Admission Practices Committee

Co-Chairs:

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Austin Brass (Term 2019-2022) 
Director of Admissions Recruitment & Strategy
Daeman College

 

Michael Campanelli (Term 2019-2022)
School Counselor alt
Urban Assembly School for Green Careers

 

 

Committee Members

Matthew Berry (2018-2021)
Assistant Director of Freshman Admissions
St. John Fisher College

Christine Rossi-Corrado (2017-2020)
Admissions Advisor
Stony Brook University

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Charge

To monitor and enforce ethical practices in the admission process for all institutions, including high schools and colleges. Guidelines for this committee are detailed in the NACAC Code of Ethics & Professional Practices (CEPP).

Responsibilities of the Chair/Co-Chairs

Chair the member committee during regularly scheduled conference calls where alleged infractions and NACAC concerns/trends/ questions are addressed. The role of the committee members is to remain informed regarding the nature of allegations, trends, and serve as a resource to the AP chairs as necessary-i.e. help present at conferences, assist with newsletter, educate the membership.

Annually lead the review of the NACAC CEPP.

Monitor practices and procedures and review new practices and procedures in college admissions to be certain they are consistent with the CEPP.

Report regularly to the NYSACAC Executive Board through the President on the involvement of the Committee.

Receive and document inquiries from NACAC, investigate their validity, and work toward bringing respondents into compliance with the CEPP and positive resolving all inquiries.

Complete all official forms and send to the national AP Committee as needed.

Educate the membership and other admission professionals via:

  • Send email to all NYSACAC members regarding the CEPP, the areas from which most inquiries have stemmed in recent cycles, and how to file a formal inquiry
  • Present at the annual NYSACAC conference a workshop that educates the membership on the CEPP.
  • Submit an article to the Newsletter about an ethical concern, or CEPP/AP update, as needed.
  • Conduct a workshop for new high school counselors and admission professionals annually at the NYSACAC Summer Institute and/or Winter Institute.

Report regularly to the NACAC Executive Board through the National AP Chair.

Annually update his/her knowledge and skills regarding the changes and updates in the CEPP by:

  • Attending three workshops provided by NACAC at the national conference every year.
  • Consulting with liaison on the national AP Committee, as needed.
  • Networking with the other AP chairs from around the world at the annual training sessions.

Maintain a high level of confidentiality with respect to any and all consultations regarding ethical behavior of the professionals in our institutions.