Virtual Sessions

NACAC Conference 2022 virtual attendees will have access to the following 35 education sessions that will be live streamed from Houston. In addition, all virtual attendees will receive access to the PowerPoint recordings for all 100+ education sessions via the post-conference On Demand platform.

See full descriptions of these and our in-person sessions here.

Thursday, September 22

12:45 - 1:45 PM

  • Check yourself: Addressing COVID's impact on stress, stereotypes, and bias
  • Collective Resiliency: Houston CBOs Differentiate First-Gen Supports
  • College Essay Guy’s Counselor Resource Extravaganza
  • Global Rebound: Understanding the Recent Bounce in International Student Recruitment to the U.S.
  • Not Your Model Minority: Examining the complexities of Asian America
  • Public School Counselors Demonstrating Resiliency in Tough Times


2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Data is NOT a Four-Letter Word. Use it, Show Impact, and Excel
  • High School Perspectives for Our College Admissions Colleagues
  • Increasing Refugee Access to Higher Education
  • Other Duties As Assigned: The (Unofficial Yet Essential) Role of Black College Counselors in Independent Schools
  • Navigating Texas' Dynamic College Admissions Policies w/Resilience - Then/Now


Friday, September 23

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Breaking Down Admissions Barriers for Students from Title I Schools
  • Admission in Perhaps a Post-Affirmative Action World: Update on the UNC and Harvard cases
  • Rethinking the School Profile: Are We Sharing What Colleges Need?
  • Tuition Pricing & Discounting Through and Beyond Covid-19
  • How to Level the Playing Field for First-Generation, Low-Income Students


1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Knowledge is Power: Data Literacy for College Counselors
  • The Forgotten Applicant: International Students in US High Schools
  • "He's So Articulate": Avoiding Bias in Recommendation Letters
  • Racism is (also) Resilient: How White Supremacy Persists in Equitable Admissions
  • The Future of ACT/SAT-Optional and Test-Blind/Score-Free Admissions


Saturday, September 24

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Breaking through the Divide: Practitioners and Scholars Building Trust and Collaboration for Change
  • Resiliency through collaboration: How school counselors, administrators and teachers can collaborate to deliver an effective developmental school counseling curriculum at the high school level.
  • How to Make Sense of a Post-Covid Admissions Landscape That Makes No Sense
  • Trauma Informed Counselors help every Student Succeed


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • International Enrollment Management Standards for Institutions
  • Queering College Admissions
  • The Melt Chronicles: How to overcome next summer’s melt
  • The Gatekeepers@20: Revisiting a Journalist's Embed in an Admissions Office
  • Helping Transfers Cross the Bridge: Addressing and Destigmatizing University Affordability Concerns


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Counselor Tips and Tools for Helping Students Understand Financial Aid and the College Decision Process
  • Proud to Be 1st: Tools and Strategies to Empower First Generation Families
  • Crucial Conversation about Resiliency from a K-12 Perspective
  • Shaping Global Citizens: The Role of International Ed in a Changing World
  • The Demographic Cliff: The Impact on Recruitment of Black Students