Become a partner

It’s easy—and rewarding—to become an Industry Preferred Partner of the Northwest Career Colleges Federation. Join the outstanding vendors, service providers and professional organizations who have partnered with the Northwest Career Colleges Federation.

What's new

The Careers That Work! Scholarship program makes available five $1000 scholarships to every high school – public and private – in Oregon, Washington and Idaho to award to graduating seniors headed to one of the NWCCF participating member colleges. This includes alternative high schools and skill centers. High schools select the recipients.

Did you know?

The first recorded private "venture" school opened in 1705 in Colonial America, the first business college opened in Washington in 1886 and Perry Technical Institute opened in 1941, making it the oldest, continuously operating private career college in Washington.

2015 Annual Conference

May 14-15, 2015
Double Tree Suites
Seattle, Washington
Conference Information


ACICS workshop
May 13, 2015
Double Tree Suites
Seattle, Washington

The NWCCF is now accepting proposals for breakout sessions during the 2015 Annual Conference.  The Form for Breakout Proposal must be submitted by February 15, 2015.


Listen to Our Veteran Students

Discuss Why They Chose a Private Career School

Veterans are turning to NWCCF member schools and colleges to obtain skills to re-enter the civilian workplace. Take a moment and listen to just a few students talk about their choice of education and plans for the future.