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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2018 GPACAC Highlights

Thank you for your contributions to a fantastic year! Click below to read more about some of our best moments from this past year. Highlights provided by the GPACAC President, Stacey Evert. 

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Government Relations Highlights

Here's a quick update of the election results within our region and a little bit of insight as to how this may affect education in our states. Highlights provided by the GPACAC Government Relations Chair, Aaron Hamilton.

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Professional Development Blog

GPACAC Member and Senior Executive Admissions Counselor for the University of Tulsa, Kristle Lacy, gives both new admissions counselors and high school students tips on getting the best out of college fairs.

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