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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.

Admissions Workshop
  Getting Back to What Makes Us Great!
We work in an amazing field which transforms the lives of future professionals every day! Now is the time to get back to basics and remind ourselves WHY we stay committed to changing students’ lives.  
Whether you’re a school owner, executive leader, novice or master level admissions professional this workshop offers immediate, result-producing strategies to inject into your admissions strategy!

During this all-day event you’ll learn:

·         The best approach to connecting and communicating with today’s student
·         The importance of creating a culture of service – Remember why we do what we do
·         Best methods for scheduling more admissions appointments and increasing show-rates.
·         Strategies for promoting action – Enrolling more students
·         Methods for transforming obstacles and objections into opportunity
·         Best practices for securing your start
·        How to enroll more referrals
·        How to reach with more prospective students once they’ve inquired

This workshop will be presented by Matthew Schmoker, President/CEO of Legacy Admissions Solutions – Learn more about Legacy by visiting;

October 6, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Summit Salon Academy – 3702 S. Fife Street – Tacoma, WA
$119 per person; $95 per person 2 or more from one school
Call or email to register:  360-338-8763

Coree Ferrell Visits West Coast Training
Coree at West Coast Training







Coree Ferrell, in her  role of Washington Member Services Administrator, has visited with a number of members.  At West Coast Training in Woodland, a school that trains students on heavy equipment, Coree had the opportunity to run a front loader (seen here) and operate a crane.

Northwest Career Colleges Federation
48th Annual Conference Recap

Grace Wo, a graduate from the Medical Assisting program at Everest Institute, Tigard, Oregon, was awarded 2017 Graduate of the Year at the conference.

Jim Bernacki, instructor with Divers Institute of Technology, Seattle, was awarded 2017 Instructor of the Year at the annual conference.