CHEC AND NACCAP INK COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT, UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE FAIRS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Dundas, Ontario – February 27, 2012 - CHEC (Christian Higher Education Canada) and NACCAP (North American Coalition of Christian Admissions Personnel) are pleased to announce that they have signed a new cooperative agreement with a goal to raise awareness of the value of Christian higher education in Canada through recruitment fairs and to increase the effectiveness of our student recruitment personnel by providing professional development opportunities. "Working with CHEC," indicated Chant Thompson, executive director of NACCAP, "better enables us to fulfill our mission of serving Christian education across North America."

The agreement was approved by both boards of trustees at their February meetings which will allow the planning for the upcoming fall 2012 recruitment fairs to begin in the coming weeks. "We look forward to working with NACCAP to take student recruitment for CHEC member institutions to a new level," said Dr Justin Cooper, executive director of CHEC.

More information about the fairs, as well as professional development opportunities will be announced as plans unfold.

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For more information or an interview contact: Justin Cooper, Executive Director
Christian Higher Education Canada
905.627.4540
jcooper@checanada.ca

Chant Thompson, Executive Director
North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals
260.356.5211
chant@naccap.org

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CHEC (Christian Higher Education Canada, Inc) is a non-profit association of Christ-centred higher education institutions, based in Dundas, Ontario. Members include 32 fully accredited, degree-granting institutions representing a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate Christian higher education within Canada, and serving over 17,000 students. The mission of CHEC is to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of Christian higher education at member schools, including, fostering institutional cooperation, and to raise public awareness of the value of Christian Higher Education in Canada. Christian Higher Education Canada, Inc. qualifies for tax-exempt status as a registered charity under paragraph 149(1)(f) of the Income Tax Act. View our current websites and initiatives at www.checanada.ca and www.checusout.ca.

NACCAP is a non-profit organization based in Huntington, Indiana and is comprised of admissions and guidance personnel from over 300 Christian high schools, liberal arts colleges and universities, Bible colleges, graduate schools and seminaries throughout North America. The mission of NACCAP is to be a leading and innovative organization recognized for effectively serving and engaging its members by providing vital professional development and initiatives that champion the cause for Christian Education. View our current website at  www.naccap.orghttp://www.nccf.us/ and http://www.cucf.ca/.