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.

Industry Partner Members

Support those that support the Northwest Career Colleges Federation!  The companies shown below are members of the NWCCF.  Turn first to these Solution Providers – Helping drive your success strategy forward.

To learn more about membership categories and benefits, contact us today.

Platinum Members

Bigfin.com

CampusLogin & Great Exposure, Inc.

Logical Position

Gold Members

Associate Members

American Medical Certification Association

Burmax

Champion College Services

CliftonLarsonAllen

Climb Credit, Inc.

CourseKey

Cyanna

Enrollment Resources

Farouk Systems, Inc.

Federation of State Massage Therapy Board

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher

JVH Technical, LLC

Max Knowledge, Inc

McGraw Hill Education

National Center for Competency Testing

Partners Financial

TFC Credit Corporation

Platinum Members

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Bigfin.com

8443 154th Avenue NE
Redmond WA, 98052
800-860-9560

www.bigfin.com

info@bigfin.com

Bigfin.com is a full-service creative and digital advertising agency specializing in generating leads and enrollments. Recognized by Google as an Engage All-Star Agency, Bigfin.com uses the most sophisticated technology and micro-targeting techniques to deliver uncommon results.

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CampusLogin/Great Exposure

Toronto Vancouver Phoenix Seattle
T: 888.608.2461
C: 416.930.9275
http://greatexposure.com
http://campuslogin.com

Great Exposure has specialized in creating highly effective and proven Education Marketing and Student Recruitment solutions for private colleges and universities since 1998.  In the past 19 years we have worked with over 1000 colleges and universities and accumulated a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share with our clients.

Whether your interest is in redesigning your website as a better recruitment tool or more effectively connecting with the +60% of your visitors that are using mobile devices, we would love to show you our design portfolio that includes our high-performing websites.  If your focus is a school management system, we should talk.

CampusLogin
 is simply the most advanced marketing and recruiting tool on the market. Let’s have a conversation about your needs, take a tour of our system, and put you in touch with school owners and senior administrators who can share their experience. CampusLogin is guaranteed to increase your enrollments.

Great Exposure is different:  we specialize in the private post-secondary sector, and provide the solutions and stand by them rather than make recommendations.  We are a partner, not a vendor, and look forward to partnering with you. I look forward to chatting with you about your unique needs.
Saj Butt, VP and Managing Partner, saj@greatexposure.com.

 

 

 

 

TT:  866.608.1184
https://www.logicalposition.com/

Logical Position is a digital marketing agency providing ecommerce brands with custom solutions in Paid Search and Shopping, Social Media Advertising, SEO, web design and more. As a Premier Google Partner Award Winner, the 2018 Bing Channel Partner of the Year, and Facebook Marketing Partner, the agency is committed to delivering the latest strategies and technologies with complete transparency. Headquartered in Lake Oswego, OR, Logical Position has eight locations and server nearly 5,000 clients globally.

 

Gold Members

Associate Members

amca
194 Route 46 East
Fairfield, NJ 07004
888.960.2622
www.AMCAexams.com

The AMCA was established in 2010 with a vision of enhancing the allied healthcare industry by providing national certification exams that validate the knowledge and expertise of professionals in this field.  The AMCA collaborates and actively participates in the allied healthcare industry to serve as a support network for allied healthcare professionals. On October 8, 2015, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) accreditation to the Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs. NCCA is the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence.  AMCA joins an elite group of more than 120 organizations representing over 270 programs that have received and maintained NCCA accreditation.

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The Burmax Company
28 Barretts Avenue
Holtsville, NY 11742
800.645.5118
www.theburmaxcompany

Burmax is an industry leader in providing schools with the professional salon quality tools and equipment they need for students at competitive prices. This family-owned and operated business has been partnering with schools since 1948. With over 9,000 items from the top brands in the industry, Burmax provides its customers with an easy, one-stop shopping experience. You will find everything for Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology and Barbering. The Burmax dedicated sales consultants offer personal service and customized solutions for your school. Whether you are looking for everyday supplies or customized student kits, Burmax can quickly provide you with everything you need.

