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CCO strives to promote the interests of its membership with a strong voice and strong support. Members enjoy the following benefits:


CCO Awards 2018: Outstanding Graduate in Applied Arts
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2020-2021 Board of Directors

BRANTFORD, ON Oct. 26, 2020 – Career Colleges Ontario is proud to announce its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The new Board was elected during the Annual […]

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  • CCO builds relationships with government officials and attends government events to foster support for the career college sector
  • CCO meets regularly with the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to seek resolutions to issues affecting the career college sector and career college students
  • CCO meets with senior officials from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities regularly to raise emerging issues of concern and provide feedback from the sector
  • CCO submits recommendations to the government on policy that impacts the career college sector and its students
  • CCO advocates on behalf of individual members where appropriate

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  • Joining CCO gives career colleges access to services from both Career Colleges Ontario and the National Association of Career Colleges
  • Transcript storage service for private career colleges and their students at a reduced rate
  • Financial Aid Office for processing OSAP applications on behalf of its members and their students
  • CCO sponsors information and emergency meetings for the sector as needed
  • Access to updates and information to stay up to date on matters that impact your businesses
  • CCO organizes an annual provincial conference to provide opportunities for career college owners/managers/staff to network, attend information sessions, and participate in professional development sessions
  • Listed in CCO’s directory of members on its website and an online portal with resources for students
  • Access to discounted continuing education through our online training centre

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  • CCO actively fields enquiries about the career college sector from potential students, students, parents, counselors, agencies, bureaucrats, MPPs, and the media
  • A network for career colleges to share information and best practices in relation to the successful delivery of relevant programs of study

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Discounts offered to CCO Members:

  • Members save 15% on HRdownloads™ Human Resources services
  • St Andrews Direct offers exclusive core insurance packages to CCO members
  • CCO members receive specially priced offers on printing and sign products from Sterling Marking Solutions
Click here to download a membership
application kit or contact our Accounts/Membership Officer, Dena Stuart,
at (519) 752-2124 ext. 200 for further information.

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