College Counseling Institute (CCI)

College Counseling Institute (CCI)- The College Counseling Institute is a one-day professional development opportunity for high school counselors who want to learn more about helping their students with the college admissions process. This professional development opportunity will be particularly helpful for counselors new to college counseling. Counselors will have the opportunity to attend three sessions throughout the morning with topics that include:

  • Helping Students Find the Right Fit
  • Mock Admissions Committee – Application Case Study
  • College Admissions & College Counselor Relationship
  • Counseling the College Bound Athlete
  • Writing Letters of Recommendation
  • And more…

This year, CCI will be held at Fontbonne University on October 16, 2017.

This event is FREE for MOACAC members and $15 for non-MOACAC members.

Are you a seasoned college counselor looking for ways to get more involved?  We are looking to grow our list of presenters for future PDC-sponsored events!  Please send an email to PDC co-chairs, Erin Stein ( and Gwen Tohill-Macam ( to express your interest in presenting, along with your presentation topics.


Proposed Agenda:

8:00-8:30 – Check-in & Breakfast

8:30-8:50 – Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00-9:50 – Session #1

10:00-10:50 – Session #2

11:00-11:50 – Session #3

12:00-12:40 – Round-table Discussions: Public HS/Private HS

12:45-1:30 – Lunch & Closing Remarks

1:30-2:15 – Optional Tour of Campus

Register for College Counseling Institute (CCI)