Founded in 1976, the Independent Educational Consultants Association is the nation’s largest and most recognized organization of IECs. With over 1,900 members found in 30 countries and nearly every state, IECA sets the standard, creates the agenda and leads the way in creating training and networking opportunities. We are proud of the reputation for excellence we have earned among parents, our admission professional colleagues and in the national media.
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IECA offers at least 19 educational events each year throughout the country, including Conferences, Summer Training Institutes, Webinars, Retreats, Symposia, and Workshops. Topics include knowledge of schools, colleges, and programs; counseling skills; admissions; small business management; and adolescent issues such as depression, anxiety, and much more. We welcome proposals to present at our conferences.