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January 2012 Professional Development is now at your fingertips:

The Maryland Association of Private Colleges and Career Schools Newsletter

In this issue:

2012 MAPCSS Annual Scholarship Progam

The 2012 MAPCCS Annual Scholarship Program is in full swing. Nearly 1,000 scholarship applications have been sent out to Maryland High Schools and participating member schools. Over $250,000.00 in scholarship awards will be presented by member schools in May 2012. Annual Scholarship Awards Night location will be announced soon.


Ed Gillespie

American Beauty Academy

Vice President
Matt Daly
North American Trade School

Antonio S. daRosa

Fortis Institute

Harmon's Beauty School

Past President
Beth Hepler

Baltimore School of Massage


Frank Russell
H&R Block Tax Services


Jeannie Schwartz
Baltimore School of Massage

Robert Johnson

Everest Institute

Lois Carrigan

Broadcasting Institute of Maryland

Chad Muse

ITT Technical Institute

If you are interested in volunteering your time and experience as a committee chairman or member or any other position for MAPCCS, please contact MAPCCS at 410-282-4012.



Welcome to MAPCCS 2012, Please read all about what MAPCCS has been doing for its' members during the last few months!


Over 160 people attended the Annual Conference held on December 1 & 2, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Timonium Maryland. This year there were 17 vendors in attendance who showcased their products throughout the day.

Some of this years speakers were Liz McKay of GlobalTrain, Nat Alston of the Horizons Group, Stanley Freeman of Powers Pyles Sutter & Vervilel, Lisa Olmedo of Gragg Advertising and Karen Koelemeyer of ITT Technical Institute. 

We even had a delegation of 16 faculty and staff from career colleges and schools based in China attend as guest.

The 2012 MAPCCS Annual Conference is scheduled for December 6 & 7, 2012. Remember in order to receive great discounted registration rates, you must be a MAPCCS member in good standing. We look forward to seeing you in 2012!

New Members

Hair Academy II

ITT Technical Institute-Owings Mills

ITT Technical Institute-Hanover

Sans Institute

New Associtate member

Dunlap, Grubb & Weaver
Leesburg, Virginia