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Institution located outside of the USA

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Which institutions located outside of the USA are eligible for membership under this category? 

Secondary 

Institution and staff who are employed by the member institution and staff employed by a member-eligible institution whose primary work includes assisting students as they transition from secondary to postsecondary institutions. 

Membership fee is based on staff size.

Additional options for your staff to join 

Secondary Individual Associate (Nonvoting) $125

Secondary Individual (Voting) $225

Secondary counseling professional whose member-eligible institution has not joined NACAC.

Postsecondary

Accredited, not-for-profit institution and staff who are employed by the member institution and staff employed by a member-eligible institution whose primary work includes assisting students as they transition from secondary to postsecondary or between postsecondary institutions. 

Membership fee is based on staff size.

Additional options for your staff to join 

Postsecondary Individual Associate (Nonvoting) $125

Postsecondary Individual (Voting) $225

Admission professional whose member-eligible institution has not joined NACAC.

Membership Eligibility Requirements 

Secondary

Institutions located outside the US must provide documentation affirming their qualifications for membership in one of three ways.  

  •  A school representative must attest that the school offers a curriculum that results in a high school diploma or comparable credential. In addition, the school must provide documentation from the ministry of education or other official entity proving that the school is recognized by its country’s government. 

  • NACAC must be able to obtain written verification regarding the validity of the school fromEducationUSA, the US Department of State, or an equivalent source. 

  • Submit a link to a government website (translated in English) that affirms the school offers a curriculum that results in a high school diploma or comparable credential

Postsecondary 

Not-for-profit postsecondary degree-granting institutions regionally or nationally accredited in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Board of Directors.

  • Institutions located in the US (including international schools) must be accredited by an educational accrediting agency.

  • Institutions located outside the US must provide written documentation from the ministry of education or other official entity proving that the school is not-for-profit and is recognized by its country’s government or appears on a government website.

Please note:

  • All professional staff should be included on your membership roster. Professional staff are defined as counseling staff who are employed by a secondary institution whose primary work includes working with students as they transition from secondary to postsecondary institutions. Part-time, seasonal, or clerical staff are not required to be included in the institutional membership. 
     
  • Institutions may include part-time, seasonal, or clerical staff as members, but including those individuals in addition to the required members may result in the institution paying additional dues.  

Designate a primary contact to be responsible for organizational compliance, accountability, and membership. 

 

 

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