Indiana Cultural Opportunity Network (ICON)
The Indiana Association of College Admissions Counselors (INACAC) Inclusion Access and Success (IAS) Committee ICON program is designed to educate Admissions & School Counseling professionals in areas of student equity, access, and success. Participants will gain a better knowledge of student needs and barriers to higher education within Indiana and beyond.
Cohort Members would commit to attending all the monthly meetings whether on campus or virtual. They are expected to attend the Transitions and INACAC Conference. Members will also be “observers” on IAS Conference Calls and will be provided with readings between each meeting to strengthen their knowledge of inclusion, access, and equity in the scope of higher education.
1+ years of admissions or school counseling experience at either the secondary or higher education level
INACAC or other Affiliate Membership
Approval from office leadership
Additionally Cohort members will receive guidance and training to seek funding to attend National Conferences like Guiding the Way to Inclusion and the National ACAC Conference.
What will participants receive:
10 Face-Face or virtual meetings (one per month) with your cohort members, faculty, and special guests.
The ICON Binder with access to articles, books, and toolkits to help with students support
Access to a digital platform for continued discuss outside meetings
Testimonials and Advice from Leaders in Enrollment Management and Diversity
Lunch during Face to Face Meetings
Registration and Participation at the Indiana Student Advocates Conference
What we are asking for participations:
Completed Statement of Support
$60 participation fee if selected
Full participation in all programmatic components of ICON
TENTATIVE AGENDA (Pending COVID-19 and Social Distancing limitations):
Welcome, Expectations, Curriculum Review, Guest Speakers
The Scope of Secondary Education in Indiana: Data, Diversity, and Disparities
What do my students actually need? A high school counselor perspective.
Internal Bias in Higher Education
2020 Student Advocate’s Conference (Indianapolis)
Being an effective change Agent
Cultural Campus Leader Roundtable
Elevate; progressing in your career
Asian American and Pacific Islander
Face 2 Face