The Member Relations Committee shall be responsible for soliciting and promoting membership in the Association, for receiving and processing applications for membership and making recommendations thereon to the Board of Directors, and for making recommendations to the Executive Committee, the Board of Directors, and members of the Association with respect to the classes, rights, preferences and dues of members.

The Member Relations committee is excited to welcome professionals engaged in working with students in the transition from secondary to post-secondary education to SACAC. The Member Relations committee acts as the liaison between members and the SACAC Board, ensuring the needs of the membership are met. The Member Relations team works closely with public school counselors, social media initiatives, and matching volunteers with opportunities to serve SACAC. The Member Relations team also facilitates Special Interest Groups for members which allow for networking and collaboration within a small “micro” community.

By joining, you will belong to a dynamic association that includes some 2,200+ professionals. The SACAC region spans the southeast United States and includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, as well as the Caribbean. SACAC membership will provide opportunities to apply and grow your passion for the profession while enhancing your professional and personal growth.

Aa member, you are able to take advantage of reduced rates for SACAC professional development events, represent your institutions at various SACAC events, access members-only resources such as webinars, and enjoy many other benefits, as detailed here.

If you have any questions, contact the Member Relations Committee Chairs.

If you would like for SACAC to reach out to a colleague about membership benefits, please click here.

Membership Application & Renewal Process

The membership year runs September 1 – August 31 though you may join at any time (please note, memberships completed or renewed after July 15 will expire the following calendar year). Membership cost is $45 per individual.

SACAC’s Free Access Membership welcomes public high school and community based organization college access counselors and staff in the SACAC region to join at no cost.

Who Qualifies for Free Access Membership?

Public High School College Access Counselors and Staff
  • Any staff member supporting students and families with post-secondary college planning at a public high school in the SACAC region* that provides free education through public funds.
Non-Profit/Community-Based Organizations College Access Counselors and Staff
  • For professionals who work for a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) in the SACAC region* that serves students and promotes or provides access to higher education. Must have been in business for the past three years.

Please click here to set up Member Portal access and join. If you are an existing member, please log into the Member Portal to purchase a new membership.

If you have questions regarding membership status, application or payment processing, please contact Diana McAfee, Executive Assistant.

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