Date Name Description

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.


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.


Nominees should inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn; have the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues; play an active role in the community as well as in school; and be a poised and articulate representative of all Oregon classroom teachers.