We asked our Executive Board members why they are thankful for NJACAC this holiday season. Here is what they had to say!

“I am thankful for NJACAC because of the friendships that have been formed and the professional opportunities that I have been able to take advantage of via sitting on the executive board and attending and presenting at the conference.” – Sarah Smith, School Counselor: Career Education Program Coordinator, Triton Regional High School

“I am thankful for NJACAC because it has given me networking opportunities, a sounding board, an approach to higher education that exists beyond my office walls, it allows me to build relationships with counselors on the high school side to advocate together for students and it has given me the ability to foster relationships with mentors who have challenged me to grow.” – Danielle Toglia, Regional Director of Admission, The George Washington University

“I am Thankful for NJACAC for the professional networking opportunity it has provided for me and for the pre-college programs we host (College Key/Camp College).” – Pamela Ghee-Cotton, School Counselor, Parsippany Hills High School

“I am thankful for NJACAC because it has provided me with many opportunities to grow as a professional and make valuable connections with so many people.” – Jennifer Nuechterlein, College & Career Counselor, Hunterdon Central Regional High School

“I am thankful for NJACAC because it has given me lifelong friends to share not only in the professional arena but in my personal life as well!” – Carlos Cano, Assistant Director of Admissions for Communications, SUNY Maritime College

“I am thankful for NJACAC because of the people! I have made more than just professional connections, but friends who are equally passionate about serving our students. I appreciate the time our executive board spends together and the impact we have on others in our profession.” – Cherilyn Reynolds, College Counselor, The Pingry School

“NJACAC has helped me discover and develop leadership skills I never knew I had and my involvement has turned colleagues into lifelong friends.  I am a better professional, counselor, and person because of the connections I have made through NJACAC.” – Susan Makowski, Director of Undergraduate and Transfer Admission, Rider University

“It provides an avenue of  professional  interaction with colleagues in the counseling profession.” – Desiree Brower, Middlesex County College