Theme: Preparing Workers for the Future


Our annual conference is an opportunity for networking and professional development! MACCA invites you to share and showcase your professional expertise, research, and successful practices. Submit a program proposal for consideration incorporating the theme, Preparing Workers for the Future. The conference will be held at the Doubletree Resort in Lancaster, PA from December 5-6, 2019.

Conference Audience:
Our audience includes career counselors and coaches from all settings including: K-12, colleges and universities, government, military agencies, one-stop centers, and private practice. It also includes guidance counselors, educators, workforce development professionals, academic advisors, organizational development and human resources professionals, business professionals, and government employees.

Conference Registration:
MACCA offers ONE 20% discounted Full Conference Registration per concurrent session, to thank you for serving as a speaker. Please identify the presenter to receive this code. Conference information and online registration will be available in the coming months. Failure to register by the deadline may result in cancellation of your program. Registration rates for the conference have not yet been determined, but will be announced as soon as possible.

Program Selection Process:
The MACCA Conference Committee will review all proposals. Final decisions will be based on quality, intended audience, and relation to the conference theme. The lead presenter will be notified via email of acceptance or rejection of the proposal by the end of July 2019.

We are especially interested in proposals that link our conference theme to the following NBCC areas:

  • Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Social and Cultural Foundations
  • Group Dynamics and Counseling
  • Career Development and Counseling
  • Assessment
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues
  • Wellness and Prevention

However, all proposals will be given fair consideration.

Presentation Proposal Requirements:
Please review this Call for Proposals thoroughly before submitting your proposal to ensure you and your co-presenters are in compliance will all requirements. Make sure to upload a copy of each presenter’s resumes and the presentation outline where requested. If you have any questions, please contact the Conference Chairs at


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