June 22 - 23, 2021

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT

Virtual Workshop


Are you interested in building a successful Independent Educational Consulting practice? Or enhancing the IEC practice you have? Then the HECA Professional Development Institute (PDI) is just for you! Over two days you will learn from leaders in the college counseling industry, connect with professionals from across the world, and receive training materials you will use for years to come to help you build or enhance your practice.

What is the Professional Development Institute like? It is an intensive two-day training for IEC’s or those interested in becoming an IEC.

2019 Professional Development Institute Faculty and Participants, Rhode Island

PDI 2019 was a HUGE SUCCESS! Over 35 consultants new and experienced joined us for our first extended PDI session. 

PDI Alumni share why you should attend the HECA PDI.

What is covered in the Institute?

As an IEC, you are both a business owner and an educator. One of the unique features of the HECA PDI is training on both aspects of being an IEC with an emphasis on ethics. The Institute is a full two days of training. 

Who teaches the Institute?

The PDI faculty includes past presidents, Bob Dannenhold, Claire Nold-Glaser, and Cyndy McDonald, and guest presenters.

Who can attend the Institute?

All consultants are invited to attend, but especially those with 0-5 years of experience. Open to members, provisional members and non-members.

What does it cost?

The cost for the two day HECA Professional Development Institute is $199.

What is included in the PDI registration costs?

Your PDI registration includes training and PDI binder (provided electronically) included in your registration costs. 

Registration ends June 18, 2021

Thank you to our 2021 PDI Sponsors! 

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