Session Proposal Form

Session Proposal Application

Session Proposal Process is now closed.

This year’s Conference Committee is now accepting session proposals. If you have a desire to motivate others and share your experiences, provide your knowledge and enthusiasm then please take a minute to fill out the session proposal form. The deadline is Monday, January 9, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. CST. Some topics and presentation ideas could include but are not limited to: Effects of PPY; NCAA updates; Recruitment and college counseling in uncertain campus climates; Parents role in college search process; Ethics/Legality issues. Multiple session proposals can be submitted and you can present individually or on a panel with colleagues. A committee will review all session proposals and will be in touch after the proposal submission deadline.

The MOACAC conference will be held April 3-5, 2017 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, MO. If you have any questions, please contact one or both of the program co-chairs: Nikki Hostnik,, or Laura Steinbeck, On behalf of the conference committee, we thank you for your consideration.

If you cannot access the submission form on Google Docs, please complete the Session Proposal Form and submit it to Nikki Hostnik,, and Laura Steinbeck,


Session Proposal Form
DEADLINE for submission is:  Monday, January 9, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. CST.
Please click on the below link to go to the Session Proposal Form Application.


Please provide the following details with your proposal:

  • Target Audience (high school counselors, community college/transfer counselors, college admission professions AND beginning, intermediate, advanced)
  • Proposed title* (limited to 250 characters)
  • Contact information for session organizer (full name, organization, address, telephone, e-mail address)
  • Contact information for a maximum of four (4) presenters (full name, organization, address, telephone, e-mail address, and two (2) sentence biography**)
  • A 250-word summary* of the submission (describe the content to be delivered, as well as how your presentation will be new and unique from other sessions on this topic)
  • Previous presentations (other national, regional or affiliate conferences at which you have submitted or presented this proposal)
  • Additional information (include your vision of how you will present the session and engage the audience (i.e., case study exercises, large group discussion, hands-on activity, self-discovery exercise, etc.) request additional presenters or provide other information you would like taken into consideration during the review of your submission – limited to 50 words)

* Missouri ACAC’s reserve the right to edit/modify these items for length and marketing purposes

**Biographies must include one sentence with current professional information and one sentence with educational background. For example:

“Joe Smith is the Director of Admission at Far State University (WA). He has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from State College (MD) and holds a Master’s in Education from Near State University (VA).”

MOACAC Conference Planner

For questions or more information please contact:

Kim Howe
MO Dept. of Higher Education
Jefferson City, MO
Phone: 573-291-9149