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AUGUST 7, 2024 – AUGUST 8, 2024

Join us for a transformative conversation focusing on Leadership, Power, and Cultural Responsibilitycrucial topics at the intersection of ongoing leadership enrichment, cultural awareness, and personal empowerment.

Our sessions and workshops will explore essential yet purposeful leadership skills and approaches that resonate with diverse communities. As we navigate through discussions on personal power, emphasizing empowerment and personal skill building, we aim to foster a deeper understanding of the symbiotic relationship between effective leadership and cultural responsibility. We will also address the impact of lived experiences on student counseling and staff development, tying back to how we cultivate various culturally responsive supports and communication methods.

Don't miss this opportunity to engage with fellow professionals, gain valuable insights, and enhance your leadership toolkit. Together, we can empower ourselves and our communities for a brighter, more inclusive future. Join us at the conference and be a part of this impactful conversation.



Tuesday, August 6 | Check In & Pre-Conference Social

Wednesday, August 7 & Tuesday, August 8 | Conference Sessions


Radisson Duluth-Harborview

505 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802


Member Institution | $300

Non-Member Institution | $400

High School/CBO Counselor | $75

Registration includes: breakfast on August 7-8; coffee and refreshment breaks during the conference; and the pre-conference and ZeeMee socials.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation and substitution requests must be submitted in writing to president@mnacc.org and must be received on or before July 19. You do have the option of transferring (substituting) the registration. For member institutions, cancellations will be issued in the form of account credit. No refunds will be processed for requests received on or after July 19 or for no-show.



505 W Superior St, Duluth, MN, 55802

Rate: 109 / night + taxes

Room types: Double Queen Beds / Single King Bed (City / Hill View)

Book by: July 5, 2024 (or until filled)


301 E Superior St, Duluth, MN, 55802, US

Rate: 189 / night + taxes

Book by: July 6, 2024 (or until filled)

Booking Information: Once you've registered, hotel reservation links will be included in your email confirmation.


Your conference registration includes access to both socials along with one drink ticket per event. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Guest and non-conference attendee tickets are available for an additional fee.


Vikre Distillery

Tuesday, August 6 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Join us for the pre-conference social: the perfect opportunity to unwind, mingle with fellow attendees, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere before the conference begins. Those in attendance will be able to check in early for the conference.


Great Lakes Aquarium

Wednesday, August 7 | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the aquarium, sponsored by ZeeMee! Dive into a unique networking experience surrounded by fascinating marine life, including access to live touch pools. Enjoy light refreshments, engaging conversations, and a relaxed atmosphere. It's the perfect way to connect with fellow attendees and take a break from the conference with a splash!

RSVP BY 7/22

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MnACC conferences are retreat-style professional development opportunities to engage in conversation, skill-building and networking related to trends and changes in college access and admissions work.


The MnACC conference draws participation from college admissions professionals and college access counselors. Whether you are 2 weeks, 2 years, or 20 years into the profession, this conference is relevant to all who are centered on developing higher education pathways for the diverse students of Minnesota.

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