You’re invited to attend the MOACAC 2020 Tools of the Trade workshop!

Do you have one year of experience or less in the Admissions world? If so, this workshop is for you!  Tools of the Trade is designed to inform and inspire admission counselors who are just getting started in the field.  The workshop will include informative sessions, networking opportunities and a little fun, too!  

DATE:  August 10 - 11th, 2020
LOCATION:  Zoom - Virtual
COST: $100 MOACAC Member / $140 MOACAC Non-Member

Registration for Tools of the trade will close on August 6, 2020.

You will receive a copy of the agenda approximately 1-2 weeks before the event but below is a tentative schedule. Please keep any eye out for an email with the final agenda, along with information on the different sessions that will be offered. Sessions will include financial aid, building relationships with high school counselors, college fairs/high school visits and more!

August 10, 2020
1:00 - 1:20 pm Welcome
1:20 – 2:00 pm Introductions and Ice Breaker
2:00 - 2:50 pm Info Session 1: Seasons of Admissions
2:50 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 3:50 pm Info Session 2:  The Ins and Outs of College Fairs & High School Visits
3:50 – 4:20 pm Info Session 3:  The Virtual Experience
4:20 - 4:30 pm Wrap-Up
4:30 - 6:00 pm Happy Hour Bingo or House Party

August 11, 2020  
9:00-  9:10 am Days Agenda
9:20 – 9:30 am Ice Breaker
9:30-10:20 am                         Info Session 4: How Admission Professionals Can Approach Relationship Building With Students and Counselors
10:20 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 11:30 am Info Session 5: What I Wish I Would’ve Known - Tips and Tricks for New Admission Counselors 
11:40 - 12:20 pm Lunch Break
12:20 - 1:15 pm Activity
1:15 - 2:05 pm Info Session 6: Ethical Case Studies
2:05 - 2:15 pm Break
2:15 - 3:00 pm Info Session 7Financial Aid
3:00 - 4:30 pm Trivia


While working through unprecedented times, MOACAC values our high school and college partnerships through providing grant opportunities for membership, training, and professional development. Please submit this grant application if your institution has financial hardship preventing your participation.

 The Tools of the Trade Grant Application has closed


Professional Development Co-Chairs:

Darren Meeker
Rockhurst High School
Kansas City, MO
[email protected]
816-363-2036 x517

Cabrina Noonan
Ritenour High School
St. Louis, MO
[email protected]