You will be recognized as a counselor who is interested in the future of our profession and as a person who has expressed a willingness to share your ideas with other counselors.
You will receive support from the network of professional friendships you’ll develop in TACAC. Experienced counselors often become mentors for counselors. There are many informal activities acquainted with TACAC members.
You can expand your professional expertise by reading TACAC publications, attending TACAC workshops and conferences, and exchanging ideas with other counselors.
You will find answers to questions on financial aid, students’ rights in the admission process, ethics and other issues affecting the smooth transition from secondary to postsecondary education.
You will be able to contribute by participating in committee activities which affect your profession and the students you serve. There are many opportunities to be productive—to do things that you will feel good about.
You will have an impact beyond your own institution. Your involvement will add a new dimension to your job, enhance your professional development, and perhaps help you move ahead in your career.