Affiliations by Division

The Harper College division offices are members of many different associations.  Please refer to the list below as a reference guide.

  • The Early Childhood Laboratory School of Harper College is licensed by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), accredited by National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and ExceleRate Illinois Gold Circle of Quality.
  • Harper's Early Childhood Education AAS degree maintains its' Higher Education Accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Harper College is an Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Credentials Entitled Institution.
  • Registered by the State of Illinois as a Public Accountant Continuing Professional Education Sponsor (CPA classes)
  • Harper College is an Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Credentials Entitled Institution.
  • American Heart Association
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Equipment Depot
  • Ed2Go
  • Health Pro-Heritage
  • Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Illinois Department of Transportation
  • Learning Resources Network (LERN)
  • Sylvan Learning
  • Adult Numeracy Network (ANN)
  • Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate
  • American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH & LA)
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • American Radio Relay League (ARRL)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
  • American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers (ISLET)
  • American Welding Society
  • Association of Graphic Solutions Providers, The (IPA)  
  • Association of Licensed Architects (ALA)
  • Association of Real Estate Educators (AIREE)
  • AutoCAD Users Group International (AUGI)
  • Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE)
  • Coordinators of Community College Architecture Programs (CCCAP)
  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
  • Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, International (FMA)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA)
  • Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE)
  • Flexographic Technical Association (FTA)
  • Graphic Communications Guild (GCG)
  • Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA)
  • Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC)
  • HVACR Education Resources Network (HERN)
  • Idealliance (IDEA)
  • Illinois Adult and Continuing Educators Association (IACEA)
  • Illinois Association of Architecture Instructors
  • Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
  • Illinois Department of Public Health Food Managers Certification
  • Illinois Drafting Educators Association (IDEA)
  • Illinois Fire Chiefs Association (IFCA)
  • Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (IL OSFM)
  • Illinois Paralegal Association
  • Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA)
  • Illinois Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI)
  • Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • Illinois State Police (ISP)
  • Illinois Teachers of ESL and Bilingual Education (ITBE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
  • International Design Educators Council
  • International Food Services Executives Association (IFSEA)
  • International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA)
  • International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA)
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
  • International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI)
  • Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC)
  • Microsoft Imagine
  • Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS)
  • National Association for Developmental Education (NADE)
  • National Association of Legal Assistants
  • National Coalition of Advanced Technical Centers (NCATC)
  • National College Transition Network (NCTN)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • National Fire Academy Alumni Association (NFAAA)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • National Institute for Metalwork Skills (NIMS)
  • National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)
  • National Restaurant Association (NRA)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • North Suburban  Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Northwest Police Academy
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • PIA/GATF – Printing Industries of America (PIA)/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF)
  • Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF)
  • Radio Club of America (RCA)
  • Refrigeration Service Engineer Society (RSES)
  • School Excelling Through National Skills Standards Education (SENSE)
  • Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE)
  • Student Chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi, the National Paralegal Honor Society
  • Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA)
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Tooling-U SME Platinum Education Center
  • United States Fire Administration (USFA)
  • United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • Association of Veteran Education Certifying Officials (AVECO)
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • National Association for College and Admissions Counselors (NACAC)
  • Illinois Association for College and Admissions Counselors (IACAC)
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
  • Illinois Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (IACRAO)
  • National College Testing Association (NCTA)
  • Illinois Community College Admissions and Records Officers Organization (ICCAROO)
  • National Association of Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
  • Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA)
  • Illinois Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (ILASFAA)
  • National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
  • Illinois Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (ILACEP)
  • National Association of Veteran Program Administrators (NAVPAA)
  • Study Illinois
  • AchieveForum: Leadership, Customer Service, Sales Performance
  • Development Dimensions International (DDI): Leadership, Customer Service
  • Six Sigma
  • Blueprint Reading
  • ISO Certifications
  • Communication Skills
  • Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS): ESL, Basic Skills
  • Human Resources; Job Competencies, Performance Management, Culture and Diversity, Organizational Development
  • Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
  • Chicago Area Facilitators Network
  • Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAND)
  • International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INASCL)
  • International Consortium for Social Development (ICSD)
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • National League of Nursing (NLN)
  • North Suburban Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  (NSAND)
  • Northwest Suburban Alliance on Domestic Violence (NWADV)
  • Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH)
  • Teaching Tolerance (Southern Poverty Law Center)
  • American Association for Applied Linguistics
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
  • Association of Departments of English (ADE)
  • Association of Illinois Music Schools (AIMS)
  • Association of International Student Educators (NASFA)
  • Broadcast Education Association
