Current Associate Member List

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ADVANCE 360

Advance 360 Education is a data-focused digital marketing and technology company solving enrollment marketing and business challenges in the dynamic environment in which educational institutions compete.

Our proprietary first- and third-party datasets, marketing technology stack, and deep experience in the educational sector contribute to our clients’ successes. Aduna, our data insights and predictive modeling tool brings together market intelligence, targeting, and an institution’s most critical data all in one solution for real-time reporting and cost-effective decision-making.

We are a team of dedicated education industry experts. We are strategists, consultants, and innovators.

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ALVAREZ & MENDOZA PA, CPA

We perform financial and compliance audits under generally accepted government auditing standards throughout the U.S., attestations in support of program reviews, acquisition due diligence and we are always available to answer your questions year-round.

Domingo Alvarez, CPA

Alvarez Mendoza LaBounty, CPA

1981 NW 88 Court, Suite 201

Doral, FL 33172

Tel. 305.275.3011

Fax. 305.275.3022

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AMERICAN MEDICAL CERTIFICATION ASSOCIATION

American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) is headquartered in Fairfield New Jersey. AMCA was established with the vision of enhancing the vision of enhancing the Allied Healthcare industry by providing national certification exams that validate the knowledge and expertise of professionals in this field.

Certification by definition means, “to attest as being true or as represented as meeting a standard.” It is through a set of standards that the American Medical Certification Association has developed each of its exams.

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Arizona Lobbying, LLC

Formerly known as Law Offices of John K. Mangum.  New name, same great support (Trish Hart).  Offering legal and government relations services for 30 years.

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Arrow Security, Inc, dba Resource Officers llc.

Arrow Security Inc has been providing security guard services in Arizona since 1993, We are an established firm that has branched into training, and security product sales in addition to our new School Safety/Resource Officers branch. The last few years we have had so many private and charter schools reach out to us for solutions to their security and safety needs. We established Resource Officers LLC and developed a thorough SRO training academy and are now marketing it to Schools.

Don Reddy:  [email protected]

15410 N 67th Ave #11 and #12

Glendale, AZ 85306

602-863-1022

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BALL & MCGRAW, CPA

We are a CPA firm offering audit, tax and Title IV consulting services to private for-profit and non-profit postsecondary schools.

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CAMPUS CLOUD SERVICES

Campus Cloud Service is pleased to announce the first completely cloud based Student Information System! We believe you will find our functionality second to none in the industry it is affordable and completely cloud based. We provide the technical backbone and infrastructure releasing your valuable IT resources to support other initiatives. The system can run on any device, PC, tablet or smartphone from any location as long as you have an internet connection. The system was designed for the cloud and requires no software locally except for a web browser and does not make use of any cloud simulation software such as Citrix or VMware, thereby reducing your overall software costs. Campus Cloud Services is a new company which began development of the system in 2013, however the principals of the company have over 60 years’ experience in developing and implementing software in the higher education industry.

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Career Connectors

Career Connectors is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a mission to elevate communities by empowering job seekers, employers and community partners. We have proudly served over 65,000 people and have current relationships with over 950 employers. Our goal is to serve over 1 million people by mid- 2025 through:

  • Monthly CC Career-Prep Virtual Events
  • Monthly Hiring Events based on Industry Segments
  • Career Exploration & Hiring Events for High School and College
  • Hiring Events for City’s, Government or Employers
  • Outplacement Services

In the last year, we have served well over 15,000 people  and we’ve run career exploration and hiring events for over 2,400 high school students. Educating students on career pathways, opportunities, employers, apprenticeships, internships and on-the-job training, all of which are key to raise student awareness of opportunities and connections to hiring employers.

