Related Agencies & Associations

ABHE collaborates with the following organizations who exercise leadership in fostering professional excellence in their respective spheres. We recommend that our members take advantage of their membership opportunities, services, and resources.

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

Founded in 1910, AACRAO is one of the nation’s oldest and largest higher education associations and the recognized authority on student admissions, academic records and enrollment services.  AACRAO is a member-driven association shaped and directed by over 11,000 higher education professionals who represent more than 2,600 institutions in 40 countries.

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The mission of ABACC is to improve the standard of business management in schools of Christian Higher Education by providing professional development, networking and mutual support to their business leadership.

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Association of Christian Librarians

Association of Christian Librarians

The Association of Christian Librarians is a professional organization committed to strengthening libraries through professional development of evangelical librarians, scholarship, and spiritual encouragement for service in higher education.

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Association for Christians in Student Development

Association for Christians in Student Development

The mission of the Association for Christians in Student Development is to equip and challenge members to infuse their Christian faith into student development practice and scholarship.

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Council for Higher Education Accreditation

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of
3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.

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Christian Higher Education Canada

Christian Higher Education Canada

CHEC’s mission 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.

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Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

CCCU’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth.

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Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

ECFA enhances trust in Christ-centered churches and ministries by establishing and applying Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™ to accredited organizations.

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Evangelical Training Association

Evangelical Training Association

ETA’s passion is to advance higher standards in Christian education. We provide programs, materials, and services to help you develop skilled teachers and ministry leaders to effectively serve the local church.

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Grigsby Government Relations

Grigsby Government Relations

Helping organizations that serve people in need at home and abroad is our passion. Helping organizations achieve their objectives with the Federal Government is our mission.

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International Council for Evangelical Theological Education

International Council for Evangelical Theological Education

ICETE is a global community, sponsored by nine regional associations of theological schools, to enable international interaction and collaboration among all those concerned for the enhancement of evangelical theological education worldwide.

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National Association of Evangelicals

National Association of Evangelicals

Since 1942, the National Association of Evangelicals has spoken as a united voice for millions of American evangelicals who take the Bible seriously and believe in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. The voice of NAE is clearer, stronger and more broadly heard now than ever before. The Association represents more than 45,000 local churches from 40 different denominations and serves a constituency of millions.

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National Christian College Athletic Association

National Christian College Athletic Association

The National Christian College Athletic Association, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit association, was incorporated to provide a Christian-based organization that functions uniquely as a national and international agency for the promotion of outreach and ministry, and for the maintenance, enhancement, and promotion of intercollegiate athletic competition with a Christian perspective.

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North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals

North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals

NACCAP 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. NACCAP strives to advance enrollment in Christian higher education through administering the National Christian College Fairs. Over 130 fairs are hosted globally each year to bring students and Christian institutions together.

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National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities

National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities

The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) serves as the unified national voice of private nonprofit higher education. Since 1976, the association has represented this subset of American colleges and universities on policy issues with the federal government, such as those affecting student aid, taxation, and government regulation. Today, through new communication technologies, an improved governance structure, and increased member participation, NAICU has become an even more effective and respected participant in the political process.  The NAICU staff meets with policymakers, tracks campus trends, conducts research, analyzes higher education issues, publishes information, helps coordinate state-level activities, and advises members of legislative and regulatory developments with potential impact on their institutions.

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Professional and Organizational Development Network

Professional and Organizational Development Network

The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education is devoted to improving teaching and learning in higher education. Founded in 1975, POD provides its members with personal and academic relationships that are essential for professional growth Central to POD’s philosophy is lifelong, holistic, personal, and professional learning, growth, and change for the higher education community.

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State Higher Education Officers Association

State Higher Education Officers Association

SHEEO Enables state policy leaders to improve higher education through peer collaboration.

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WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies

WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies

WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) accelerates the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in higher education.

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