ESM is proud to be associated with these groups
The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) has been serving the career college community since 1982. IAF provides scholarships for education, awards, financial aid information, sector research and faculty training; honors achievement in career education; and supports and promotes the benefits of career colleges to the general public.
The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities is a voluntary membership organization of accredited, private, postsecondary schools, institutes, colleges and universities that provide career-specific educational programs. APSCU has over 1,800 members that educate and support almost two million students each year for employment in over 200 occupational fields.
The Education Marketing Council (EMC) is an information-sharing partnership established in May 2010. EMC's aim is to organize and galvanize the thought leadership in the education field by recognizing and promoting ethical marketing best practices and direct marketing ethics, both in postsecondary education as seen through the best interests of students and their institutions. EMC is dedicated to providing education leadership through insightful and actionable resources that help members market their institutions more effectively while adhering to an established code of ethical standards.
The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is the global community for middle market M&A dealmakers and business leaders focused on driving growth. ACG members have access to data, content and networking opportunities to find the opportunities, capital and knowledge they need to drive and sustain corporate growth. Founded in 1954, ACG has grown to more than 12,000 members organized in 54 chapters throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
The Education Innovation Network at Arizona State University is designed to bring together, in one physical hub and virtual portal, the most innovative companies working on improving education, the intellectual assets of ASU, the greater Phoenix public and private educational K-20 systems and investors of all types – philanthropic, angel, venture capital and large-scale acquirers.
ISTE is globally recognized as the premier partner in advancing educational excellence through innovative learning, teaching, and leadership. ISTE is a diverse worldwide community of educational leaders actively creating a world in which all learners can achieve their creative and intellectual potential.
The LeadsCouncil is an independent association, whose members are companies in the online lead generation space from buyers to sellers, technology solution providers and investment professionals. All members are united in a common goal of promoting best practices and fostering trust regardless of vertical. LeadsCouncil was created by the industry experts and evangelists Jay Weintraub and Dave Wengel whose ongoing mission both through LeadsCon and LeadsCouncil is to increase the size of the market and number of companies who leverage lead generation online.
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) supports the training, diversity, and professional development of financial aid administrators; advocates for public policies and programs that increase student access to and success in postsecondary education; and serves as a forum for communication and collaboration on student financial aid issues.