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 counselors and college admission professionals in the states of Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma 


We offer tools and resources to help members stay current on the college admissions landscape, including:
  • Professional Development
  • Newsletters and Resources
  • College Fairs 
  • Grant opportunities for special projects
  • Student Scholarships

Membership fee is FREE starting January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021. Renew NOW for 2021 membership before our new membership model takes place on July 1, 2021. If you have any questions about membership, please e-mail Tera Park at [email protected].

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 President's Welcome Letter

We’re officially in full swing for the 2019-2020 school year! On the college side, we’re back to the fall buzz of classes beginning and students being back on campus. On the high school side, I know you all are feeling the excitement of this group of seniors as they embark on their last year of high school. 

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GPACAC supports NACAC statement to recommit to integrity

As professionals, working daily with students as they access higher education, we found the news this week troubling.  Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling (GPACAC) supports the statement below that the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) provided to the media in response to the college admission scandal. 

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Government Relations Highlights

In February, GPACAC representatives spoke with elected officials at the Oklahoma State Capitol and in Washington, D.C.  The GPACAC Government Relations Committee has highlights to share from their visits.

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Professional Development Blog

We all know that preparing for college is more than just academics and testing. Being emotionally ready creates the greatest opportunity for success. That being said, the Jed Foundation is a fantastic resource to teens, adults, families, communities, and schools.

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