DENVER, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TopSchool, a leading SaaS provider of Student Lifecycle Management (SLM) solutions for higher education, is sponsoring the Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators (PAPSA) awards reception at its 2012 Annual Conference. The awards honor the accomplishments and progress of its member institutions, as well as their faculty and students.
"We are thrilled to support PAPSA's recognition of the stellar work that is being done in the private sector space," said Justin McMorrow, Chief Customer Officer and co-founder of TopSchool, and past PAPSA presenter. "All of the recipients are making tremendous contributions in moving the industry forward, from the colleges and universities that are working hard to make a difference in students' lives to the students themselves who are proof that success is attainable through career education."
The PAPSA awards include the following:
- Community Service Award: recognizes schools that exemplify the leadership and dedication needed in solving community problems through innovation, student involvement and community impact
- Outstanding Instructor Award: acknowledges instructors whose techniques and innovations best respond to student needs based on their effectiveness, originality, professional achievements and recommendations
- Hall of Fame Award: recognizes, at the state level, those graduates of PAPSA schools who are role models and inspire students and faculty through their personal success and achievement, contributions to the field, career success, and community service
- Distinguished Career School Graduate: awards individuals who have overcome significant challenges to attain their education or job
The 2012 PAPSA Annual Conference takes place July 25th and 26th at the Sheraton Four Points in Cranberry, PA. The conference features sessions in Admissions, Marketing, Administration, Career Services and Education.
PAPSA represents the more than 320 private career colleges and schools in the Commonwealth before the legislature, state agencies and professional associations. PAPSA is the only association representing all for-profit colleges and schools in Pennsylvania.
TopSchool (www.topschoolinc.com) built the first SaaS student administrative system in higher education to address the key aspects of the student lifecycle. The company's Student Lifecycle Management (SLM) system goes beyond the capabilities of traditional college student information systems, and includes a customizable student portal, easy-to-use CRM and SIS components, and an intelligent reporting suite. Schools can easily manage all student information from recruitment and retention through career placement in a central location, supporting students through enrollment, admissions, academics, finance and career services. TopSchool gives student-centric institutions more control and flexibility in the way they manage student data, empowering them to drive growth, reduce costs and meet accountability requirements.