Membership is available to all high schools in the state, both public and private. Washington colleges should review our Bylaws to determine if your institution is eligible for membership. Independent counselors who are members of NACAC or PNACAC are also invited to become members. Membership renewal notices were mailed to current and potential members mid May. To join or renew, click here.
The Washington Council's College Planning Day provides a one-stop opportunity for your high school sophomores, juniors, and undecided seniors to learn about Washington State's higher education options.
3/20 - Seattle Pacific University - Mikki Running @ firstname.lastname@example.org
3/20 - WSU Vancouver - Kim Haitt @ email@example.com
3/21 - WSU Tri Cities - Jana Kay Lunstad @ firstname.lastname@example.org
3/21 - UW-Bothell - Heidi Norbjerg @ HNorbjerg@uwb.edu
3/24 - The Evergreen State College - Clarrise Leong @ LeongC@evergreen.edu
3/24 - UW-Tacoma - Megan Beresford @ email@example.com
3/25 - Wenatchee Valley College - Faviola Barbosa @ firstname.lastname@example.org
3/25 - Western Washington University - Jo Golden @ Jo.Golden@wwu.edu
3/26 - Walla Walla Community College-Clarkston-Carol Bennett @ email@example.com
3/26 - Centralia College - Shandy Stomieroski @ firstname.lastname@example.org
3/27 - Spokane Community College - Ramona Barhorst @ RBarhorst@scc.spokane.edu
3/27 - Grays Harbor College - Eric Potts @ email@example.com
3/27 - Bellevue College - Zak Yousuf @ firstname.lastname@example.org
3/28 - Big Bend Community College - Max Heinzmnn @ email@example.com
For general information or questions regarding College Planning Days, including bus subsidies, please click here.
This popular, high-energy event stresses to eighth grade students the need to take control and make the best use of their high school experience. Our goal is that each student will develop the mindset they will attend college. Students participate in individual tracks that take them through a series of group sessions. These sessions are designed to show why high school is important and how to get involved with the many opportunities available in higher education.
Please click here to register for one of the following sites:
March 24th Pierce College, Ft. Steilacoom Campus
March 25th Eastern Washington University
March 28th Green River Community College
April 3th Clark College
April 4th Renton Technical College
Contact Jamie Wells for additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org
4th Annual Transfer Advisor Workshop
Friday, April 25th, 2014
9 - 12 p.m. (Check-in at 8:30 am)
Optional networking brown bag lunch and transfer fair from 12-1 p.m.
Green River Community College - Kent Campus at Kent Station
This workshop will provide valuable transfer admissions and program information Washington State 4-year public and private baccalaureate institutions as well as updates from State agencies. More information and registration details coming soon!!
Contact Jill Orcutt, Commission Chair for additional information.
The Higher Education Book provides descriptions of two and four year public and private, non-profit institutions of higher education in Washington State. The latest edition can be downloaded and viewed at our Publications page.
Held from October - November at 30 Washington State Community Colleges each year, this college fair assists students with questions and information about transferring to our state's four-year colleges.
Evening fairs are also hosted for local high school students and their parents at some locations.
Eligible non-member colleges may participate on a space available basis for a fee. Non-member colleges must have regional accreditation to participate. If you have questions about eligibility please email Jamie Wells or Darla Bauknecht.
The Community College hosts have collectively agreed to close registration for their event 2 weeks prior to their fair date. Late registrations are not guaranteed advertisement. Should a cancellation be necessary for any given site, no refunds will be processed after the event's published registration deadline.
These very popular workshops provide updated information to high school counselors. Held in nine locations throughout the state in September, counselors heard current information from four year public and private universities, updates from OSPI and the Higher Education Coordinating Board, network with fellow counselors, and have the opportunity for Q & A. For information about past events, click on the workshop sites below.
Sept. 9th - St. Martin's University
Sept. 10th - WSU-Vancouver
Sept. 11th - Seattle Pacific University
Sept. 12th - Western Washington University
Sept. 13th - UW Bothell
Sept. 17th - Eastern Washington University
Sept. 18th - WSU Tri-Cities
Sept. 19th - Wenatchee Valley College
Sept. 20th - Pacific Lutheran University
Contact the commission chair, Shannon Carr for additional information: email@example.com.