Date Name Description

The sudden onset and rapid spread of the coronavirus has caused many unforeseen consequences in (and rapid changes to) the college admissions process. In this webinar, Rick Clark, director of admissions at Georgia Tech and nationally-known author, will share the most up-to-date information that school counselors need to know about virtual interviews and campus visits, May deposit deadlines, incomplete high school transcripts, entrance exam testing, financial aid appeals and more.


For TRiO and college access practitioners. Held at Salishan, April 14-16.


Are you providing young people with authentic, meaningful choices throughout your program? Does your program reflect the input of youth involved? Research shows that quality programs incorporate youth input at both activity and organizational levels. Led by the Institute for Youth Success. Held in Corvallis on 3/19 and Portland on 4/14.


POSTPONED An opportunity to network and learn from CTE program professionals in Oregon. Held in Bend over two days.


Brings together local, state and national leaders who are committed to improving partnerships, policies and practices for children and youth. Held in Louisville, KY over three days.


Learn about the College Board Opportunity Scholarships Program that gives students a simple six-step plan that shows them the specific actions they need to take in order to apply to college. Students have a chance to earn scholarships ranging from $500 to $40,000 at every step. Presenters will share a detailed overview of this unique scholarship program and demonstrate how counselors and educators can support students in signing up for the program. 


This webinar will provide an overview of ECMC's free student success programs and initiatives, including, college planning guides, college planning nights, FAB Life and our national training curricula for middle school, high school and college educators.


What are the most common (and important) questions asked by student loan borrowers? In this workshop, we will cover the basics you need to provide when counseling students, including when repayment starts, how to make payments, what are the repayment plan options, what to do if you have trouble making payments and more! Hosted by ECMC.


The Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling invites representatives from high schools, college admissions and community-based organization, and independent educational consultants for three days of networking and knowledge-sharing. Held in Vancouver, WA.


Designed for leaders committed to developing policies, programs, and practices that will prepare all young adults for careers leading to economic independence. Held in Kansas City over three days.


Educators can tour four colleges in Alaska from June 20 - 26.


A professional learning event for educators at every level looking for creative, strengths-based strategies to build trusting connections with students and families, provide learning supports for students to engage with the curriculum, and allow students autonomy to develop voice and take charge of their learning. Held in Denver ,CO over 3 days.


The American School Counselor Association conference will take place in Seattle, WA over four days.


The national convening of professionals, parents, students, policymakers, and community and business partners supporting GEAR UP programs and the students they serve nationwide. Held in Washington D.C.


Secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals come together to exchange ideas and hear from experts. Held in Minneapolis, MN over three days.


Learn tools and gain resources that you can bring back to your communities to help pave the way to rural vitality. Held in Sunriver, OR over three days.


A program is designed to train school personnel to work as a team to identify those students in their care that they believe are "at risk." This valuable and free training is designed for school personnel, kindergarten through 12th grade. Held in Wilsonville.


GEAR UP West is a collaborative regional conference of college access practitioners from the western US. All those working to help low-income and underrepresented students prepare for and succeed in college are welcome to attend. Held over three days in Montana.


Learn from education leaders across the country about reslient schools in action. Held in Dallas, TX over three days.


Designed to improve education for students by involving educators in the development and implementation of national education policy.