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.
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.
Community College Counselors have the opportunity to interact with public and private college/university representatives and obtain updates from state agencies.
3rd Annual Transfer Advisor Workshop
Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Optional networking brown bag lunch and transfer fair from 12-1 p.m.
Green River Community College - Kent Campus at Kent Station
More information and registration details coming soon!!
Questions and comments can be direct to Jill Orcutt, Commission Chair.
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.
For a list of participating higher educational institutions, click here.
For general information or questions regarding College Planningn Days, contact Travis Merrigan.
For additional information, including bus subsidies, please click here.
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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 and develop the mindset they will attend college. Students attend individual tracks designed to show why high school is important, how to get involved and the many opportunities available in higher education.
ALL EVENTS: 9:00 am - 12:45 pm. Registration with the individual site coordinators:
March 15: WSU Vancouver
Contact: Kim Hiatt, firstname.lastname@example.org
March 25: Green River
Contract: Rebekah Griffin, email@example.com
March 26: EWU
Contact: Jana Jaraysi, firstname.lastname@example.org
March 29: Pierce College Ft. Steilacoom
Contract: Ruthie Schindler, RSchindler@pierce.ctc.edu
April 4: Renton Technical College
Contact: Debbie Rundle, email@example.com
CWU: Date TBD
Contact Jamie Wells for additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org
These very popular workshops provide updated information to high school counselors. Held in nine locations throughout the state in September, counselors hear 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.
Download Agenda at http://bit.ly/P8eaLk
Download OSPI PPT
Donwload WSAC PPT
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.