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2021 Virtual Annual Conference

May 18 – 20, 2021


Spring 2021 Virtual College Fairs

Monday, April 19 – 4pm to 7:45pm Pacific Time (4pm will be info sessions)
Wednesday, May 12 – 4pm to 7:45pm Pacific Time Transfer Student Fair

Registration for Students, Parents and Counselors: Register here.

Registration: Transfer Student Fair Registration closes May 1 or when capacity is reached. All other fair registrations are closed due to capacity.

Registration for College/University Representatives:

Virtual fairs (all 3 dates) – $288 for all 3 (member) & $338 (Non-Members)
Transfer fair – $80 (Member & Non-Member)


GRAC Issues Town Hall

Session Title: FAFSA/CADAA Graduation Requirement: how did Val Verde USD do it?
Date: March 31, 2021 from 2-3 p.m. Pacific Time
Registration: Click here to register

Within the California Governor’s Budget Proposal for 2021-2022 (pg.91), Gov. Newsom suggests statutory changes to require Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to confirm that all high school seniors complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) beginning in the 2021-22 academic year. This legislative cycle, there is also a separate Assembly Bill (AB 469) promoting similar goals.

Join us for a brief overview of the California Governor’s Budget Proposal and AB 469 by Catalina Cifuentes, Executive Director for College and Career Readiness, Riverside County Office of Education and WACAC Board Member.

Then, discover how the California Val Verde Unified School District (USD) Superintendent Mike McCormick and Asst. Superintendent Mark LeNoir successfully implemented FAFSA/CADAA as a graduation requirement in 2019, created a culture of FAFSA/CADAA completion, and their outcomes.


WACAC Wednesdays

Session Title: To Transfer or Not to Transfer…That is the Question.
Date: Wednesday, March 31 at 12:00 p.m. PDT
Registration: Click here to register.

Session Description: Should I go straight to university, or should I start at a community college and then transfer? There is no one-size fits all solution as student’s vary based on academic profile, major, finances, and family and cultural considerations. Come learn the latest from a panel of out-of-state transfer admission counselors.


2020-2021 Membership

Thank you for your interest in joining WACAC. Registration is now available for the 2020 – 2021 Membership Year. Click HERE to join/renew!

Please note: Membership Approval and Processing takes up to one full business week to complete. Please do not expect to join the association and immediately be able to register at the member rate for events given the approval process. We thank you for your patience.