  • Community Colleges for International Development (CCID)
  • Illinois Communication and Theatre Association
  • Illinois Council of Orchestras
  • Illinois Higher Education Art Association (IHEAA)
  • Illinois TESOL/Bilingual Education (ITBE)
  • Illinois Theatre Association
  • Institutional Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, International honor society for two-year institutions; student chapter
  • Intercollegiate Broadcasting System
  • International Reading Association (IRA)
  • International Sculpture Center, University Member (ISC)
  • League of American Orchestras
  • Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Communication Association
  • Network for Intensive English Programs
  • National College Transition Network (NCTN)
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • National Guild of Community Music Schools 
  • Network of Intensive English Programs: Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin
  • Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
  • Society for Linguistic Anthropology 
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • American Academy of Actuaries
  • American Arachnological Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Association of Anatomists
  • American Association of Physics Teachers
  • American Astronomical Society
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Division of Chemical Education
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Council on Exercise (ACE)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • American Kinesiology Association
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • American Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC)
  • American Physical Society
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
  • American Society of Mammalogists
  • American Society of Microbiologists
  • American Sport Education Program (ASEP)
  • American Statistical Association
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Association for the Education of Teachers of Science (AETS)
  • Association of College and University Biology Educators (ACUBE)
  • Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists
  • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
  • Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
  • Astronomical Society of the Pacific
  • Botanical Society of America
  • Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)
  • Chicago Section American Association of Physics Teachers
  • Committee on Chemistry of the Two Year College, Division of Chemical Education, American Chemical Society (2YC3)
  • Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC)
  • Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications, The (COMAP)
  • Ecological Restoration
  • Ecological Society of America
  • EDS PLM Solutions
  • Entomological Society of America (ESA)
  • Explorers Club
  • Geological Society of America
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society
  • Illinois Academy of Science
  • Illinois Association of Chemistry Teachers (IACT)
  • Illinois Association of Community College Biologists
  • Illinois Audubon Society
  • Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM)
  • Illinois Education Association (IEA)
  • Illinois Lake Management Association
  • Illinois Learning Specialist and Development Educators (ILSADE)
  • Illinois Mathematics Association of Community Colleges (IMACC)
  • Illinois Mathematics Teacher Educators (IMTE)
  • Illinois Mycological Association
  • Illinois Native Plant Society
  • Illinois Orchid Society
  • Illinois Ornithological Society
  • Illinois Science Teachers Association (ISTA)
  • Illinois Section America Association of Physics Teachers (ISAAPT)
  • Illinois Section of the Mathematics Association of America (ISMAA)
  • Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Mathematics Association of America (MAA)
  • Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago (MMC)
  • The National Association for Developmental Education (NADE)
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
  • National Association for Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • National Association of Biology Teachers
  • National Association of Rocketry (NAR)
  • National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Natural Areas Association
  • Natural Lands Institute
  • Physics Northwest
  • Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL)
  • Science Education for New Civic Engagement Responsibilities (SENCER)
  • Society for College Science Teachers (SCST)
  • Society of the Directed Energy Directorate
  • Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
  • Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
  • Society for Public Education (SOPHE)
  • STEP UP Physics Together
  • Student Veterans of America (SVA)
  • Tex User's Group (TUG)
  • The Astronomical Society of the Pacific
  • The Coleopterists Society
  • Women in Mathematics Education (WME)
  • Member, American Library Association (ALA)
  • Member, Amigos Library Services
  • Member, Illinois Community Colleges Online (ILCCO)
  • Member, College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Member, Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI)
  • Member, Illinois Library Association (ILA)
  • Member, Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges (NILRC)
  • Member, International Writing Centers Association
  • Member, Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX) Clearinghouse for Library Instruction
  • Member, Midwest Writing Centers Association
  • Member, Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
  • Member, Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems (RAILS)
  • American College Health Association (ACHA)
  • American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)
  • Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA)
  • Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA)
  • Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
  • College Student Educators International (ACPA; formerly known as American College Personnel Association)
  • Entertainment Services Technology Association (ESTA)
  • Event Safety Alliance (ESA)
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Association (GLATA)
  • Illinois Intramural Recreation Sports Association (IIRSA)
  • National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA)
  • National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU)
  • National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS)
  • National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA)
  • National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA)
  • National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA)
  • National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
  • National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA)
  • North Central Community College Conference (N4C)
  • Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education (NASPA; formerly known as National Association for Student Personnel Administrators)
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)
  • United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA)
  • Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
  • Association on Higher Education and Disability
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Academic Advising Association
  • National Assocation of Student Personnel Administrators
  • American College Personnel Association

 

Last Updated: 5/24/22