Winter Conference

Join 150+ local School and Professional Counselors for the 2022 Winter Conference.

By attending WMCA Winter Conference, you will better understand various social and emotional struggles facing our youth, their families, and our communities at large. We will also spend time exploring counseling methodology, and you will be empowered to efficiently establish, renew and maintain networking contacts within your profession.

February 24, 2023
8:00am – 3:15pm
Kent ISD – Educational Services Center (ESC)
2930 Knapp NE, GR 49525 – Parking lot #11


For School Counselors,  SCECHs will be available for all sessions.

7:30-8:00AM Registration and Breakfast – Sponsored by the US Air Force
8:00-8:15AMWelcome
Kasey Hagler
, WMCA President
8:15-9:15AMKeynoteSupporting the Development of Regulation through Relationships
Stephanie Grant, PhD, LPC, IMH-E |Director of Community Education & Advocacy
In her keynote, Dr. Grant will discuss the concept of regulation – what it is and how it develops. She will talk about how regulation develops within relationships and how our work can utilize our relationships to support the development of this important skill.

9:15-10:15AM
Breakout Session #1
10:15-10:30AMBREAK: Please visit our Sponsors & Exhibitors
10:30-11:30AMBreakout Session #2

11:30AM-12:30PMLUNCH BREAK – Sponsored by the US Air Force
12:35-1:35PMBreakout Session #3
1:45-2:45PMKeynoteThe Flight of the Navigator
Rhondo Cooper, MA, MSW
A flight navigator is responsible for planning the course that will take an aircraft to a location in the least amount of time without compromising its safety and that of its passengers. Not only is it important for us to recognize the dreams of those we intend to lead and inspire, but it is equally important to reexamine our dreams and story.
2:45-3:15PMWrap Up & Door Prizes….. You MUST be present to win.


Thank you to all of our Winter Conference Sponsors!