National Association of Private
Special Education Centers
NAPSEC...is the indispensable
voice and premier resource for the private special education community
Join a Network of Leaders in
Reasons to become a member...
One of the most active and respected DC based nonprofits
Network with over 300 leaders in private special education
National Representation - the VOICE of private special education
Annual Leadership Conference for Executive Directors
Informative web site with timely email updates on critical issues
Free Referral Service - get your program in the NAPSEC Directory
Individual membership service is given promptly & professionally
NAPSEC is the only national association that represents private special education programs. Both its membership services and its legislative agenda are developed to address the needs of the NAPSEC membership.
Each year new services are added and current services are upgraded to ensure that NAPSEC remains an association whose membership is both valuable and useable.
Join today and start taking advantage of these NAPSEC benefits and much more! If you have additional questions regarding NAPSEC Membership, CASA Membership or Affiliate Membership, please contact the NAPSEC office by calling (202) 434-8225 or e-mailing email@example.com
"NAPSEC clearly preserves
and protects private schools as an alternative supported by public
is the one place you can find the most up-to-date information on
educational legislation and its impact on people with disabilities.”
representation has insured that federal legislation recognizes private
schools as part of the continuum of special education."
"Private special education facilities face a great number of challenges and the tremendous amount of support received from other NAPSEC members, as well as NAPSEC staff, is invaluable."
"Participating in the
accreditation process associated with NAPSEC has greatly enhanced
our governance, standards and reputation."
"Belonging to NAPSEC is an
excellent investment. We have gotten back much more than we have given."
"NAPSEC has helped our
state organization deal with local issues.”
"NAPSEC clearly preserves and protects private schools as an alternative supported by public special education. Directors need to ask themselves not "Why should I belong" but rather "Why not?"
members within the previous three year membership period.
The five voluntary categories listed below allow programs to contribute more than the required dues amount to the Association.
* Membership dues can be paid by check and/or credit
card - Visa, American Express and MasterCard accepted. Payment plans for
all dues levels are available - two payments or four payments.
CASA Mission Statement
To assist state associations in facilitating the availability and accessibility of private special education services for children with disabilities through improved advocacy, public policy development, legislative expertise, and association management skills. CASA will provide input and response from the states on public policy and legislation to NAPSEC and assist with membership recruitment for the state associations and NAPSEC. CASA holds a voting position on the NAPSEC Board of Directors.
CASA Membership Dues
dues are based on association budget
$0.00 - $50,000 = $395.00
$50,001-$100,000 = $897.00
$100,001-$200,000 = $1,494.00
$200,001-$300,000 = $2,090.00
$300,001-$400,000 = $2,687.00
$400,001 - and above = $3,285.00
Individuals or businesses who wish to support NAPSEC's mission may join as Affiliate members.
NAPSEC Resource Guide Web Listing
To join as an Affiliate Member online
go to the order form located at Affiliate Join Form
and scroll down to locate "Affiliate Membership"
Private early intervention services, schools, residential therapeutic centers, and
adult living programs serving individuals with disabilities and their families since 1971.