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FAPSC 2010 Sponsors

 Alpha Sponsor

Delta Sponsor


Epsilon Sponsor

Theta Sponsor


Sigma Sponsor


Would you like to be featured here? Click here to view sponsorship packages!

Must See Links!


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
Audrey Kaplan
Walt Kirby
Al McCloy
Ernesto Perez
Randy Proto
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. 




FAPSC PAC members are working for YOU!

We are proud to recognize those schools that have joined the PAC for 2010, and encourage all of you to consider becoming members.  The PAC dues are used to support candidates that support us – Florida’s private postsecondary schools.  Over the last two years we have made much progress in the state Legislature, and we are continuing to tell our story to Representatives, Senators, and regulatory bodies.  Please join me in thanking this year’s new PAC members.

ATI Career Training Center – Miami

Concorde Career Institute –Tampa

Dade Medical College – Homstead

Everest Institute – Ft. Lauderdale

Herzing University – Orlando

Nursing Unlimted Health Career Training School – Miami Gardens

Southern Career College – Jacksonville

Technical Career Institute – Miami

WyoTech – Ormond Beach

In addition, I want to recognize the Eagle members of the PAC.  Their commitment, willingness to work together, and generous dues contributions have helped us have a unified voice and definite impact on the issues that affect YOUR business.

2010 Eagle PAC Members
ATI Schools and Colleges

Concorde Career Colleges

Dade Medical College

Daytona College

DeVry University

Education Affiliates

Everest University

Florida Career College

Full Sail University

Keiser University

Meridian Career Institute

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

Pearson Education

Rasmussen College

Sunstate Academy

Ultimate Medical Academy

Registration to exhibit at FAPSC 2010 Annual Conference is now open for exhibitors!

Calling all associate members!  Are you interested in getting your new products and services out in front of school owners, directors and faculty members in the career college sector?  If so, then you will want to register to exhibit at FAPSC 2010 Annual conference.  This year's event will be held at The Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa, Hollywood, FL on July 14-16th.  Exhibit hall space is limited. Register early and secure your space today!!! Click here to get started.

If you have any questions regarding exhibiting at this year conference don't hesitate to call the FAPSC office at (850) 577-3133 or email

Upcoming Events

April 2010

07-09 The Florida Boad of Nursing will meet at the Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Airport. Read more.

May 2010

25 - The FAPSC Board of Directors Meeting/ Committee meetings. Read more.

26- The Commission for Independent Education will met at the Mission Inn Resort & Club. Read more.

June 2010

09-11 Career College Association Annual Convention and Exposition. Read more.

09-12 The Florida Board of Nursing will meet at the Hyatt Regency Riverfont, Jacksonville, FL. Read more.

21-22 ACCSC - Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges will host an Accreditation Workshop in Arlington, VA. Read more.

Welcome New Members  

School Members

American Institute College of Health Professions- Celebration

Career Learning Institute – Ft. Lauderdale

Concorde Career Institute – Orlando

Dade Medical College- Hollywood

Everest University Online- Tampa

Florida Institute of Hypnotherapy – Gainesville

Florida Institute of Recording, Sound and Technology, Inc.- Orlando

Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers- Miami Beach

ITSM Academy, Inc. – Ft. Lauderdale

ITT Technical Institute – Fort Myers

ITT Technical Institute - Tallahassee

Meridian Career Institute - Tampa

Remington College of Nursing- Lake Mary

Remington College – Online- Heathrow

Sanford Brown Institute- Orlando

Associate Members
Corrigan Education Consultants, Inc. (Consulting Services, curriculum development, and teacher training)

National Safety Commission (Online Traffic School Provider)

Remilon, LLC (Lead Generation)

Smart Horizons Career Online Education (Online HS Diploma/Career Certificate/Private School District)

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal (Attorneys)

The Higher Education Assistance Group (HEAG)- Financial Aid consulting

UNISA, Inc. (Unfunded tuition gap & AR management)

Virco, Inc.(School, Office furniture)

FAPSC Board Welcomes Audrey Kaplan

Please welcome the newest board member, Audrey Kaplan with Florida Career College.  Audrey will fill the remainder of the term vacated by Brian Quirk's resignation. 

We thank Brian for his services and dedication, and wish him the best. 

 Other Industry News

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

Sun Sentinel article on career colleges: "condescending" and "insulting."

How Students Fare at For-Profits - Inside Higher Ed, April 1, 2010

Growing for-profit colleges enrich Southwest Florida

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




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