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Cengage

 

Cengage, the U.S. Higher Education business of global education technology company Cengage Group, serves millions of instructors, learners and institutions. We deliver affordable, high-quality digital products and personalized support to power learning individually and at scale. Our customer-centered approach enables innovation, including Cengage Unlimited, the first and only all-access digital subscription for textbooks and course materials. Our textbooks, homework tools, and flagship online learning platforms, MindTap and WebAssign, help educators and students achieve their goals.

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Champions Companies

Champion Col-EDGE Solutions provides full-service default prevention for federal and private student loans, as well as financial literacy resources for students. For over 30 years, we have partnered with colleges and have consistently prevented, lowered, and controlled default rates and improved repayment rates. Our Customer Service team educates and assists borrowers at critical points during the loan repayment cycle. We help students navigate the often confusing and complex processes of getting and repaying student loans. Our programs ensure positive outcomes, improved reputations, and a supportive community.

John White

Sales Director

Champions Companies

Mobile / Text: 480.433.2392

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CINTAS

From restrooms and classrooms to auditoriums and gymnasiums, your school buildings and campus work hard for everyone in them, and your employees work just as hard to make sure floors are clean, restrooms are welcoming and dining halls are ready to serve.

We provide crisp, comfortable workwear with inclusive laundry service, so your facilities teams can feel confident and stay focused on getting the job done efficiently. Safety is never compromised, with an array of first aid products and safety services, including fire protection.

Even at your busiest, you can open your doors with confidence knowing Cintas has you covered with a wide range of products and services that put learning first.

 

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CITY WIDE FACILITY SOLUTIONS

City Wide manages building maintenance services for commercial properties in Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler and the surrounding area. City Wide takes the hassle out of the procurement process. As a City Wide client, your Facility Services Manager (FSM) will source services for any and all of your building maintenance needs. The FSM works with a Night Manager to ensure quality of service. You’ll know your building is well taken care of, because your FSM will visit you in person to get feedback and find out what other services you require.

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Cobbs Allen

Cobbs Allen has solutions for a constantly evolving education industry. We have extensive expertise in private schools and colleges as well as private sector colleges and universities. With more than 200 schools 500,000 students insured, we have the expertise to help any educational institution.

We have proprietary programs for both private schools and private sector schools as well as endorsements from several national educational associations.

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Colling Media

Colling Media is a Phoenix-based digital marketing agency that helps education partners achieve their enrollment & start goals through their results-driven approach. Their award-winning digital marketing strategies have a proven track record in delivering high-value actionable data to their education partners.

 

The schools they work with depend on them every single start date to implement a results-focused strategy, drive enrollments, & ultimately exceed the start goal. Do you need help understanding your data? Ditch the cookie cutter approach & get the personalized attention to detail & tailored solutions your school deserves. Get in touch with them to learn how you can achieve your enrollment & start goals and elevate your digital marketing game.

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Conext

Conext offers a CRM for your entire school. In short, we “eliminate the chase”. From the initial inquiry through alumni, our software enhances communication, documentation and all necessary reporting through it’s transparent workflows. Conext can integrate into your current SIS and other systems and produce visual reporting, identify opportunities and spotlight problem areas. Schools who utilize Conext find they can easily increase enrollments, FA packaging, retention, LOA return, eliminate document cost and labor of scanning (we can upload straight into Nexus and others), streamline attendance and employment verification and we have the most robust Career Services solution your team has ever seen.

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Cyanna Education Services

Cyanna Education Services was founded in 2008 with the goal of uniting compliance and technology for the education sector, and today supports institutions of higher education, postsecondary schools and corporations to achieve their goals. From online education, instructional media and technology, to state licensure, accreditation and operational consulting– Cyanna provides an array of education services to clients around the globe. Cyanna’s online education platform, EDlumina, equips schools with the ability to provide a high-quality education experience from enrollment to graduation.

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Duane Morris LLP

Legal services specifically dedicated to private sector colleges and universities- including matters of State and Federal regulations, accreditation compliance, Title IV regulation, and student and employee disputes and concerns.

