Frequently Asked Questions

Career Schools Private Education Network

CSPEN’s mission is to provide post-secondary educational institutions with access to resources and information designed to assist the institutional community in achieving compliance with state and federal legislative requirements and regulatory requirements and supporting students futures through the promotion of student access, completion, and successful entry into the occupational discipline and career of each student’s choosing.

CSPEN helps to achieve this mission by providing an array of tools, including publication and dissemination of the latest news and events at federal and targeted state levels, presentation of innovative webinars, videos, and thought-provoking blogs, as well as direct access to leading experts in curriculum development, student support services, financial literacy, and more.

Here are a few frequently asked questions about CSPEN:

How do I become a member with CSPEN?

At CSPEN everyone is welcome, you do not have to be a member to participate in our active exchange of information.

Thank you for your support of CSPEN! Simply visit our donation page and the QR Code will take you directly to PayPal to make your donation. You can also contact Jeri about your donation.

Yes, CSPEN is a 501(c)3 charitable organization recognized by the IRS.

CSPEN’s registered name is Central States Private Education Network, but does business as Career Schools Private Education Network. We are transitioning to the second name as paperwork is processed.

It’s simple. Email Jeri or Jeanine with your request to be added to the email list.

Exhibiting space at CSPEN events is limited. Please contact Jeri about exhibiting opportunities.

Please contact Tom or Jeri for vetting of information and scheduling.

Please contact Jeri for complete information on participating at the Annual Conference.

Registration refunds are determined on a case by case basis. All refund requests must be submitted 30 days in advance of the event.

CSPEN and CECU are separate entities, both representing schools nationwide.