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 Partners Program

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 listed below.

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

Platinum members

Champion College Services

McGraw-Hill Education

Pearson Education

Williams Kastner

Gold members


Associate members

American Medical Technologists

College Performance Partners

Educational Computer Systems Inc.

Enrollment Resources

Gragg Advertising

Great Exposure Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc


Max Knowledge, Inc.

National Center for Competency Testing

National Healthcareer Association

Partners Financial Services, Inc.

TFC Credit Corporation

Vector Careers

Platinum Members

8443 154th Avenue NE
Redmond WA, 98052

800-860-9560 is a full-service creative and digital advertising agency specializing in generating leads and enrollments. Recognized by Google as an Engage All-Star Agency, uses the most sophisticated technology and micro-targeting techniques to deliver uncommon results.

Champion College Services

Champion College Services

4600 S. Mill Avenue, Suite 180
Tempe, AZ 85282
800-761-7376 or 480-947-7375

CHAMPION COLLEGE SERVICES, a respected advocate for higher education since 1989, delivers unrivaled results. Our tenured clients’ CDR rates dropped 7.1% from FY2008 to FY2009! Our diversified portfolio of results-driven services includes borrower education, financial literacy, debt management and default prevention; customizable surveys for Insight into students, alumni, employers, placement verification, and gainful employment measures; skip tracing; audits; appeals; and consulting. Our unique software-as-a-service, APEXsrm, offers transparency and technology for Independence (you do it all), Alliance (we do it together), and Assurance (we do it all) options to meet your needs and overcome your challenges. Champion, on behalf of school clients, upholds its mission to be a mentor for developing healthy life skills for our student customers that create and maintain self-esteem and self-worth.

McGraw Hill

McGraw-Hill Career College Division

8900 Keystone Crossing, Suite 950
Indianapolis, IN 46240-7649
314-439-6754 (fax)
McGraw-Hill Education is a global leader in educational materials and professional information. With offices in more than 30 countries and publications in more than 40 languages, the McGraw-Hill Education develops products that influence people's lives, throughout their lives, from preschool through career. The scope of our operations, the quality of our editorial product, and the pace at which we are developing new media to fulfill our customers' information requirements are increasing. Wherever in the world you are, whatever in the world you need to know, The McGraw-Hill Companies is there, keeping the world up to speed.

McGraw-Hill is excited to support your goals through all of our disciplines: Allied Health, Business, Computer Education, Electronics, Engineering, and General Education. From traditional textbooks, to E-books to course cartridges for your course management system. McGraw-Hill delivers complete classroom solutions based on your needs.

Microsoft and McGraw-Hill have an exclusive partnership with Microsoft Learning and the Microsoft Internet Academy program offering educators a world class dimension in authoritative teaching and learning tools. McGraw-Hill is your provider of the Microsoft Official Academic Course materials.

We invite you to visit our online catalog at


Pearson Education

1 Lake Street
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
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 Thank you for your business and we look forward to contributing to your continued success.


Williams Kastner

601 Union ST, Ste 4100
Seattle, WA 98101
With offices in Seattle, Tacoma and Portland, Williams Kastner has been serving clients in the Northwest since 1929. Their Education Law practice team has the experience, resources and knowledge to provide legal services in the areas of risk management, litigation, labor and employment, personnel policies, codes, domestic and international transactions, business planning, regulatory compliance, management of documents and electronically stored information and collections.

Gold Members



3000 Northup Way, Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98004
Clifton Larson Allen 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.

Associate Members


American Medical Technologists (AMT)

10700 W. Higgins Road, Suite 150
Rosemont, IL 60018

American Medical Technologists (AMT) is a recognized certification agency for allied health professionals, including Medical Assistants, Phlebotomists, Medical Administrative Specialists, Dental Assistants, Medical Laboratory Technicians, and Allied Health Instructors. In existence since 1939, AMT is also a membership association, providing continuing education and other services to over 50,000 members.

College Performance Partners

1605 SE 240th ST, Suite 208
Kent, WA 98031

We know that hiring the right individual is one of the single most important things you can do to ensure your college's success. We find top performers! We’re a team of college professionals with extensive experience. We’ve led successful marketing and admissions teams, innovated and launched new educational programs, hired and trained scores of top performing individuals, and led troubled schools back to full enrollment. As a team, we present our clients with a formidable capacity to effect change and achieve results. We work with post-secondary institutions that want and need to grow and prosper.

For more information contact Kelly Alston at 503-477-4179
or visit

Educational Comuter Systems Inc.

181 Montour Run Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Educational Computer Systems Inc. (ECSI) is a proven performer and respected leader in the Higher Education industry. We provide a full range of customizable solutions in support of the entire life cycle of higher education and post-graduation, including Student Loan Servicing, Delinquency Services, Refund Services, Tuition Payment Plans, Electronic Billing and Payment, Tax Document Services, and Business Outsourcing. Founded in 1972, ECSI has established itself as the leading provider and partner for Colleges and Universities nationwide. With 40 years of experience, ECSI currently services over 1,400 Colleges and Universities offering a full suite of intuitive and cost effective solutions.

Enrollment Resources

Enrollment Resources

1096 Goldstream Ave
Victoria, British Colombia, Canada V9B 2Y5
250-743-8371 fax
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


Gragg Advertising

450 – 4th Street, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-931-2227 fax
Gragg Advertising is a full-service direct response marketing company with a focus in online technology. In addition to traditional advertising services such as creative design, media buying and online marketing, we’ve also developed a series of tools to help you better refine your lead flow process and fill your classrooms with more students. We combine traditional branding strategy with proven direct response marketing tactics in order to create advertising that is both memorable and measurable.


Great Exposure, Inc

2207 – 1010 Richards St.
Vancouver, BC Canada, V6B 1G2
Tel: 604.608.2461
Fax: 604.608.2462

Great Exposure has specialized in creating highly effective customized Education Marketing and Student Recruitment solutions for the Higher Ed sector since 1998.  In the last 15 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 enrollment tool, or more effectively connecting with the 25-40% of your visitors that are using mobile devices, please visit see our design portfolio that includes some of our work

If your focus is a school management system, we should talk.  CampusLogin is the most advanced recruiting system 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.

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.

Henry Schein

Henry Shein, Inc

135 Duryea Rd
Melville, NY 11747
Henry Schein, Inc., is the largest distributor of healthcare products and services to medical, dental and veterinary office-based practitioners. Now more than ever, healthcare providers require specialized products and services to operate their practices efficiently. We offer an extensive selection of dental supplies, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, equipment, software technology, and much more. Our portfolio of practice solutions is designed to support our customers and to successfully meet their business goals and achieve optimal patient satisfaction.