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EDUCATIONAL ADVISORS INC

For over 20 years, Educational Advisors Inc. has focused on two areas of higher education: Accreditation and Compliance.

EAI’s team of compliance and accreditation professional consultants provides analysis and solutions tailored specifically to meet your school’s accreditation and/or compliance management needs.

Whether you are facing first-time accreditation, state authorization or ongoing compliance, EAI can provide important resources. We know industry’s best practices and can provide guidance on strategy development.

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EdwardsSchoen

At ES, our marketing plans are unique, individualized, and encompass the entire consumer landscape. We perform extensive upfront analysis to fully understand your markets, programs, consumer demographics, and competition. Pulling from this intelligence, we develop a detailed digital marketing strategy that utilizes the right message, in the right medium, at the right time, allowing your institution to quickly bridge the gap between you and your target audience.

Contact: Aaron Edwards

Co-Founder | EdwardsSchoen

EdwardsSchoen.com

785.550.0610

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F.A. Davis

Founded in 1879 F. A. Davis is the oldest independent, health science publisher in America. Our mission is to listen carefully to educators and students and publish quality content, references and resources in a wide variety of formats online, in person or hybrid. Our goal is to assert leadership in this market, satisfying the requirements from which students can master their coursework and creating teaching tools that align with course and program outcomes. Our focus and commitment in turn produces industry ready employees for the healthcare industry.

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FlatWorld

FlatWorld is a digital-first textbook publishing company. Since day one we have been publishing high quality textbooks and delivering premium tools that are both affordable and accessible. We believe that when it comes to finding the perfect textbook, you shouldn’t have to choose between high quality and fair pricing.

FlatWorld textbooks come complete with a full range of instructor supplements, included homework system, and an easy-to-use customization platform, all at no extra cost.

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GOODHEART-WILLCOX PUBLISHER

Experts in career and technical education. Goodheart-Willcox delivers authoritative content for teaching and learning success. Learn more about new digital learning solutions, textbooks, and instructor resources at our website www.g-w.com. Together, we build careers!

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GRAGG ADVERTISING

Is a full service, integrated marketing EDU agency with expertise in all media channels. Gragg implements attribution modeling for its client. Attribution modeling is the understanding of how each media channel works with others to give you the greatest results. We have expertise in creative and brand development, traditional media, PPI, PPC, Social, SEO, Web development, referral strategies, admissions training and a host of proprietary products and services. All in-house. No outsourcing. Our unique integrated strategy with proven direct response tactics delivers quantifiable results. “With Gragg Advertising it is … Expectations Exceeded!

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Great Exposure

Great Exposure has specialized in creating highly effective custom Education Marketing and Student Recruitment solutions for Higher Ed for over 25 years. We work with hundreds of colleges and universities, public and private, accumulating a wealth of knowledge and experience that we build into each project.

We specialize in three core areas critical to an institution’s success: Digital Marketing – connecting schools with prospects, and prospects with schools through our high-converting PPC/SEM AdWords and Social Campaigns; branding and recruitment-focused Website Design using our unique ‘Art & Science’ data-driven approach to effective design; and CampusLogin – The Ultimate Cloud-Based School Management System and the only CRM that guarantees an increase in enrollments with our proven best practices.

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JOHANNESEN, BENHAM & BELLAS EDUCATION PARTNERS

As seasoned managers holding senior level positions, our team has worked with hundreds of schools across the United States and Canada with residential, online and blended learning environments.

As education professionals, we appreciate the struggle that takes place when deciding to use external resources in addition to internal talent. We believe that adding us to your leadership team for a project will enhance your school’s results, as we bring the following to each client project:

  • An honest assessment … we are your reality check.
  • Capacity for one time, short-term or long-term engagement.
  • Willingness to complete single department or entire school assessments.
  • Ability to apply effective strategic decision-making to your school.
  • Preparedness to train your staff for continued diligence to best practices
    and compliance.

