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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

Wayne Slater, President

Janis Schoonmaker, President Elect

William Polmear, Immediate Past President

Arthur Benjamin, Secretary

Dean Bartness, Treasurer

Jorge Alfonso
Nancy Bradley
Peter Crocitto
Joe Hardiman
Walt Kirby
Al McCloy
Ernesto Perez
Randy Proto
Brian Quirk
Mitch Talenfeld
Don Slayter
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. 


Start the New Year with a new member benefit

Looking for innovative learning options to reach your students? Pearson Learning Solutions is now offering Online and Hybrid Courses in Business, Criminal Justice, General Education, Medical Assistant, Medical Insurance Billing and Coding, and Paralegal/ Legal Assistant. If you are currently offering or were looking to expand your curriculum in the following fields than CourseConnect™ just might be worth a look.

For detailed information about CourseConnect™ please download the Person Learning Solutions CourseConnect™complete Online Education Connection packet by clicking here.  To download specific course information click on the course title below.

Criminal Justice
General Education
Medical Assistant
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding
Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Pearson Learning Solutions is offering FAPSC school members a 10% discount off their normal price per course.  (Discount does not apply to books.  Schools can not combine this offer with any other discounts they may already receive with Person Learning Solutions.)

Register to attend FAPSC Central Florida Conference

Register today to attend FAPSC 2010 Central Florida Conference.  This year's program, Fraternity of Learners will not disappoint.

Hear from your colleagues regarding compliance issues, overcoming admissions road blocks, curriculum enhancements, workforce boards and you, financial aid updates, new teaching techniques, and much, much more!  Session details coming to the website soon, so be certain to check back. 

Don’t forget! Book your rooms at the Westin Lake Mary North Orlando by February 8th to receive the FAPSC special reservation rate.     

Use this link to begin the registration process and to find out how to book your hotel room.

2010 Sponsorships now available

Associate members, it’s time to see what benefits FAPSC can bring to your business in 2010!  This year we are celebrating our “Fraternity of Learners” through our Continuing Education Conference series. 

Sponsorship registration is now available on the FAPSC website.  Start your new year off right by participating in the FAPSC Central Conference in Lake Mary. 

Make your decision today to become part of the elite group of the 2010 Pledge Class.  

Sign up now to participate in FAPSC Adult Grant Program

FAPSC is happy to announce its Adult Grant Program.  This program was set in place to assist the adult learner that wants to attend one of our FAPSC member schools. If you would like more information about how your school can participate please click to read more.

FAPSC High School and G.E.D. Scholarship program now under way

FAPSC is now accepting applications for its 2010 scholarship program. 

Over 500 scholarships ranging from $1,000, $5,000 and Full Tuition are available to those who qualify. Deadline to submit applications is March 12, 2010. Read more.

New Online Training Classes now posted

FAPSC Online Training Center has posted it's featured eCourse and Free Tutorial for the month of January on our website.  Click here to get stared.

Florida Department of Education Developing New Career and Technical Education Standards

The Florida DOE is engaged in a comprehensive project to review and redesign curriculum frameworks for career and technical education.  Dubbed the “Next Generation Occupational Standards for Career and Technical Education,” the project is led by a Steering Committee.  Workgroups have been formed for each of the 16 occupational clusters and Kathy Mizereck, FAPSC Executive Director, has been invited to participate in Steering Committee meetings.  We appreciate the opportunity to work with our public school colleagues, business and industry and have invited DOE staff to present on the standards at our Administrator Central Conference on February 25, 2010.

For more information, check out this link on the DOE web site:


Have a question?  How about posting your question to your colleagues through FAPSC Forum? This forum is regionally structured so you can discuss concerns that affect your region with others right in your network. 

Click here to get started FAPSC Forum

Upcoming Events

ACICS One Day Accrediation Workshop
ACICS will be hosting a one day accrediation workshop on January 15, 2010 in Orlando, FL. Read more.

ACCSC holds Accreditation Workshop
ACCSC will be hosting an accreditation workshop on January 21 - 22, 2010 in San Diego, CA. Read more.

CIE meets in January
The Commission for Independent Education will meet at the Orlando Marriott in Lake Mary, FL. Read more.

Register to attend ABHES 7th Annual Conference
ABHES 7th Annual National Conference on Allied Health Education is scheduled for February 10-12, 2010 at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  Read more. 

FAPSC Day has been scheduled
FAPSC will hosts it's annual FAPSC day event at Florida's Capitol February 15-16, 2010.  Read more.

FAPSC Central Florida Conference - Save the Date
FAPSC has scheduled its Central Florida Conference February 25-26, 2009 at the Westin Lake Mary, North Orlando. Read more. 

Other Industry News

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

Q & A with Renee Herzing, President, Herzing University- Today's Campus Online

90 percent of parents choose their kids' colleges on the web - Today's Campus Online

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