Upcoming events


December 6 - 8, 2017

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Lancaster PA

The MACCA 2017 Conference Booklet will be available in Fall 2017
Presentations and sessions for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded will be identified in the conference program.

Conference Keynotes

Dr. Hyung Joon Yoon, Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Learning at George Washington University has extensive experience in leadership development, career development, strategic organization development, needs assessment, and evaluation of human resource development (HRD) interventions. He worked for organizations, such as LG Display, Korea Leadership Center, the Korean Army, Penn State Management Development Programs and Services, and Penn State Career Services.

His scholarly work focuses on empowering individuals and organizations with human agency and hope. He has co-developed the Hope-Centered Model of Career Development (HCMCD) and the Hope-Centered Career Inventory (HCCI). They are being used in different countries as a framework and tool to help individuals live fulfilling lives. He is planning to speak further about this, along with afternoon workshop during our conference on Thursday, December, 7, 2017.

Larry Jacobs has 20 years of experience in Academic & Career Counseling, as Professor in Psychology and Education. He has an ED.S. - Educational Specialist in Counseling Psychology, 30 credits beyond Master's and an M.S. - Master's of Science in Counseling & Personnel Services from SUNY at Albany, NY. His creations include: the ‘Dare2Dream’ and ‘The Power of Your Attitude’ seminars, Disability Awareness Conference in 2010 and the Veterans Transition Conference in 2012. He is the Founder of Kidstreet, the largest playground in NJ in 1995 and as a result, he was honored with carrying USA Olympic Torch for the Atlanta Games 1996. He also received the Rutgers University Human Dignity Award in 2010. On a personal note, Larry has piloted hot air balloons and is a Pre-Cana Counselor with his wife Laura.  Larry was born deaf, never heard a thing and never misses a beat. Blessed with 4 adult children, 3 puppies (one of the first in the U.S. with a hearing guide dog, your friendship, and the faith to imagine, aspire, and succeed.

Pre-Conference Workshop

Ilana LevittCareer Consultant and Licensed Professional Counselor has worked in private practice for over 17 years, both in New York City and Middlesex County, New Jersey. She’s also done corporate career counseling, training and development, and currently a Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York.

llana’s career development inspired her choice of work. She understands the emotions that come with a career transition and has a proven track record in assisting clients choose fulfilling careers. Recently, she published the book, What’s Mom Still Got to Do with It? where she explores the connection between women’s careers and their relationships with their moms.

For the conference, she has agreed to facilitate our pre-conference seminar. More details to come, but in the meantime, visit Ilana’s website to learn more about her work.

Registration Types

Register HERE beginning August 1
Please note you
must be a member at the time of registration to receive the member rate  

Full Conference & Pre-conference  **Early Bird Rate
Aug. 1 - Sept. 30
 Regular Rate
Oct. 1- Nov. 30
 Late Registration
Begins Dec. 1
Member   $480  $530  $580
Non-Member  $645  $695  $745
*Graduate Student (without full-time job)  $200  $200  $200
*Lifetime Member (awarded by MACCA)  $336  $371  $406


 Full Conference   **Early Bird Rate
Aug. 1 - Sept. 30
 Regular Rate
Oct. 1 - Nov. 30
Late Registration 
Begins Dec. 1
Member  $395  $445  $495
Non-Member  $520  $570  $620
*Graduate Student  (without full-time job)  $150  $150  $150
*Lifetime Member (awarded by MACCA)  $277  $312  $347


 One Day Conference                                  


 & Wed. only
One Day
Member    $85  $355  $200
Non-Member  $125  $445  $300
*Graduate Student  (without full-time job)    $50  $160    $75
*Lifetime Member  (awarded by MACCA)    $60 $249 $140

* Graduate Students & Lifetime Members email Registration Chair for the access code to register.
** Early Bird Rate is to be paid in full by September 30  or is subject to change to the regular rate.

You must be an "active member" at the time of registration to receive the discount rate.
No refunds or exchanges will be given from the non-member rate to the member rate after the purchase. 

MACCA Conference Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing to MACCA’s Registration Chair via email at register@macca.net or mail to 2600 Willow Street Pike N., PMB 253, Willow Street, PA 17584. Receipt of cancellation requests will be determined by the postmark or the date/time on the email. Cancellations received by 11:59 p.m. on November 15 will be refunded at 100% less a $50 administration fee. Refunds of 50% less the $50 administration fee will be given between November 16 - 30. No refunds will be made after November 30. Substitutions are welcome to replace a registrant with no additional costs. Please note that the hotel room reservation must be cancelled directly with the hotel according to their cancellation policy. 

Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation. If payment is in process but will not be received prior to the conference, please notify the MACCA treasurer at 
If there are sudden extenuating circumstances that are beyond a MACCA member’s control, that make it impossible for the member to attend the conference or to send someone in their place, a member can petition the MACCA President for a refund minus an administration fee (please see the MACCA website for current President’s contact information). A letter or email explaining the circumstances should be sent to the president no later than 2 weeks after the conference. The president will then make a recommendation to the board for a vote.

This policy does not apply to on-site conference registrants.

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