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TACAC Encourages You to Vote!

The Government Relations Committee reminds you to VOTE!  Early Voting runs through Friday, November 2nd and election day is Tuesday, November 6thTexas Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; during early voting you may vote at any voting location in your county.  Election day voting may be restricted to your precinct, visit the Countywide Polling Place Program to learn if you can vote anywhere in your county or if you need to vote at your precinct.

 For non-partisan information on the candidates and other issues on your ballot, check your local newspaper or resources like the League of Women Voters of Texas to learn more.

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ACCI Needs You!

So many of us in this profession can remember our first days as a college admission counselor, or as a high school counselor. Were you nervous to speak in front of others? Did you look at a high school calendar, and think - how do I plan events for parents and students? Did you go to your first college fair and look around, thinking, "how do so many of these college reps know each other?" 

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Update from TACAC President, Mickey Saloma, After NACAC

 

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Take Time to Connect While You Are On the Go

It’s that time of the year again, colleagues: The time of Starbucks, late nights and jam-packed schedules. It’s travel season, and with the first TACRAO week just around the corner, it’s time to prepare to meet new students, new counselors and new friends.

We’ll all be on the go this fall, whether we’re hitting the road or not. But that won’t stop us from making this season memorable. We’ve created a special sign to help you do just that.

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Welcome to the New School Year!

Dear TACAC Family,

 On behalf of the TACAC Executive Board, I want to welcome you to the new school year. It is an exciting time to be part of the TACAC Family. Over the past several months, we have been working hard to make 2018-2019 the best year ever.

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A Fellow's View of MMI

 

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Volunteer Opportunity at Motive Me!

The Motivate Me Committee is currently looking for committee members to help with planning and facilitation of its second annual conference . The Motivate Me: Youth Empowerment Conference is a one-day conference designed to inform, inspire, and empower young men from Texas high schools. In addition to hearing critical messages from community leaders, engaging speakers and presenters, attendees will engage with higher education professionals. Motivate Me 2018 is scheduled for June 9th at the University of Houston – Downtown and committee members are required to attend. More information about the event can be viewed on the conference site.

If you are interested in becoming a committee member please fill out the application or contact  committee chair, Jamar Keaton, at [email protected]

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What is Fellows?

With the TACRAO season in full swing, you may have missed the email announcing that Fellows Applications opened. But not all of you may know about this program and how it impacts members each year. 

The Fellows Program is sponsored by the Inclusion, Access and Success committee and is designed to help admission professionals attend professional development events they may not be able to attend due to finances. 

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New to TACAC? What You Need to Know

On behalf of TACAC, I would like to officially welcome all of our new and returning members! While many have been a part of TACAC for a while now, we still want to share some very important information every member should know. With that said, it is only right to start with TACAC’s Vision Statement –

 TACAC develops professionals committed to providing the highest quality counseling to ensure students' access to and persistence through post-secondary education.

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