By joining NIPSA, you and your school:
Are recognized as
being associated with NIPSA, an organization that is
accredited by the National Council for Private Schools
Become part of a
dynamic national organization representing only
proprietary schools and their interests.
Become associated with
schools that value professionalism and subscribe to high
standards of operation, including the NIPSA Code of
Ethics governing proprietary school management.
Gain a voice in
national councils where educational policy is formed.
Are kept abreast of
the latest developments that affect proprietary schools:
pending legislation, laws and procedures affecting
accounting, taxes, insurance, personnel practices, and
other areas of operation. NIPSA keeps you up-to-date via
newsletters, educational conferences, and regional
Have opportunities to
talk with other proprietors face to face and share
challenges and successful ideas. Attending our annual
conferences and regional meetings not only gives you
fresh perspective, but also fresh enthusiasm.
Participate in NIPSA's
professional development programs on curriculum,
educational materials, finance, public relations,
student recruitment, personnel management, and other
topics - and you help set the agenda. NIPSA also engages
professionals of national caliber to share their
expertise with you.
Have input into
shaping NIPSA programs, services, and policies, for we
not only value your participation, but your counsel as
Benefits of accreditation to your school are:
Involvement in a
national organization assisting owner operated schools
and establishing standards of credibility and
Mentoring in the
self-study and evaluation process by fellow
professionals and representatives from peer schools,
helping to better your school.
An outside team of
evaluators that attest to your students' parents and the
community as a whole, the quality and professionalism of
Ability to issue I-20
Student Visas without a full review of the entire
curriculum due to NIPSA's recognition by the United
States Departments of Education and Homeland Security.
An indication to other
schools, colleges and education interest groups of your
commitment to standards.
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