What is GPACAC?

Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling, GPACAC (Juh-pack'-ack) n. [slang for the acronym] 1. an organization of professionals dedicated to serving students as they explore options and make choices about post-secondary education 2. a three-state/regional organization serving high school guidance counselors and college admission professionals in the states of Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma 3. a group dedicated to encouraging, advocating and facilitating equal access to post-secondary education and fostering communication among college-bound students, families and institutions 4. school professionals committed to maintaining high standards which foster ethical and social responsibility among those involved in the secondary school to college transition process.

Membership

The Great Plains ACAC offers tools and resources to help members stay current on the college admissions landscape, including:
  • Professional Development
  • Newsletters and Resources
  • College Fairs (held each spring in Metro areas)
  • Grant opportunities for special projects
  • Student Scholarships

Membership fee is only $15 per calendar year. Renew by December 31, 2018 for 2019 membership. If you have any questions about membership, please e-mail Jennifer McClendon at [email protected].

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NACAC National Conference Highlights

The 74th National Conference was held September 27-29, 2019 with over 6,000 conference attendees gathered in Salt Lake City. Over 55 Great Plains ACAC members were in attendance.  Read the National Conference Highlights provided by the GPACAC president. 

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