We are happy to announce that registration is now open for the first virtual NYSACAC Coming Together and Annual Conference from June 2-4!  We look forward to gathering in an online community for virtual three days of:  

  • Networking and camaraderie with fellow attendees
  • Outstanding educational sessions
  • Updates from NACAC
  • NYSACAC General Membership Meeting
  • Awards and installation of leaders
  • Connecting with exhibitors who provide services to help you to serve your students

Please see the virtual conference schedule below.  More information will follow soon regarding session titles and presenters.  This conference will be free of charge, with any voluntary donation that you choose to make here greatly appreciated.  

Check out the 50+ products and services available for bid at NYSACAC's first virtual silent auction here!









Conference Schedule

Tuesday, June 2 
10:00-10:30 AM: Coming Together Welcome and Keynote
10:30-11:30: Educational Sessions
1. "Which Box Do I Check?": Teaching About DROP (Diversity, Racism, Oppression, & Privilege) Through the College Application Process
2. Improving College & Career Readiness for Students with Disabilities in New York City
3. Satisfactory Academic Progress - A Primer

2:00-3:00 PM: Educational Sessions
1. Showing Up for Trans and Queer Black, Indigenous, and Students of Color
2. What is "White Fragility" and How Can We Use It in the Landscape of College Access and Admissions
3. Creating a Roadmap for ELL/Newcomer Students to Successfully Attend College

4:00-5:00 PM: Community College/Transfer Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting and Social
5:00-6:00 PM: Coming Together Closing/Happy Hour 

Wednesday, June 3
10:00-11:00 AM: Educational Sessions

1. One Year Later - An Update on the NYS DREAM Act
2. Wonder Women in Higher Education
3. Gather Share Learn: A Strong Model for Sharing Strong Practices

2:00-3:00 PM: Annual Conference Welcome/Legislative Session
3:00-4:00 PM: Educational Sessions
1. Coping with Burnout
2. Are You Down with (H)EOP? Yeah, You Know Me!
3. Reimagining NACAC: Bringing New Voices and Perspectives to the Table

5:00-6:00 PM: African Diaspora Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting and Social
6:00-7:00 PM: ACCEPT Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting and Social
7:00 PM: Social Event and FUN-draiser - Let's Go Trivia!

Let's Go Trivia! is generously sponsored by the NYSACAC Leadership Team. Participating players are encouraged to make a donation here to support NYSACAC.

Thursday, June 4
10:00-11:00 AM: Educational Sessions
1. The CEPP: What's Gone and What Remains
2. From the North Woods to the Southern Tier: Student Success at Rural Campuses
3. #EndCCStigma: Why Community College

1:00-2:00 PM: General Membership Meeting, NACAC Board of Directors Update, Awards
2:00-3:00 PM: Educational Sessions 
1. Fostering CBO & Higher Ed Collaboration to Improve Data Utilization
2. Culturally Responsive Family Engagement Strategies for Effective College & Career Planning
3. Re-Enrollment vs. Stopping Out: Ethical Implications of Advising the "Murky Middle"

5:00-6:00 PM: LGBTQIA+ Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting and Social
6:00-7:00 PM: Latinx Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting and Social