What are the benefits of being a CAPPS member school?
Let us prove to you that your yearly CAPPS membership is an investment
in the future of private postsecondary education.
Legislation: We represent you! CAPPS is the voice of the sector in California. CAPPS’ staff, lobbyists, and legal counsel influence, support, or actively oppose bills that are introduced annually in the state legislature that affect you. Along with our political action committee, the Independent Coalition of Educators Political Action Committee (ICEPAC) we help you protect your rights to operate your school in a business-like manner.
Public Relations: Expand your reach. Our sector changes thousands of lives for the better every year. CAPPS is engaged in bringing the very positive stories of our member schools to the Governor, the Legislature, the media and the general public. CAPPS’ member schools are featured in press releases, electronic updates, and other media formats. Your membership provides opportunities to talk about your Institutional activities in new and exciting ways.
Direct Institutional Help: Have an expert in your corner. Whether a state law compliance issue or an educational decision to add a branch or a new program, CAPPS is here to offer expert advice and assistance. Or we can assist you in finding the qualified expert that you need to resolve your issues.
Sector Information: Stay up to date on what matters to our sector. Member schools receive timely information regarding member updates, workshop and seminar announcements, and information on local, state, and federal issues that affect the education sector and our members.
Access to our Member Portal: You won't miss a thing. Stay updated and access past events and relevant information with archived webinars, workshop and conference presentations, BPPE critical document templates (SPFS, Enrollment Agreement), and more!
Member Referrals: Find the right person for the job, the first time. CAPPS provides referrals to qualified consultants and sector professionals, such as attorneys, educational consultants, publishers, human resource companies, financing companies, certified public accountants, and other firms that specialize in working with private postsecondary schools.
Continuing Education: Advance your team's skills and earn CEU credits. CAPPS provides professional continuing education units in accordance with State requirements for all employees of proprietary schools—covering legal issues, financial aid, admissions topics, placements and retention matters, owner and director issues, teacher training and a host of other topics important to the development of your organization.
Scholarships: Leave a legacy. The Memorial Scholarship Program provides Private Career Schools with the opportunity to give back to their local community and receive well-deserved recognition.
By joining CAPPS today you help ensure that our staff and lobbyists are working on the issues that directly affect you.
While CAPPS works on behalf of all proprietary schools in California, our resources are limited, and those issues that we focus on are dictated by our member’s concerns. By joining now you can help direct CAPPS’ priorities.