You’re invited to attend the MOACAC 2021 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 5 - 6, 2021
LOCATION:  Zoom - Virtual
COST: $100 MOACAC Member / $140 MOACAC Non-Member

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!


Tools of the Trade Grant Application

While working through challenging 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 in Tools of the Trade 2021. The last day to complete the grant application is July 25th.


August 5, 2021
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 Admission
2:50 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 3:50 pm             Info Session 2: Diversity and Inclusion on your Campus and in Your Daily Work
3:50 – 4:20 pm Info Session 3: Working with Transfer Students
4:20 - 4:30 pm Wrap-Up
4:30 - 6:00 pm Social Hour Trivia

August 6, 2021                                                                                                              
9:00-  9:10 am Days Agenda
9:20 – 9:30 am Ice Breaker
9:30-10:20 am                         Info Session 4: How Admission Professional 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 7: Financial Aid
3:00 - 4:30 pm Bingo


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]