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Advocating for quality
career and technical education

Closing America’s Skills Gap
one graduate at a time
Schools that teach
tomorrow’s workforce
Not all higher education
looks the same
Students following
their career passions
Career education includes
more than just a book
Education aligned
to the workforce
Training for jobs
that are in demand
Imagine life without
skilled technicians and labor
Careers that
make a difference
Programs for both traditional
and nontraditional students
Schools focused
on student outcomes
Schools teaching skills
that help build communities
Challenging students
to exceed
The world is moving faster every day:
Flexible and adaptive education
helps keep pace.

The Importance of
Career Education

Importance of Career Education

Today’s economy demands a better educated workforce than ever before, and jobs in this new economy require more complex knowledge and skills than the jobs of the past.

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for you

Advocating for you

We serve our members and associate members as the voice in the political and social landscape of career colleges and schools, and private school administrators.

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Services &

Education Resources

Having the right tools at your fingertips is critical in getting ahead, whether you are a student researching possible education paths or a school in need of products or services.

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Our advocacy services and the results they produce are free. We rely on donations and our members in order to keep pace in an ever evolving environment.

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Member Schools

All-State Career
Altoona Beauty School
ASPIRA City College
Automotive Training Center
Aviation Institute of Maintenance
Barber Styling Institute
Beaver Falls Beauty Academy
Bella Capelli Academy
Berks Technical Institute
Bidwell Training Center
Blackstone Career Institute
Bucks Co. School of Beauty Culture
Butler Beauty Academy
Contemporary Health Care Institute
Community Kitchen
Cortiva Institute-PA School of Muscle Therapy
Cortiva Institute
Dawn Career Institute
Douglas Education Center
Empire Education Group
Education and Technology Institute
Erie Institute of Technology
Fortis Institute
Grabber School of Hair Design
Great Lakes Institute of Technology
Hope Center for Arts & Technology
Jean Madeline Aveda Institute
Kittanning Beauty Academy
Lancaster School of Cosmetology
Lansdale School of Cosmetology
Laurel College of Technology
Laurel Technical Institute
Lincoln Technical Institute
LP Modern Beauty Academy
McCann School of Business & Technology
Metro Beauty Academy
Modern Male Barber Academy
National Center for Arts and Technology
New Castle Beauty Academy
New Castle School of Trades
Noe' Noonan School of Cosmetology
North American Trade School – Baltimore
Omega Studios
Orleans Technical College
Penn Commercial
Pennsylvania Gunsmith School
Philadelphia Training Technicians Institute
PennCo Tech
Pennsylvania Petroleum Association
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
PITC Institute
Pittsburgh School of Massage
Premier Barber Institute
Prism Career Institute
Queen Beauty Institute
Rosedale Technical College
Shears Cosmetology Training
Smith and Solomon Truck Driving
South Hills School of Business & Technology
The Beauty Institute
The Salon Professional Academy Altoona
The Salon Professional Academy Washington, DC
Triangle Tech
United Career Institute
Universal Technical Institute
Valley College
Venus Beauty Academy
Vet Tech Institute
Welder Training & Testing Institute
YTI Career Institute

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Associate Members

Advance 360
American Medical Certification Association
Alvarez & Mendoza CPAs
The Burmax Company, Inc.
Campus Cloud Services’
Case Sabatini
Clean Air Council
Colling Media
Crown Brush
Cyanna Education Services
Duane Morris LLC
Educational Compliance Management (ECM)
Enrollment Boosters
Enrollment Resources
Esyoh, LLC
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Financial Aid Services & Genesis SMS
Global Financial Aid Services
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Gragg Advertising
Johannesen, Benham & Bellas
Keystone Displays
Maynard, Cooper & Gale LLC
Maynard, Cooper & Gale LLC
McClintock & Associates, P.C.
McGraw-Hill Education
National Center for Competency Testing
National Center for Construction Education and Research
Oozle Media, Inc.
Paradigm Education Services
Paramount Capital Group
Platinum Educational Group
Pocket Nurse
Post-Secondary Education Consultant and Admin Solutions (PECAAS)
Prosper U
Qnity for Schools
RDAssociates, Inc.
Rouse Frets White Goss
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
SST Accountants & Consultants
STARS Campus Solutions
Student Educational Assistance Foundation
TFC Tuition Financing
TJS Deemer Dana
Tuition Options
Universal Companies
Wilke & Associates, LLP
2021 MAACS Annual Conference


Get Ready for this Years Conference!

July 23 – 25, 2024

The Westin Annapolis
Annapolis, MD

The MAACS Annual Conference is one of the largest post-secondary career school conferences in the country and annually welcomes several hundred school owners, directors, administrators staff and exhibitors from Pennsylvania and across the country. We hope to see you there!