Member Benefits

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    We’re the only association dedicated exclusively to advancing the interests of career colleges and schools in Ohio and Michigan. We act on behalf of our members in three key areas:

    1. Advocacy
    OMACCS is the collective voice speaking out on legislative and regulatory issues that matter to you.

    Direct contact with state licensing boards, accrediting commissions, and state and regional professional agencies
    Providing up-to-the-minute information to the Ohio and Michigan General Assemblies, Ohio Board of Regents, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), U.S. Dept. of Education, and Ohio and Michigan employers
    Retained lobbyist to expand our access to Ohio and Michigan policy makers
    Washington, D.C. representation through OMACCS’ affiliation with CECU

    2. Professional development
    OMACCS professional development programs expose you to best practices and build skills. Members enjoy significant program fee discounts.

    Conferences, workshop and seminars for administrators, faculty, admissions representatives, and placement specialists
    Valuable networking events to raise your profile and make connections
    Free tutorial, online webinars, professionally presented by leading educational publishers
    Self-paced online training courses, granting CEUs

    3. Outreach programs promoting career education
    OMACCS protects and promotes the success of all proprietary colleges and schools in Ohio and Michigan.

    Legislative Scholarship Program for high school graduates
    Workforce Tuition Scholarships for students at career colleges and schools
    Outreach on your behalf to high school guidance counselors
    Commissioned research studies on the contributions of career colleges and schools to our workforce
    Media outreach to tell the public about your contributions to an educated workforce