 

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Champion College Services

7776 S. Pointe Parkway West #250
Phoenix, AZ 85044
800-761-7376 or 480-947-7375

www.championcollegeservices.com 
info@championcollegeservices.com

CHAMPION COLLEGE SERVICES, respected advocate for higher education since 1989, understands the value of preserving positive supportive relationships between students and their educational institutions. Our NEW Default Is Lame campaign is designed to evoke emotions that drive borrower behaviors to achieve successful student loan repayment. For an affordable monthly fee, we provide support for enrolled students through the first three years after they leave school that includes awareness posters, business cards, preloaded flash drives and life skills classes, plus iGrad courses, tools and more! Each of these strategically developed benefits combines wonderfully with advances of software and reporting, our time-proven default prevention strategies, and our core resources that have delivered quality results for schools since 1989. Our expert customer service representatives consistently reach students at crucial moments in their student loan lifecycle and provide highly individualized mentoring for students to make wise financial choices. As a result, from our inception through today, the schools Champion has partnered with consistently enjoy a deeper and more holistic understanding of default prevention, the exceptional CDR rates we’ve worked together to achieve, and the positive impact that we have on student lives. We also offer APEXsrm (SAAS) for those schools doing in-house default prevention.

 

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CliftonLarsonAllen

3000 Northup Way, Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98004
425-828-9420
www.cliftonlarsonallen.com

CliftonLarsonAllen offers a wide array of professional services. These include financial statements, tax planning and preparation, accounting systems consulting, business valuations and estate planning. We have provided financial statement audits, SFA attestations, and other services to the private school industry for 15 years. We continuously maintain our expertise on SFA related issues, and also on accounting and tax issues that are of particular relevance to our school clients. We emphasize that an effective system of international controls is a school’s best insurance against compliance deficiencies. We work with our clients to help develop and maintain strong international control systems within their organizations.

Climb Credit, Inc.
Contact: Tracey Hildreth
https://climbcredit.com

Climb provides accessible, affordable loans to attend these schools-which will improve students’ earning potential. Our vision is to improve the alignment of school motivations with student career and salary goals to ensure that our students see a tangible, life-changing impact from their education. Climb believes education is an investment and should be treated that way- with tuition allocated appropriately and the expectation that is will deliver a return through career and salary growth. We identify, assess, and partner with schools offering the knowledge and skills required for jobs with strong earning potential in today’s economy. We then provide accessible, affordable loans to attend these schools-which will improve students’ earning potential. In addition to paying for your tuition and evaluating our partner schools, we can offer student the following: Quick decisions, so you can start your education. *Fixed interest rates starting at 6.5%. *No pre-payment penalty. *Fast, friendly, and responsive student support. *A simple, secure, online account through which you can upload documents, view your status, and take action on your application

 

 

 

CourseKey
Contact: Jackson Batchelder

Creating Paper Free Learning Environments


CourseKey’s cloud-based solutions are designed for your institution to achieve a paperless live-learning environment. Neither an LMS nor an SIS, CourseKey is locations-based Learning Intelligence Platform. We enable your institution to leverage the mobile devices students already bring to class – smartphones, tablets, and laptops – to automatically capture and collect attendance data, assess student digitally through observational assessments, and provide analytics on campus, instructor, and student performance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cyanna Education Services
PO Box 177
Granville, OH 43023
888-845-2634
www.cyanna.com

At Cyanna, we’ve seen how education can transform lives.  And we’re committed to be a fundamental part of delivering education to everyone.  We serve educators and related regulatory agencies in four key areas:  Licensing, compliance, and accreditation consulting; curriculum licensing and development; software licensing and development; and branding and marketing.

Enrollment Resources

Enrollment Resources

1096 Goldstream Ave
Victoria, British Colombia, Canada V9B 2Y5
250-391-9494
http://www.enrollmentresources.com/

Enrollment Resources helps Career Colleges and Trade Schools increase enrollment without having to increase budgets by identifying the under performing areas in your marketing—typically advertising, admissions, and lead conversion—and reallocating resources to get better performance.

You may have heard of the 50/5 rule, where 50% of your effort gets 5% of your results. We can help you identify the underperforming 50% and reinvest it in strategies and activities that will get you significantly better return on your marketing dollar.

We offer four main services:

  • Advertising and Admissions Optimization
  • Lead conversion programs
  • Lead generation
  • Mystery shopping
  • Tenant Representation—Local & National Representation

All our programs are based real-world strategies and best-practices of top schools and have been proven to deliver financial results for clients.

 

 

 

WELCOME TO FAROUK SYSTEMS INC.
Find us at https://farouk.com

Farouk Systems, Inc. is a Houston-based company of hairdressers for hairdressers, known for manufacturing high-quality professional hair care products under the industry-leading brands CHI®, BioSilk®, and SunGlitz®. The company was founded in 1986 by Farouk Shami, a hairdresser whose mission is to provide the professional beauty industry with the most advanced American technology based upon “Environment, Education, and Innovation”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FSMTB Federation of State Massage Therapy Board
Contact: Kevin Snedden
https://www.fsmtb.org

FSMTB is a not-for-profit organization comprised of state regulatory boards and agencies that regulate the massage therapy profession. FSMTB’s mission is to support its Member Boards in their work to ensure that the practice of massage therapy is provided to the public in a safe and effective manner. As one of the many services provided to the Member Boards, FSMTB administers the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).

