SuperConference 2023

 

April 17 - 19, 2023
Spokane, Washington

We are joining our friends in the Pacific Northwest and Western ACACs in hosting our biannual super conference in Spokane, WA in 2023 and invite all high school counselors, college admission professionals, independent education consultants, college and career counselors, and anyone who works with students going through the college search and admissions processes! 

We are currently in the preliminary planning stages for SuperConference 2023. Continue to check back for additional information later in the fall. Also, look out for emails from your ACAC on updates as well! 

For more information about SuperConference 2023 and visiting Spokane, visit PNACAC's SuperConference website.

Thank you to our Centennial Sponsor!

 Quick Guide

Registration College Fairs Pre-Conference Sessions
Hotel Information Keynote Speaker Local Campus Tours
Schedule Volunteer Sponsors & Exhibitors

 


Conference Registration

Register Here

 

  Early Bird (Members only)
January 2 - February 1
Regular Registration
February 2 - March 1
Late/On-Site Registration
March 2 - April 17
Full Conference
Members
$300 $375 $475
Full Conference
Non-Members
N/A $375 $475
Pre-Conference
Programs
$75/each $90/each $120/each
Counselors' College Fair $150 $175 $225

 


Hotel Information

Listed here are lodging options for our SuperConference 2023 hotels. Please note that we have an obligation to fill our room blocks at these hotels. The conference planning team respectfully requests that you select from the hotels listed here and use the provided booking links. Thank you!

 

Davenport, Grand

SuperConference 2023 - Rate guaranteed until 03/24/23
333 West Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201

Start Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023
End Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Last Day to Book: Friday, March 24, 2023

Room Rates:

1 King Bed: $175/night +taxes/fees
2 King Beds: $175/night +taxes/fees

Parking: $12/night

 

The Centennial

SuperConference 2023 - Rate guaranteed until 03/24/23
2
02 W North River Dr., Spokane, WA 99201

Start Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023
End Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Last Day to Book: Friday, March 24, 2023

Room Rates:

1 King Bed: $158/night +tax/fees
Deluxe 2 Queen: $158/night +tax/fees

Parking: 50% posted rate

 

DoubleTree

SuperConference 2023 - Rate guaranteed until 03/27/23
322 N Spokane Falls Ct., Spokane, WA 99201

Start Date: Sunday, April 16, 2023
End Date: Thursday, April 20th, 2023
Last Day to Book: Monday, March 27, 2023

Room Rates:

1 King Bed: $169/night +tax/fees
1 Queen Beds: $169/night +tax/fees

Parking: $20/night


Conference Schedule

View Tentative Schedule

Session Teasers: 

  • Coming to America: Working with International Students Stateside

  • Finding Support: Navigating Disability Services at Medium & Large Universities

  • Modeling Best Practices in College Admissions

  • Where have all the vaqueros gone? The search for Latino Males in Higher Ed

  • Context Matters in Holistic Admissions at Public Institutions

  • Sharing is Caring: Transparency and Privacy with Slate.org

  • A Shared Goal: Supporting student wellbeing through the college application and decision-making process 

  • Centering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Admissions, Enrollment Management, and Campus-Wide 

  • Examining Race-Neutral Strategies: Preparing for a SCOTUS Decision 

  • 100+ Resources for High School College Counselors (Yes, Really) 

  • The Joint Adventures of Motherhood & Admissions

  • University of Regionals: What Regional Counselors Want High School Counselors and University Leadership to Know

  • Oh the Places You’ll Go (And Can’t Go)!: Balancing Budget, Territory Management, and Institutional Goals on the Road

  • Native identity. Complexities you need to know beyond the application checkbox.

  • Help your students go global: How to introduce International Ed into your college counseling offices.

  • Why Can’t We Be Friends? IEC & Admissions Collaboration

  • Major or campus, the nuances of selective majors

  • Embracing a Career-Going Culture


Pre-Conference Sessions

All Pre-Conference Sessions will be held April 17th, from 9am to 12pm. Breakfast will be included with each session. The conference opening session will start at 1pm. Register for Pre-Conference Sessions when you register for the conference!

Early Bird (Members only)
January 2 - February 1
Regular Registration
February 2 - March 1
Late/On-Site Registration
March 2 - April 17
$75 $90 $120

 


Keynote Speaker

Jess Walter is the author of ten books, most recently the short story collection, The Angel of Rome. His other books include the national bestseller, The Cold Millions and the #1 New York Times bestseller, Beautiful Ruins; The Zeroa finalist for the National Book Award; and Citizen Vincewinner of the Edgar Award. His work has been published in 34 languages and his short fiction has appeared three times in Best American Short Stories. 

 

 

 


College Fairs

Counselors' College Fair

Details to be released closer to registration opening! The Counselors' College Fair is free for conference-attending high school counselors to attend. College and university representatives wishing to have a table at the fair will need to register. 

Early Bird (Members only)
January 2 - February 1
Regular Registration
February 2 - March 1
Late/On-Site Registration
March 2 - April 17
$150 $175 $225

 

View Participating Institutions

 

PNACAC Spokane College Fair

PNACAC is hosting a college fair for PNACAC-member institutions and all local high school students on Wednesday, April 19 from 5:30p - 7:30p in the Spokane Convention Center. Registration for this fair is separate from conference and can be found here.


Local Campus Tours

Sunday, April 16

  • Washington State University
  • University of Idaho

Monday, April 17

  • Eastern Washington University
  • Gonzaga University
  • Whitworth University

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed in a variety of areas throughout the conference! Volunteering is a great way to meet fellow ACAC members, network, as well as develop professionally by assisting WACAC, PNACAC, and RMACAC in holding a great super conference. Volunteer positions include serving as a session host, helping with conference registration check-in, providing directions, and more! Indicate your interest in volunteering when you register for the conference and you'll receive instructions and training in early April.

Please note: Scholarship recipients must volunteer as a condition of their scholarship.


Sponsors and Exhibitors

 

View SuperConference 2023 Exhibitors and Sponsors

 

Take advantage of our limited sponsorship options! Exhibitors and sponsors are truly keys to the success of our event. Download the SuperACAC 2023 Sponsorship packet to learn more or register now as an exhibitor or sponsor.

 

Register to be an Exhibitor or Sponsor

 


COVID-19  

Currently, masks and proof of vaccine are not required in any Spokane area location. Masks are recommended in large-group settings and we trust that each individual can make an appropriate choice for their personal health. If you are feeling ill during the conference, please isolate to prevent the spread of any airborne illness. We will follow all local and state guidelines for masks and vaccine requirements and will alert attendees if policies change.