We bring our years of varied experiences with schools that demonstrated differing levels of operational efficiency, financial capacity, regulatory compliance and the lessons we learned TO YOU!

Contacts

JBB Education Partners, Inc. 1936 Pine Bluff Marietta, GA 30062 Phone: 724-252-8550 Fax: 866-381-8865 (toll free) Web: www.jbbeducationpartners.com

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LANETERRALEVER

LaneTerralever is an independent marketing agency working with higher education institutions that seek category-leading growth. We drive prospective student inquiries by combining unique student insights with scalable lead generation strategies. We’ve been fortunate enough to partner with education organizations including Universal Technical Institute, Rio Salado College, Touro University Worldwide, Southern California University of Health Sciences, Pearson, and K12.

Our approach is simple: we derive insight from understanding your customer’s unique journey, build brand experiences that drive action, and develop marketing strategies for transformative growth. Sure, our work wins awards for our clients, but what really gets us fired up is an opportunity to help advance your business. With a Net Promoter Score of 76, compared to the industry average of 15, our approach is a hit with those who matter most – our clients. If you’re looking for a partner who brings clarity and impact to your marketing, you’ve come to the right place.

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Library & Information Resources Network

LIRN is a nonprofit library service and content provider working to strengthen libraries for successful learning—so students can thrive in their academic careers and beyond.

We offer our members unrivaled value for resources, a team of caring library experts, and future-focused technology services.

We believe that all libraries deserve access to the technology and resources that enrich schools and empower students, regardless of size or budget. Whether you’re just beginning to build your school’s library, or whether you need an easy way to supplement existing resources—we’re here to help you create a future-ready learning experience.

For more information, please email [email protected] as the primary email contact point.

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MAXKNOWLEDGE, INC.

The leading provider of online employee training solutions for career education institutions. The APSA Online Training Center (www.apsatraining.org) is powered by MaxKnowledge, Inc.

MDT Marketing

MDT Marketing is a digital marketing, technology, and communications company that helps schools, colleges, and universities grow student populations. Starting with asking questions, understanding clients’ most pressing marketing and enrollment challenges to solving those problems, creating a viable plan, and executing what years of experience has shown will work.
Areas of expertise include:
• Marketing strategy, planning, and budgeting
• Data and CRM strategies and planning
• Marketing systems and reporting strategies, integrations, and execution
• Technical SEO and content management strategy
• Paid search and social strategies and execution
• Lead nurturing and prospective student communications

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Meratas

Meratas is Expedia for private student loans. Meratas provides a multi-lender, ‘Learn Now, Pay Later’ marketplace, where through just one quick application, your students can instantly prequalify with dozens of national lenders for private loan offers.

Schools & Skills Training providers partner with Meratas to offer their students flexible private loan options, and inhouse payment plans to bridge funding shortfalls.

Meratas uses a dual approach to guarantee your school 100% tuition capture.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/meratas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Meratas

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Motivate with K.A.T.

Motivate With K.A.T. offers a comprehensive range of services tailored to elevate your career school admissions and leadership skills:

Next Level Admissions Course: Our flagship program equips admissions advisors with the knowledge and techniques needed to excel in their roles. From effective communication to boosting enrollment rates, this course covers it all.

Master Classes: Dive deep into key topics with our online master classes. Enhance your expertise in areas such as increasing retention rates, training, and improving productivity.

Consultation Services: Benefit from personalized consultations with Kat herself. Get expert advice on your specific challenges and opportunities in the admissions field.

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OMNI Commercial Real Estate

 

APSA’s preferred commercial broker has a new name:  OMNI Commercial Real Estate. We find the right location for your needs through understanding your concept and needs.  Scott Johnson provides detailed market analysis, site selection and transaction management from start to finish.

