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FAPSC FOCUS E-Flash June 24, 09
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FAPSC Annual Awards

Recognize someone for their hard work and dedication to our sector.  Nominate a colleague today!

Click on the award of interest for details and to download a nomination form:

Admissions Administrator of the Year

Education Administrator of the Year

The Rickie Knobel Financial Aid
Administrator of the Year

The Gail Benjamin Student Services Administrator of the Year

Graduate of the Year - Degree Granting Institution

Graduate of the Year - Non-Degree Granting Institution

College/School of the Year

Contact Katie Allan with any questions regarding the FAPSC annual awards program at

FAPSC Professional Membership

FAPSC offers an individual Professional Membership that is open to all employees of a FAPSC school or associate member.  This membership was designed to help keep your entire staff in direct communication with FAPSC.  Download an application today!

FAPSC Board of Directors

William Polmear, President

Wayne Slater, President Elect

Don Slayter, Immediate Past President

Dean Bartness, Secretary

Janis Schoonmaker, Treasurer

Jorge Alfonso
Mayralisa Arbelo
Arthur Benjamin
Nancy Bradley
Peter Crocitto
Joe Hardiman
Walt Kirby
Al McCloy
Ernesto Perez
Randy Proto
Brian Quirk
Melissa Wade
Claire Walker
Linda Weldon 

FAPSC Executive Staff

Kathy Mizereck, Executive Director
Wanda Taylor, Deputy Executive Director/Member Services
Katie Allan, Executive Assistant

Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges  

FAPSC provides leadership, support and advocacy for quality career education. 



Associate Member "Hot" Links

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The Jay Lambeth Memorial Golf Tournament - Register Today!

Don't delay!  Register today for the Jay Lambeth Memorial Golf Tournament, Tuesday, July 28th at the infamous Blue Monster, Doral, FL.  This is a shot gun start tournament at 9:00 AM and is $175 per person. Save $25 and build your foursome for only $675.

Network with our sponsor Lead Advantage, and on the course with your colleagues while honoring one of FAPSC favorite golfers, Jay Lambeth.

To register, click here.

The Blue Monster, home of the World Golf Championships-CA Championship, has hosted prestigious PGA TOUR events for the past 45 years. In fact, virtually every great name in golf has had a moment of glorious personal triumph on this world-class track and FAPSC wants your name to be added to the list.  Golfers won't find a more challenging or spectacular golf course. The Blue Monster features long fairways, undulating greens, a deep Bermuda rough and a unique assortment of water hazards. The famous 18th hole, with its signature fountain, was ranked by GOLF Magazine as one of the Top 100 Golf Holes in the World.

When: July 28, 2009

Time: 9:00 a.m. (Shot Gun Start)

Where: The Doral Golf and Resort
4400 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33178

Click Here for complete driving directions (PDF)

Cost: $175.00 per person or $675.00  per foursome (Includes: Green fees, cart fees, forecaddie fees, beverage cart, and awards luncheon.)

Online Registration form available. Click Here

Click Here to download a Blue Monster Score Card (PDF)

Click Here to download a Doral Golf Brochure (PDF) 


"Workshops & Flip Flops" July 28-31!

July 1st ends early registration to attend FAPSC 53rd annual conference.  The conference will take place July 28-31, 2009 at the Fontainebleau in trendy Miami, Florida.  Only 3 miles from South Beach. 

To register, click here

Workshops & Flip Flops will prove to be one of the best educational and networking conferences to date.  Don't miss out!


Getting to Know: Kathy Mizereck

Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, Executive Director

Favorite book: Mama Makes Up Her Mind ( And Other Dangers of Southern Living) - Bailey White

Favorite movie:  Remember the Titans

Favorite music or musician: The Eagles

Favorite quote: "If you lay down with dogs, you get up with fleas." My Mother

Someone you admire in the school profession and why?  All our fabulous FAPSC volunteers - from Board Members to Past Presidents to Committees to helping hands at conferences...because they make this job fun, enlightening and energizing.

Region Update

Get more active with your region by logging onto FAPSC Forum.

When you login you will see that all eight regions have a link where they can begin discussions with other FAPSC members.  This is a great way to stay connected with your peers and post questions for group discussions.

This is your forum!  As always, FAPSC consistently looks for ways to keep its members connected and ahead of the curve.


Schoolblender brought to you by Gragg Advertising

Schoolblender is the newest social networking site brought to you by our friends at Gragg Advertising.  FAPSC invites you to join this new community.

Join School Blender today! 


FAPSC Calendar of Events

Visit our calendar on our website by using this link frequently as events are added daily.

July 2009

Jul 27 -  Commission for Independent Education Meeting
Orlando Marriott, Lake Mary

Jul 28 - The Jay Lambeth Memorial Golf Tournament
Doral, FL (The Blue Monster)
Jul 29 -31-FAPSC 2009 Annual Conference/Expo
Fontainebleau, Miami Beach 


It's Not Too Late to Sign up, Sponsor and Exhibit at Annual Conference

Conference sponsorships are vital to the success of our Annual Conference.  They allow FAPSC to keep registration costs low while still offering amazing education and networking opportunities. If you have not already signed up to sponsor or exhibit at this year's annual conference you may do so until June 30, 2009.

Download information by clicking on this link.

Please help us thank the following sponsors for their generosity and continued support of FAPSC.

Big Kahuna Sponsor



 Beachcomber Sponsor

Waverider Sponsor

Parasail Partners

American Medical Technologists

Campus Management Corporation

Campus Real Estate Solutions - NEW FAPSC MEMBER

Celsius Marketing Interactive

Gragg Advertising

Messer, Caparello & Self, P.A.

McGraw Hill - Career College Division 

Student Resource Services, LLC

The National Center for Competency Testing



Other Industry News

Posted are "links" to news relating to our sector that may be of interest to you

FAPSC Member Stenier Education Group Noted in Oprah Magazine- July 2009- Check out item # 7

"ACICS Letter to Secretary Duncan re: Negotaited Rule Making"

P.S. Check the website frequently for the latest information.






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