Inspection in the Spot Light
and Media Articles on Home Inspection
Selects Kaplan Professional Schools as First Classroom
Chicago, IL, June 17, 2004
Chicago, IL, June 17, 2004 - Kaplan Professional Schools
(Kaplan), the leading provider of home inspection training, today
announced that it has entered into a joint marketing agreement
with the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), the largest
professional association for home inspectors in North America.
the terms of the agreement, Kaplan's Enhanced Home Inspection
Course will be offered through ASHI's School of Home Inspection,
a collective group of educational opportunities for aspiring
and veteran home inspectors. Kaplan, with locations in eight
states, will serve as the first ASHI-endorsed classroom education
superior training will play a critical role in ASHI's School
of Home Inspection, filling our need for classroom learning,"
said Rob Paterkiewicz, Executive Director of ASHI. "With
thousands of home inspection professionals seeking training,
this agreement will assist us in offering first-rate education
to ASHI members and beyond."
to data from ASHI, the number of home inspection professionals
in the U.S. has steadily increased since the 1970s, with more
than 25,000 today.
collaboration with ASHI will allow us to strengthen our position
as the leading provider of home inspection training resources,"
said Kevin O'Malley, President of Kaplan.
is part of the network of Kaplan Professional Schools, a leading
provider of home inspection, real estate, insurance and securities
education. Since its founding in 1987, Kaplan has served over
16,500 students through classroom instruction, correspondence
courses and other training materials. Kaplan currently has locations
in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Nevada,
Texas and Virginia. For more information about Kaplan, please
in 1976, the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) is
the oldest and most respected professional organization of
home inspectors in North America. Its mission is to promote
excellence and exemplary practice within the profession. ASHI's
Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics are the recognized
guidelines for the home inspection profession. For more information
about ASHI, please visit www.ashi.org.
About Kaplan Professional
Professional provides licensing and continuing education training,
certification, professional development courses, and compliance
tracking for financial services, legal, IT, and real estate
professionals and corporations. Offering an array of educational
tools, from on-site training and classroom instruction to
over 600 online courses and programs, Kaplan Professional
serves individuals who must maintain licenses and comply with
regulatory mandates. For more information, please visit www.kaplanprofessional.com.
Professional is a unit of Kaplan, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary
of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO).