Accrediting Agencies

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)
7777 Leesburg Pike #314N • Falls Church, VA 22043
www.abhes.org • 703.917.9503 • Fax: 703.917.4109

Council for Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS)
750 First St NE Ste 980 • Washington, DC 20002
www.acics.org • 202.336.6778 • Fax: 202.842.2593

Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET)
1722 N St NW • Washington, DC 20036
www.accet.org • 202.955.1113 • Fax: 202.955.1118

Commission of Career Schools & Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT)
2101 Wilson Blvd Ste 302 • Arlington, VA 22201
www.accsct.org • 703.247.4212 • Fax: 703.247.4533

Council on Occupational Education (COE )
41 Perimeter Center East NE Ste 640 • Atlanta, GA 30346
www.council.org • 800.917.2081 • Fax: 770.396.3790

Education & Training Council (DETC)
1601 18th St NW • Washington, DC 20009
www.detc.org • 202.234.5100 • Fax: 202.332.1386

National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences (NACAS)
4401 Fort Ave Ste 1300 • Alexandria, VA 22302
www.naccas.org • 703.600.7600 • Fax: 703.379.2200

National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
11250 Roger Bacon Dr Ste 21 • Reston, VA 20190
www.nast.arts-accredit.org • 703.437.0700 • Fax: 703.437.6312

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges (COC)
1866 Southern Ln • Decatur, GA 30033
www.sacscoc.org • 404.679.4500 • Fax: 404.679.4558

State Agencies

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)
PO Box 12788 • Austin, TX 78711
www.thecb.state.tx.us • 512.427.6101 • Fax: 512.427.6444

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)Training Provider Certification
https://apps.tn.gov/wiaetpl-app/search.html • 866.256.6333

Court Reporters Certification Board
205 West 14th St Ste 101 • Austin, TX 78701
www.txcourts.gov/jbcc/court-reporters-certification • 512.463.1630 • Fax: 512.463.1117

Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation
920 Colorado • Austin, TX 78701
www.tdlr.texas.gov • 800.943.8922 • Fax: 512.454.0339

Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
333 Guadalupe Tower 3 Ste 460 • Austin, TX 78701
www.bne.state.tx.us • 512.305.7400 • Fax: 512.305.7401

Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS)
1100 West 49th St • Austin, TX 78756-3199
www.dshs.state.tx.us • 888.963.7111

Massage Therapy Licensing
www.dshs.state.tx.us/massage
512.834.6616 • Fax: 512.834.6677

Care Practitioner Licensing
www.dshs.state.tx.us/respiratory
512.834.6632 • Fax: 512.834.6677

Department of Human Services Medication Aide and Nurse Aide Credentialing
701 W 51st • PO Box 149030 • Austin, TX 78751
512.438.3011 • Fax: 512.438.4747

Federal Agencies

U. S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave SW • Washington, DC 20202
www.ed.gov • 202.377.4301 • Fax: 317.257.2098

Local Career College Associations

Metroplex Association of Career Schools
Chris Benner, Director of Career Services, Le Cordon Bleu School of Culinary Arts

The Metroplex Association of Career Schools is an organization that represents a number of degree-granting and non-degree granting colleges and schools in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Texas Workforce Commission

Workforce Commission (TWC) Career Schools & Colleges Section
101 East 15th St • Austin, TX 78778
www.twc.state.tx.us • 512.936.3100 • Fax: 512.936.3111

Larry Temple, Executive Director
larry.temple@twc.state.tx.us

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Other Organizations

Imagine America Foundation
1101 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 901 • Washington, DC 20036

The Imagine America Foundation provides scholarships for education with a focus on career schools. Find the best scholarships for education today.
Scholarships for Education: www.imagine-america.org/ • 202.336.6800