Emerging Leaders Workshop

Call for Nominations - Extended

Please note the deadline is now July 15th

NARACES would like to announce the 2016 Emerging Leaders Workshop to be held at the NARACES conference in Syracuse, NY on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from noon to 5:00 p.m..  Dr. Harriet Glosoff, Past President, ACES and Dr. Tracey Robert, Past President, NARACES and ASERVIC and a panel of current leaders will conduct the workshop.  Lunch will be provided for all participants.

The Emerging Leaders workshop is designed to help graduate students and new faculty members in their first to third years of employment discover how leadership can enhance their own professional development, to enhance the diversity of NARACES, and to help engage talented and dedicated leaders with NARACES.  In addition, the presenters will provide an overview of NARACES and ACES leadership opportunities and introduce participants to current leadership. Invited participants will receive a stipend of $200 for attendance to the workshop and conference.  

A review panel will select attendees with a demonstrated commitment to the profession of Counselor Education and Supervision, leadership experience and potential, and participation in state, regional, and/or national ACES organizations and conferences.  Emerging leaders that represent racial and ethnic diversity are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply: Both self-nominations and third-party nominations will be accepted. Applications must be submitted electronically and include: (a) the nominee's vitae; (b) a letter of nomination (if third party); and, (c) a statement from the nominee (no more than one page) as to why he or she wants to be a NARACES Emerging Leader. Applications are due by July 15. Please submit to

Dr. Tracey Robert
NARACES Emerging Leaders Committee

2016 NARACES Conference

Registration and Housing are open!

To register, click here or copy/paste

Early bird regirstration ends July 15th.
Regular registration is from July 16th to Sept 15th.
Late registration/on-site registration begins Sept 16th.

For housing, click here or copy/paste
Call 315-432-0200. Be sure to use group name NARACES or group code NAR.

Hotel room must be booked by August 30th to receive the conference discount rate.

Conference Theme: Enriching Our Professional Counselor Identity Through Dynamic Scholarship and Practice

Dates: September 22-25, 2016

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, Syracuse, New York

Keynote Speaker:

  • Dr. Holly Hartwig Moorhead, Chief Executive Officer, Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International

Questions can be directed to the conference planning committee and/or proposal coordinators at

 We look forward to seeing you in Syracuse, New York!

ACES Call for Awards Nominations

The call has gone out for the 2016 ACES awards.  Please review the linked document and consider nominating a member of NARACES for an award!

Link to Nomination Instructions

2016 NARACES Conference

Call for Proposals is closed.

2017-2018 NARACES Election Results

The election results for our new officers for the 2016-2017 season are in!

Our new President-elect-elect is:

Dr. Mike Mariska, Plymouth State University University

Our new Secretary-elect-elect is:

Dr. Claudette Brown-Smythe, SUNY Brockport

Please join us in congratulating these members of our leadership team!

ACES 2015 - NARACES Business Meeting

A NARACES Business Meeting will be held at the ACES conference in Philadelphia. 

The meeting will be on Friday, October9, 2015

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Room 415 of the Philadelphia Marriott

2017-2018 NARACES Board Nominations

The NARACES Executive Board is issuing a call for nominees for the NARACES President-Elect (2016-2019) and Secretary (2016-2017).

The board is accepting nominations and self-nominations. If you are interested in running or nominating someone for one of these positions, please contact Holly Branthoover at

For self-nominations, please include:

 * A one paragraph Statement of Interest in serving the NARACES membership

 * A copy of your CV

If nominating someone, please include their contact information so that I may be in touch with them to determine their interest in the nomination.

Nominations for these positions are due on September 1, 2015.

2016-2017 NARACES Election Results

The election results for our new officers for the 2016-2017 season are in!

Our new President-elect-elect is:

Dr. Derek Seward, Syracuse University

Our new Secretary-elect-elect is:

Dr. Nicole Pulliam, Monmouth University

Please join us in congratulating these members of our leadership team!  We appreciate their willingness to serve, and look forward to working with them in the coming years!


Master’s Students

Cassandra Fleck, The College at Brockport, SUNY Brockport

Yslande Vilsaint, Southern Connecticut State University

PhD Students

Jaime Castillo, Syracuse University

Hennessey Lustica, University of Rochester

Anna Locke, Montclair State University

Vanessa Texeira, Argosy University

Ellery Parker, Walden University

New Professionals

Vaibhavee Agaskar, New Jersey City University

Amy Cook, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Megan Delaney, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Cassandra Gibson, The College of New Jersey

Kasie Lee, Alfred University

Amanda Minor, Salve Regina University

Heather Robertson, St. John’s University-Queens

Renee Sherrell, St. Joseph’s University

Jean Schutt, Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Donald Trahan, University of Mary Washington


We are pleased to announce the election of:

President-Elect-Elect 2015-2016:

Dr. Melissa Luke, Syracuse University

Secretary-Elect-Elect 2015-2016:

Dr. Edina Renfro-Michel, Montclair State University

Please join us in welcoming these new members to the leadership team. We appreciate their willingness to serve and look forward to an exciting partnership!

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