SCOTT JOHNSON

Brick & Mortar Guru

[email protected]

480.766.0059

 

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Pearson

Learning is no longer a stage of life, it’s a lifelong journey. One that people expect to lead to real growth and impact. They’re looking for experiences that give them flexibility to jumpstart a new future, but don’t often know where to look. That’s where Pearson comes in. In a landscape that is rapidly changing, we’re leading the charge. Because learning isn’t just what we do, it’s who we are.
Learn more at pearsonplc.com

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Student First

Our Student Information System (SIS) stands apart as an innovative solution built on a cloud-native platform, enabling us to harness the power of cutting-edge technology. By embracing a true Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, we provide a seamless experience for educational institutions worldwide. Our SIS is designed to support multi-entity organizations effortlessly, with the unique ability to adapt to multiple languages and currencies. We have meticulously crafted our solution from a student perspective. Student First understands the evolving landscape of education and have developed a flexible, intuitive, and comprehensive SIS that empowers institutions to meet the demands of modern education.

Bryan Carmichael, V.P. Sales

+1 (702) 213-5660

[email protected]

www.studentfirst.com

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Tappy

Tappy is an education technology innovator, passionately transforming education with the power of AI.  We relieve educators of the tedious task of grading handwritten essays and searching for tailored resources, freeing them to inspire young minds.   Using advanced AI, Tappy grades essays in seconds and finds personalized resources for each student.  Our mission is to support teachers in their noble work, empowering them with intelligent tools to foster student growth.   Experience the revolution in teaching with Tappy.

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/company/teach-tappy/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/teachtappy/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/teachtappy

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/teachtappy

 

 

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TEN GOVERNMENT STRATEGIES, LLC

As CEO of TEN Government Strategies, LLC, Tom E. Netting advocates before congress, federal agencies, and state governments on behalf of entities seeking to inform and influence the legislative and regulatory process.

With more than 30 years of experience working in government relations and public policy, Tom has established himself as a leader in strategic policy development and advocacy in the fields of higher education and workforce development, elementary and secondary education, healthcare, veterans affairs, and the procurement of federal appropriations.

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TEXTAIM

A cloud based system that allows schools to have one on one text message conversations with current and potential students. Easily start conversations with thousands of students simultaneously.

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TFC CREDIT CORPORATION

For over 40 years, TFC Tuition Financing has provided tuition-financing alternatives. Our programs enable schools to increase cash flow and enrollments while eliminating the difficult tasks of tuition collection, servicing and reporting. NO CREDIT CHECK, N OBLIGATION FEES & NO START UP FEES. TFC Tuition Financing provides all the materials necessary to implement our tuition financing programs at no cost to the school. Our mission is to provide long-term quality service to our clients. The government required TILA disclosures are available on our website for no additional cost to our client school.

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Transfr

Transfr is an emerging leader in virtual reality (VR) based vocational career exploration and pre-apprentice training. Transfr provides hands-on and immersive-simulation training for high growth in-demand careers that give real-world experience in the skills needed for job success, development, and retention. Using a headset, trainees are guided through simulations by a digital coach to engage in career exploration, job training, and practice and assessment use cases.  For more information, please visit https://transfrinc.com/.

Contact information: Charlie Bradley, Regional Workforce Advisor, 202.280.8155

[email protected]

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van Rijn & Associates

van Rijn & Associates, A Professional Accountancy Corporation is a full-service certified public accounting firm offering comprehensive services is accounting, auditing, and taxation, as well as management and consulting services. We specialize in assisting small businesses with accounting, tax, auditing, QuickBooks assistance, and many other business management and consulting services.

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VIAS Campus Management System

VIAS is a cloud-based student information system built by school operators, for school operators. Our campus management system offers customizable solutions for private-sector education institutions, supporting every aspect of the student lifecycle. From Admissions to Student Services, Financial Aid, Accounting, Accreditation Management, and Career Services, our software streamlines operations and boosts efficiency across your campus, allowing you to focus on what matters most – your students.

 

Natalya Ratan

Head of Sales

[email protected]

909-243-3006

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