Event Details

Sunday, April 2 - Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Dallas, TX
Schedule-at-a-Glance

Member Registration begins October 1, 2022, and Non-member Registration opens January 1, 2023.

Member Rate: $225
Non-member Rate: $275
Local Secondary Educators Day (90 mile radius): $125

Registration Form

Registration Terms & Policies


Hotel Accommodations

The discounted room rate of $179 p/night + fees and taxes is only available to conference registrants.

Parking is available ranging from $11 - $29 per day.

Additional information will be made available once registration is completed. 


Session Proposals

We invite and encourage you to submit a proposal to serve as a presenter at the conference. This conference is time for us to live out our theme: Imagine. Impact. Inspire. We want attendees to imagine the possibilities that our work creates, focus on the impact of our work, and inspire the students and families that we serve as well as the colleagues that are alongside us. 

Please consider sharing your expertise by submitting a session proposal. We invite you to share best practices to make this work just a little bit easier for all of us. Please review the Session Proposal Guidelines before submitting the Session Proposal Form. Call for Session Proposal Forms are due by Friday, December 9, 2022


College & University Outreach Opportunity 

Interested in presenting your institution to a captive audience of high school counselors, then we have a unique opportunity for you at the 43rd TACAC Conference in Dallas on April 2 - 4, 2023! There are limited opportunities for institutions to host a breakfast or evening meal for secondary counselors conference attendees. If this opportunity interests you, please email Kimberly West, President-Elect & Conference Co-Chair.


Diversity Pear Educator (DPE) Program - Module 1

DPE Module 1 will replace the Tuesday workday. Join us for a free opportunity to take the module for the first time or for a refresher. Again, this is at no cost to you! Simply select 'Yes, I will attend' on your registration form.

This program offers secondary and post-secondary counselors of many academic disciplines, cultures, backgrounds, and interests an increased leadership credential in multicultural counseling. For more information about DPE, click here.


Sponsors & Exhibitors 

Package information coming in early fall. Contact advancement co-chairs, Ashley Plaeger and Jamie Kim.

Registration Terms & Policies

  • Payment is due upon receipt and may be made by check or credit card only; purchase orders are not accepted.
  • Failure to pay within 30 days of the invoice date will result in cancellation unless communication is received.
  • Checks should be made payable to TACAC and sent to the address on the invoice. 
  • Click here for TACAC's W-9.
  • All payments must be received by March 1, 2023. Unpaid registrations by March 17, 2023 will be canceled and attendees must re-register if space allows.
  • Requests for cancellations or substitutions must be submitted in writing to [email protected]
  • All refunds will incur a $15 processing fee per registrant.
  • Cancellation Schedule (based on date cancellation received):
    - Full Refund (less processing fee): October 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
    - Half Refund (less processing fee): February 1 - March 1, 2023
    - No Refunds will be issued after March 1, 2023
  • Substitution requests must be submitted by March 17, 2023.
  • Registrants who do not attend (no-show) will not receive a refund. No exceptions.

Conference Contacts

Lacey Patterson, Conference Chair
Kimberly West, President-Elect & Conference Co-Chair