Fullerton, Quinsigamond Community College
      Mandy Hart, Amherst College
      Courtney Kipp, Northeastern University
      Carolynn Laurenza, University of Massachusetts Amherst
      Sarah Miller, Boston Collegiate Charter School
      Katie Phung, Bryant University
      Aaron Ribaudo-Smith, Lowell High School
      Amy A Rogers, Miss Porter's School
      Emily Roper-Doten, Olin College
      Sharon Veatch, Housatonic Valley Regional High School
      Danielle Wells, Boston College

 Summer Institute Faculty 2019

Questions? Please contact Christina Doyle, NEACAC Executive Director.