TAICEP seeks and forges strategic alliances that further strengthen our profession.  TAICEP has established alliances with the following:


American International Recruitment Council

Alliance since July 2019



The American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership association recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission as a Standards Development Organization (SDO).

  • AIRC was founded in 2008 by senior U.S. education leaders to safeguard the interests of both international students and enrolling institutions through the promotion of ethical, standards-based international recruitment strategies.
  • The only professional education membership association focused solely on issues relating to international student recruitment
  • The only provider of independent certification of recruitment agencies based on a rigorous accreditation model
  •  AIRC’s members work together to establish quality standards for international student placement in the United States.


American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

Alliance since July 2019


AACRAO is a non-profit, voluntary, professional association of more than 11,000 higher education professionals who represent approximately 2,600 institutions in more than 40 countries. Its mission is to provide professional development, guidelines, and voluntary standards to be used by higher education officials regarding the best practices in records management, admissions, enrollment management, administrative information technology, and student services. AACRAO represents institutions in every part of the higher education community, from large public institutions to small, private liberal arts colleges. 

The association promotes the well-being and advancement of professionals in the higher education community by engaging members in the collaborative pursuit of excellence in admissions, registration, and enrollment services. The association provides relevant programs, professional development tools, and information resources necessary to chart the course for professional success.

Click here to see how TAICEP and AACRAO are collaborating.



The Council of International Schools

Alliance since July 2019


The Council of International Schools (CIS) is a membership community committed to high quality international education.  Our CIS community includes more than 1300 institutions – 736 schools and 618 colleges and universities representing 116 countries.  As a global non-profit membership organization, CIS provides services to primary and secondary schools, higher education institutions and individuals that share a desire to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to pursue their lives as global citizens; and a commitment to high quality international education.




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