2021 Virtual Inclusion Conference 

2021 Virtual Inclusion Conference Registration Form


The Inclusion, Access and Success (IAS) Committee strives to advance the Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling's (MOACAC) commitment to inclusion for under-served students, their parents, and the educational professionals who guide them. Thus, we are proud to present this year's Fall Virtual Inclusion Conference on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 9am-1pm. Registrations for the conference will close on October 13th. This FREE one-day event is open to all high school students and parents interested in learning more about how to successfully navigate the college experience through a diversity-inclusive lens. Topics include:

  • College Basics 101
  • How to Bridge the Financial Gap
  • What Colleges Look for in an Applicant
  •  Match and Fit from a Diversity Perspective

Goals of the Conference

  • Assess and advocate for the needs of under-served students and their families
  • Provide programs pertaining to college access and success
  • Provide college access and success resources to students and their families

Inclusion Conference Scholarship

MOACAC will be awarding three one-time $750 scholarships for students who attend the 2021 Fall Virtual Inclusion Conference. To be eligible for this scholarship opportunity students must:
  • Be a current high school student residing in Missouri (grades 9-12)
  • Attend all sessions of the Virtual Conference
  • Submit a video on what you learned from the conference and how you will use the knowledge gained from the conference. Video must be at least 2minutes long but no longer than 4 minutes.
  • Plan to attend a MOACAC Affiliated College (see list of eligible colleges here)
Winners will be drawn after the conclusion of the 2021 Fall Inclusion Conferences and will be notified by email in November.


MOACAC will also be awarding prizes and giveaways to students who attend the virtual conference. Students will be selected at random.


Don’t hesitate to ask any questions that you may have. We encourage them! Contact Amber Mitchell, or Monica Nickolai at [email protected] with any questions or concerns.


Inclusion, Access, and Success Co-Chairs:

Amber Mitchell
Hazelwood East High School
St. Louis, MO
[email protected]

Monica Nickolai
Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience
St. Louis, MO
[email protected]