First-Generation Experiences with SACAC Member Leri Argueta

First-Generation Experiences Leri Argueta, Associate Director of Diversity Recruitment, University of North Georgia – Gainesville Can you share a little bit about your journey as a first-generation Latino male through higher education? Who/what inspired you to work in higher education? What has been your experience working with students prior to higher ed?  I always say […]

My History with SACAC with President Jonathan Ferrell

My History with SACAC Jonathan Ferrell, SACAC President, Director of College Counseling, Pace Academy (GA) Tell us about your journey in the field of education and as an admissions/counseling professional. What are you most proud of accomplishing?  I entered the profession as an admissions counselor at Centenary College, my undergraduate alma mater. While most people […]

My History with SACAC with Briana Duncan

My History with SACAC with Briana Duncan Briana Duncan, M.Ed (she/her/hers), College Advisor, Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School (GA) Tell us about your journey in the field of education and as an admissions/counseling professional. What are you most proud of accomplishing? Like many other admissions professionals, I began my career as a University Ambassador while […]

My History with SACAC with Morgan Fowler

My History with SACAC Morgan Fowler, Senior Admissions Counselor, High Point University Tell us about your journey in the field of education and as an admissions/counseling professional. What are you most proud of accomplishing? The first time I went to visit my college counselor at my northern Florida public school, she took a look at […]

School Counselors Reflect on SACAC Professional Development

School Counselors Reflect on SACAC Professional Development Amy Short, School Counselor at South Forsyth High School in Cumming, GA, and Meg Scheid, School Counselor at The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, & Technology in Lawrenceville, GA, sum up what SACAC wants to provide for school counselors – resources and support for college access counseling: “My […]

Check in with Board Member Myronee Simpson

Check in with Board Member Myronee Simpson Myronee Simpson (she/her/hers), Director of College Counseling, Oak Hall School (FL) Why did you want to join the SACAC Board? The first professional development event I attended when I became a college counselor was the 2005 SACAC Summer Seminar, which is how I first learned about the association. […]

January LA State of the Month Post: Expanding the Network: Louisiana Public School Counselor Outreach Initiative

Expanding the Network: Louisiana Public School Counselor Outreach Initiative: Feedback from The LCA Annual Conference Caitlin Neal-Jones, Ascension Episcopal School (pictured right), and Kerri Caruso, Mount Carmel Academy (pictured left) Last April during Louisiana’s annual Legislative Day, we were approached with the idea of participating in the Louisiana Counseling Association’s annual conference. With the help […]