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Join us at LDI in Dallas, Houston, Austin or San Antonio!

Are you interesting in developing as a leader? Do you have time to give, and a desire to get involved in TACAC? Join us for Leadership Development Institute (LDI), coming to a city near you!! We have revamped the LDI format and curriculum, and will now off four one-day regional LDI programs throughout Texas. 

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Apply Today to Get Involved in TACAC!

The Texas Association for College Admission Counseling is currently accepting applications for the two open positions: Drive-In Workshop Co-Chair and Annual Conference Coordinator. See below to learn more and apply today!
The Conference Coordinator is a member of the Executive Board and works with the President-Elect/Conference Chair to plan, coordinate, and implement the spring annual conference. 

Duties of the Conference Coordinator include:

  1. Coordinate the activities of all subcommittees.
  2. Track conference expenses of the subcommittees.
  3. Track conference hotel expenses and overall income with Executive Assistant.
  4. In coordination with Executive Assistant, act a liaison to the hotel, including the reservation of meeting rooms and equipment.
  5. Other responsibilities as delegated by the Chairperson
The Conference Coordinator serves a three-year term and will coordinate the 2020, 2021, and 2022 annual conferences. In addition to conference planning responsibilities, the Conference Coordinator will attend four Executive Board meetings each year (Summer EBoard meeting - June, NACAC Conference EBoard meeting - September, Winter EBoard meeting - January, TACAC Annual Conference EBoard meeting - March).

Please complete the 
2020 Conference Coordinator application by April 10th to be considered. 

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An Ode to the Past, and a Beacon for the Future An Ode to the Past, and a Beacon for the Future

Channeling his icon and inspiration Ric Flair, outgoing TACAC President Mickey Saloma lifted his title belt above his head to the roaring approval of over 700 colleagues. The belt, a gift for a year of hard work, camaraderie, and more hard work, was presented to Saloma during the passing of the gavel.

“I’m not going to cry because it’s over,” Saloma said, passing the gavel to new President Micah Lyles. “I’m going to smile because it happened.” 

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ACCI Faculty Spotlight - Kimberly Morris

Today is the last day to apply for ACCI Faculty, and we are featuring Kimberly Morris from Stephen F. Austin State University! She has been in admissions for 15 years. She is the currently Associate Director of Admissions.

In 2017, Kimberly was invited to present a single session, which prompted her to re-apply as faculty where she fully participated in 2018.

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Join us for Webinar Wednesday on February 6!


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ACCI Faculty Spotlight – Beverly Henry Wheeler



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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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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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