American Schools Association was founded in 1914. Since that time the organization has been involved with individuals, business/industry, and educational institutions regarding all matters of education.
It has served as a scholarship administrator for a national professional sports association, overseeing the awarding of scholarships on a national basis. In 1974, Simon and Schuster published its Directory of College Transfer Information.
Since 1991, the organization has been involved with developing and marketing continuing education on a home-study basis. These courses are available for several professional areas, including nursing, rehabilitation, certified counselors, substance abuse counselors, social workers and marriage and family counselors (CA). It also markets seven rehabilitation training video tapes.
The association is approved by the internal revenue service as a 501 (c) (3), not-for-profit organization and is eligible for tax deductible contributions to the extent allowed by law.
It is the policy of American Schools Association not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, academic or economic disadvantage or disability.