Coalition for College Cost Savings and CertifiedBackground Renew Contract

May 28, 2015

CB_DualLeft_PMS_TaglineBlackJOHNS ISLAND, S.C. – The Coalition for College Cost Savings and CertifiedBackground announced today that their agreement for student and workforce background checks has been extended. The renewed contract now offers state-specific sales consultants, a more reader-friendly quote format, and better pricing to Coalition member’s schools.

Harry Goldberg, President of The Coalition for College Cost Savings, stated, “The Coalition is pleased to renew this popular contract, which now offers even better pricing and service.”

CertifiedBackground is offering a series of free webinars to interested Coalition members to learn about how they can take advantage of background screening and compliance management solutions. “Coalition members will be pleased with the ease of implementation and use, along with packages that can be tailored to meet their unique needs,” Mike Kenney, VP of Sales noted.

About CertifiedBackground

CertifiedBackground and its parent company, CastleBranch Corporation, have provided industry leading background screening solutions for nearly two decades. Almost two-thirds of colleges and universities nationwide choose CertifiedBackground for their screening needs. Their systems are secure, easy to use and deliver the comprehensive, accurate results quickly. CertifiedBackground also provides industry best practices, insights and consultation on how to maintain compliance with ever changing state and federal laws and regulations. For more information about CertifiedBackground, please visit

About The Coalition for College Cost Savings

The Coalition for College Cost Savings ( is a member-owned 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, established in 2006 as a catalyst for the first comprehensive and collaborative purchasing effort focused exclusively on independent, private higher education. The Coalition’s goals are to leverage the collective buying power of private colleges to reduce operating costs, improve the efficiency of internal procedures and ultimately lower the cost of delivering education. From the earliest conceptual discussions of its structure, the Coalition has grown to 34 member organizations in 30 states that collectively serve 900 private colleges and over three million students.

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