Event Details

Sunday, April 2 - Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Dallas, TX

Member Rate: $225
Non-member Rate: $275
Local Secondary Educators Day (90 mile radius): $125

Registration Form

Registration Terms & Policies

Registration is open to members and nonmembers. Deadline to register is March 1, 2023.

Hotel Accommodations

The discounted room rate of $179 p/night + fees and taxes is only available to conference registrants.

Parking is available ranging from $11 - $29 per day.

Additional information will be made available once registration is completed. 

Session Proposals

The Professional Development Committee is looking for volunteers to review conference session proposals! We have a variety of topics submitted and would like to include diverse perspectives as we select this year’s conference sessions. Interested in serving on the Conference Session Proposal Selection Committee? Please email the Professional Development Co-Chairs at [email protected].

Conference Fellows 

The program is designed to enable admission professionals who work with students from under-represented populations and who work in a setting adversely affected by budget cuts or limitations to participate in professional development opportunities.

The Conference Fellows Application has closed. For questions, contact [email protected].

College & University Outreach Opportunity 

Interested in presenting your institution to a captive audience of high school counselors, then we have a unique opportunity for you at the 43rd TACAC Conference in Dallas on April 2 - 4, 2023! There are limited opportunities for institutions to host a breakfast or evening meal for secondary counselors conference attendees. If this opportunity interests you, please email Kimberly West, President-Elect & Conference Co-Chair.

Diversity Pear Educator (DPE) Program - Module 1

DPE Module 1 will replace the Tuesday workday. Join us for a free opportunity to take the module for the first time or for a refresher. Again, this is at no cost to you! Simply select 'Yes, I will attend' on your registration form.

This program offers secondary and post-secondary counselors of many academic disciplines, cultures, backgrounds, and interests an increased leadership credential in multicultural counseling. For more information about DPE, click here.

Sponsors & Exhibitors 

There are sponsorship levels for all budgets, including being an exhibitor for $1,000! It is our hope that you will join us in taking our conference to a new level. Please click here for information on the opportunities to sponsor and/or exhibit. Once you have decided to join us, please click here to register as a sponsor or exhibitor. Please note, the deadline to register as an exhibitor and/or sponsor is March 1, 2023. Contact advancement co-chairs Jamie Kim and Kellen Lewis with questions.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Opportunities 
Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration Form


Thank you to our sponsors!
StriveScan | Iowa | University of Missouri | Wabash College

Thank you to our exhibitors!

Registration Terms & Policies

  • Payment is due upon receipt and may be made by check or credit card only; purchase orders are not accepted.
  • Failure to pay within 30 days of the invoice date will result in cancellation unless communication is received.
  • Checks should be made payable to TACAC and sent to the address on the invoice.
  • Click here for TACAC's W-9.
  • All payments must be received by March 1, 2023. Unpaid registrations by March 17, 2023 will be canceled and attendees must re-register if space allows.
  • Requests for cancellations or substitutions must be submitted in writing to [email protected]
  • All refunds will incur a $15 processing fee per registrant.
  • Cancellation Schedule (based on date cancellation received):
    - Full Refund (less processing fee): October 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
    - Half Refund (less processing fee): February 1 - March 1, 2023
    - No Refunds will be issued after March 1, 2023
  • Substitution requests must be submitted by March 17, 2023.
  • Registrants who do not attend (no-show) will not receive a refund. No exceptions.

Conference Contacts

Lacey Patterson, Conference Chair
Kimberly West, President-Elect & Conference Co-Chair