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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 keatonj@southwestern.edu

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Happy National School Counseling Week!

Happy National School Counseling Week! We are so grateful for all of those who dedicate themselves to student success as counseling professionals. 2018 National School Counseling WeekTM, "School Counselors: Helping Students Reach for the Stars," will be celebrated from Feb. 5-9, 2018, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by American School Counselor Association (ASCA), highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. National School Counseling Week is always celebrated the first full week in February.

We invite you to take part in the photo/video challenge during National School Counseling Week with these images to help promote this exciting week! 

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TACAC Conference Registration is Live! Why should you attend?

Dearest Colleagues, 

As Chair of the TACAC Conference Planning Committee, I am very excited to announce that registration for the 2018 TACAC Annual Conference is now open!  This year’s TACAC Conference will be held in Galveston, Texas at the Moody Gardens Resort.  This conference is shorter in length this year and will only be TWO fun filled days of learning on Sunday, April 22nd and Monday, April 23rd

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Calling All Bloggers!

Do you have a topic you think should be featured in the blog? Or maybe you’re looking for a way to get involved in TACAC. Maybe you have an interest in social media.

 The TACAC Communications Committee is actively looking for new members to write for the blog. Topics range from upcoming events to major trends within higher education. We want to write about topics that are important to all members within TACAC. No previous blog experience is necessary to join.  

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Confessions of an Out-Of-State Texas Rep

Many of the TACAC members reside in Texas as regional representatives; I do not. I am proud (especially as a native Texan) to have the entire state of Texas as one of my territories, though there are a few quirks that come with not living in or close to your own admissions backyard.

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Even though I spent 18 years of my life living in the Dallas area, I’ve been residing in New York City for my entire adult life, and man, Texas has changed since I left. There are new highways and freeways (how did we ever live without the LBJ TEXpress?!), In-N-Out has infected the Lone Star State, and new secondary schools are opening everywhere!

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New Year, New Blog

Welcome back to the TACAC blog and thanks for taking the time to stop by. We have some great posts that will be coming your way this year.

This year we invite YOU to be a part of the blog! I know what you’re thinking, you don’t have time to write a blog post in between everything else on your to-do list. But being a part of the blog couldn’t be easier!

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