 

 

 

 

 

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Contact: Jim Walsh
http://www.g-w.com


Experts in Career and Technical Education, Goodheart-Willcox delivers authoritative content for teaching and learning success. Learn more about new digital learning solutions, textbooks, and instructor resources at www.g-w.com.

Together, We Build Careers!

JVH Technical, LLC
4334 130th Pl SE
Bellevue, WA 98086
425.643.7323
http://www.jvhtech.com/

JVH Technical is an authorized EPSON value-added ProFocus reseller as well as Canon, EFI, ColorByte, Wasatch, Onyx, Seal, Canson, Hahnemühle, and Moab.  JVH offers service beyond what most faceless Internet box-movers provide.   Virtually all our business is done by reputation and by reference.  Click on Why buy to see what else sets us apart from all those other guys.

 

MaxKnowledge

3943 Irvine Blvd #262
Irvine, CA 92602
888-626-2407
http://www.maxknowledge.com/

MaxKnowledge is the leading provider of online employee training solutions for career education institutions. From faculty development to management and staff training, MaxKnowledge has become the continuing education hub for college and university personnel. Thousands of institutions use MaxKnowledge to meet the professional development needs of their academic and administrative staff and CEUs are awarded. Operational training areas include admissions, career services, financial aid and compliance. There is also large selection of free tutorials in soft skills areas such as communications, management, leadership, creativity and innovation. The NWCCF Online Training Center (www.nwtraining.org) is powered by MaxKnowledge.

 

 

 

 


McGraw Hill Education
Contact: Cindy Grohman
https://www.mheducation.com


At McGraw-Hill, we’re about learning. It’s embedded in our DNA. We know that the passion to learn is personal. Education opens doorways and creates new opportunities. When you are passionate about learning, the possibilities are endless. Our vision is to unlock the full potential of each learning. Our mission is to accelerate learning. We accomplish this by creating intuitive, engaging, efficient, and effective learning experiences-grounded in research. We’re helping create a brighter future for students worldwide by applying our deep understanding of how learning happens and how the mind develops. Leaning science is the key.

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National Center for Competency Testing
7007 College Blvd, Suite 385
Overland Park, KS 66211
913-498-1000
www.ncctinc.com

NCCT is an allied health certifying agency that works in partnership with quality academic programs. Our certifications provide credentials that help in job placement and meet many state certification requirements.

 

 

 

 

Partners Financial Services, Inc.
Contact: Sean M. Martin
314.681.5156
https://www.partners-mo.com

Partners Financial Services, Inc. holds a unique position in the billing and collection of student accounts receivable. Before we became Partners, our executive team handled all aspects of finance and student receivables for one of the largest transportation school groups in the country. We were incorporated in 1993 as Partners Financial Services, and students’ receivables has remained our passion and our primary market since that time. We have purchased school loans, assisted schools in setting up house credit portfolios, and collected on drop student and defaulted repurchased contracts. PFS has lived your business, we understand your hurdles with student receivables and offer our experiences, understanding, and passion to your schools.

 

 

Pearson

Pearson Education

1 Lake Street
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
800-635-1579

www.pearsoned.com/

Pearson Education is pleased to support your goals through the educational publishers we represent. As your partner, the Pearson Education family of companies represents the world’s leading career education content. We put our vast capabilities to work for you to deliver complete classroom solutions in the media and format that is appropriate for your institution and student population.

From Allied Health, to Computing and Information Technology, Electronics, Business, Automotive, Construction, Criminal Justice, and General Education, our products are supported by leading edge and easy to use technology that adds value to the classroom experience and is consistent and reliable.

You know us by our Pearson-branded imprints of Prentice Hall, Addison Wesley, Benjamin Cummings, Longman, and Pearson Custom Publishing. Each of these publishers offers proven content, trusted authors, expertise in customization, and unparalleled instructor support materials. We invite you to visit our online catalog at pearsoned.com. Thank you for your business and we look forward to contributing to your continued success.

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TFC Credit Corporation

2010 Crow Canyon Place, Suite 300
San Ramon, CA 94583
800.832.5626
http://www.tfccredit.com/

With more than 35 years of successful student tuition financing experience, TFC Credit Corporation thoroughly understands the needs and strategies of schools. We have managed the student tuition receivables of over 2500 schools and take pride in our industry-wide reputation for professional excellence.

TFC provides the professional servicing required to efficient and effectively manage your student loan receivables.   Our TFC Advanced Cash Program generates “Upfront Cash” to your school while professionally managing your accounts.