The Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Schools

The Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Schools (TAICS) and the Tennessee Proprietary Business School Association (TPBSA) are sister agencies representing Tennessee's schools with the legislature and regulatory entities critical to your success including the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation, the legislature, and accrediting commissions.

TAICS facilitates professional growth and development for private career colleges and schools and their students, faculty, and staff.

TPBSA advocates on behalf of career colleges and schools and their students, faculty, and staff. The President of TPBSA is on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation and is the Government Relations Advisor for TAICS.