Jeanette B. Spires Professional Presentations

College level issues:

National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

  • Sixteen presentations from 1986-2007 (title list available)
  • Example: A Working Model for Difficult College Counseling Cases, given each year from 1986-1995 with Jane McClure

Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA)

  • The Confused Transfer with Marsha Ray, 2010

Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling

  • Four presentations at Regional Seminars 1991-2007
  • Four presentations at annual conference, 1991-2014
  • Panel on Certified Educational Planner qualifications, 2016

Wisconsin Association for College Admission Counseling, state conference

  • Two presentations, 1991-1997

Kentucky Association of College Admissions Counselors, state conference,

  • What the ACT Really Measures, 1999

The College Board, Midwest Region, and Mid-Atlantic and Southern Region

  • Midwest Region, 1988 Working with Underachievers
  • Mid-Atlantic and Southern, 1999 and 2001 (with Jane Webber)
  • The Use and Misuse of Test Interpretation in College Admission

National Association of School Psychologists, annual conference

  • Three presentations on secondary transition, 1988-1995

Orton Dyslexia Society

  • Two presentations: The Kid Behind the Numbers, 1993 and 1995

Boarding School and Residential Placement:

VIP Psychologists Group, Elk Grove, IL

  • Three presentations, 1998-1997

Small Boarding Schools Association annual conference

  • Two presentations, 2004 and 2016

CHADD chapter, Winnetka, IL

  • Talk to parent group on ADHD and teens, 2016

Fusion Academy, Lake Forest, IL

         Talk to parent group on college admissions, 2016

Teens-at-Risk, regional presentation, Naperville, IL

  • Concerns in Transition from Treatment, 2010

Family Institute of Northwestern Summer Enrichment Series

  • Educational Placement for Families in Crisis, 1997 and 2004

Association of Educational Therapists, conference, wrote CEU course, 2000

  • Helping Families Understand Residential Options,  2010 (local)

Omni Youth Services, Failure to Launch Workshop, 2014

  • Panel Member