Our Association

 Join a Network of Leaders
in Special Education!

Reasons to
a member...

One of the most active and respected DC based nonprofits

 Network with over 300 leaders in private special education

 National Representation - the VOICE of private special education

Annual Leadership Conference for Executive Directors

Informative web site with timely email updates on critical issues

 Free Referral Service - get your program in the NAPSEC Directory

 Individual membership service is given promptly & professionally

NAPSEC is the only national association that represents private special education programs. Both its membership services and its legislative agenda are developed to address the needs of the NAPSEC membership.

Join today and start taking advantage of these NAPSEC benefits and much more! If you have additional questions regarding NAPSEC Membership, CASA Membership or Affiliate Membership, please contact the NAPSEC office by calling (202) 434-8225 or emailing napsec@napsec.org .


Benefits & Services 

First Year Dues - Half Price!
Your first year of NAPSEC membership is half the regular dues price. Dues are based on your program's education program budget. This offer is not valid for schools that were NAPSEC members in the three years prior to rejoining.

The NAPSEC Membership year is from September 1 -  August 31

Individualized Membership Service

Call NAPSEC anytime with any request. You receive a timely and professional response!

National Representation
NAPSEC serves as your voice on Capitol Hill and with the U.S. Government agencies that impact private special education.

Washington Update 
You will receive emails on a regular basis to keep you up to date on issues impacting private special education. Emails include both legislative and regulatory updates, along with articles of interest and member news.

Free Referral Service
Reach thousands of parents and professionals who use the NAPSEC membership referral database to find an appropriate private special education placement for their child or client.

NCASES Accreditation
The National Commission for the Accreditation of Special Education Services offers an accreditation process that welcomes diversity and recognizes the importance of evaluating services based on purposes and objectives. Go to www.ncases.org for more information on how to prepare for your NCASES Accreditation.

Outcomes Data & Analysis
Member programs participate in yearly outcomes survey. Data is compiled and analyzed. Results are shared with Congress, Federal Agencies and the Special Education Community. They are also posted on our web site. 

Membership Directory
Promote your program in the NAPSEC Directory. This publication is on the NAPSEC web site and is updated regularly to ensure that your most recent program information is available to the public.

Where better to network with your colleagues than at NAPSEC Annual Leadership Conference held in January and at the Legislative Day held in Washington, DC the first Thursday of May.

Research Service
Let NAPSEC save you time and energy by searching the Internet for the information you need. Simply call the NAPSEC office and let us know what you are looking for, and we will find it for you quickly.

Advertise Your Products!
Does your program have products for sale? Do you have trainings to advertise or a publication to sell? You can advertise your program’s products or services on the NAPSEC Market Place. 

Networking with Colleagues
Develop professional relationships with your colleagues in the private special education sector. No need to reinvent the wheel, benefit from others' knowledge and ideas, and make friends at the same time! View the NAPSEC Networking Directory to see a list of current members with direct links for easy contact!

Job Listing Web Site
Post notices for job openings at your program on the NAPSEC web site. The site is linked to over 500 directories, giving NAPSEC members the maximum exposure possible on the Internet.

Washington, DC Office
Not only are we located close to Capitol Hill so we can keep an eye on Congress, we have an office space for you to utilize whenever you come to town. Just let us know and you can have a place to work and relax in between meetings! 

Savings associated with your Membership!

Reduced Conference Registration Rates
For members at the NAPSEC Annual Leadership Conference and the NAPSEC Legislative Conference.

Council Connections
Are you throwing away your precious resources? Get those same products at a lower cost! Council Connection, a free group purchasing organization and affiliate of Premier, offers a comprehensive cost reduction program for educational organizations to help focus resources, increase savings and reduce staff time - spend less and serve more! Contract portfolio: foodservice distribution and services; furniture, beds, furnishings; janitorial-housekeeping supplies; laundry chemicals and equipment; linen products and services; maintenance & facilities products; medical nutritional products and equipment; medical surgical supplies & distribution; office supplies, equipment, furniture; computers, printers, copiers, scanners; physical therapy products; and telecommunications.

Discounts from Staples Business Advantage
Save an average of 60% off list price on 4,000 of the most frequently used items in the "Unbelievably Low Prices" preprinted catalog by enrolling your program with Staples Business Advantage. Upon account set up, Welcome Kits will be distributed, which will include the Staples Business Advantage Full Line Catalog, specialty catalogs, and other pertinent ordering information.

Teacher-Teachers. Com
NAPSEC has partnered with Teachers-Teachers.com to bring education's most powerful recruitment service to our members. With Teachers-Teachers.com, you can market your vacancies to thousands of certified special educators nationwide to find the best teachers for your program. As a member of Teachers-Teachers.com you can post an unlimited number of positions and hire an unlimited number of teachers for one low annual fee. NAPSEC Members receive a 10% discount on membership!

Liability Insurance
Take advantage of the NAPSEC insurance program to make sure you are receiving the best rate possible on your insurance needs. NAPSEC's insurance program is managed by Partlow Insurance, Inc. www.partlowinsurance.com 1-888-925-4378.

Discounts on Furniture
Take advantage of exclusive discounts from This End Up Furniture Company. www.thisendup.com. 


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