Learning Opportunities for Counselors

WAICU School Counselor Workshops

WAICU hosts School Counselor Workshops around the state and in Minneapolis (Twin Cities), Minnesota and in northern Illinois, providing an opportunity for school counselors to meet with the admission representatives from our member colleges and universities.  Wisconsin workshops will be held in the fall, and Illinois and Minnesota events will be held in March.

Mark your calendars for the 2016-17 WAICU School Counselor Workshops

Due to growing attendance, workshops are offered throughout Wisconsin, in Illinois and Minnesota. Click on an event below to register. 

The Meridian Banquet Center, Schaumburg, IL
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 

Studio 185 at International Market Square, Minneapolis, MN
Friday, March 17, 2017

Workshops will include:

  • What you need to know about recent changes to the FAFSA
  • The latest information on affordability and benefits of private colleges
  • Updates from colleges on the most popular majors and what's new on campus
  • The chance to speak 1-on-1 with admissions representatives and get the answers to your questions in a relaxed environment
  • New resources and materials for you and your students
  • Networking with colleagues
     

Draft agenda (Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided):

8:30 AM      Registration for school counselors | Continental breakfast
9:00 AM      Welcome and presentation by WAICU staff
9:25 AM      Brief remarks by college admission representatives (8 colleges)
9:50 AM      Breakout sessions (3 @ 8 minutes each): meet with individual college admission reps
10:15 AM    Break
10:20 AM    Brief remarks by college admission representatives (7 colleges)
10:40 AM    Breakout sessions (3 @ 8 minutes each): meet with individual college admission reps
11:05 AM    Brief remarks by college admission representatives (7 colleges)
11:25 AM    Breakout sessions (2 @ 8 minutes each): meet with individual college admission reps
11:45 AM    Lunch - admission representatives available for questions

College seminar tour

Each summer, counselors are invited to register for a weeklong College Seminar tour that includes visits to colleges and universities in Wisconsin and neighboring states.  Participants can earn 3 DPI-approved credits through Marian University.  For more information, check out the website www.marianuniversity.edu/cst, call 920-923-7650 or email cst@marianuniversity.edu

 

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