Cornerstone & Keystone Partners

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NACEP Announces Cornerstone and Keystone Partnerships

Chapel Hill, North Carolina – The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) proudly unveils two transformative partnerships—Cornerstone and Keystone Partners—dedicated to advancing its mission of ensuring equitable access to high-quality college courses for all students while in high school, fostering academic success.

Originally established in 2019, the Keystone Partnership program has undergone a significant overhaul, now introducing an elevated tier known as the Cornerstone Partnership. This enhancement signifies a pinnacle of support and engagement within our partnership framework, offering expanded opportunities for collaboration, visibility, and impact among our esteemed membership.

Cornerstone Partnerships: Cornerstone Partners serve as the bedrock of support for NACEP's mission, offering valuable resources, expertise, and support to empower NACEP members in delivering high-quality dual and concurrent enrollment experiences for students. When NACEP first launched the Keystone Partnership program, DualEnroll had been one of the longest standing organization members of our community and Canusia and Parchment later joined. They have been fixtures at NACEP events and stepped forward to increase their engagement and support of our members and our mission. Through this strategic investment, we reinforce our commitment to supporting their innovative initiatives and shared goals of advancing excellence in dual and concurrent enrollment programs.

In education, quality, accessibility, and inclusivity serve as cornerstones that uphold academic excellence and shape student experiences. Cornerstone Partners play a pivotal role in elevating dual and concurrent enrollment as a fundamental pillar in education. With their unwavering commitment and support, and together, are reshaping the educational landscape.

Get to Know NACEP’s Cornerstone Partners

Canusia, was established in 2011 with a deep passion for education and a commitment to excellence. Our name signifies the diverse origins of our three founders, who hail from Canada, Asia, and the United States. Our suite of management tools for dual enrollment programs is expertly crafted by industry professionals, for industry professionals, with a focus on streamlining administrative tasks, fostering communication, and delivering actionable insights to improve program outcomes. Learn more about Canuisa and its services at Learn More.

DualEnroll, is the only commercial software platform purpose-built to automate and streamline all aspects of dual and concurrent program management. Dozens of colleges use DualEnroll to register students, credential high school instructors, automate recurring activities like syllabus collection, site visits, grade reporting, and roster reconciliation, and manage NACEP accreditation requirements. Learn More.


Parchment, an Instructure Company, believes credentials matter in the lifelong journey of a learner. Our comprehensive credential management platform helps learners, academic institutions, and organizations support dual enrollment, course sharing, credit transfer, admissions, recruiting, credential issuing, and hiring by facilitating the exchange of credits and credentials.

Parchment Pathways Dual Enrollment makes it easier for institutions and high schools to grow their dual enrollment programs with simple SIS integrations, automated workflows, customizable course inventory, and a seamless student experience.

Our powerful network — millions of learners and over 13K districts, institutions, state agencies, and receivers — has enabled the seamless transfer of course credit and exchange of credentials globally.

"We are thrilled to welcome Canusia, DualEnroll, and Parchment as our inaugural Cornerstone Partners of NACEP," said Miranda Rodriguez, Director of Communications and Member Services at NACEP. "Their expertise, innovation, and dedication to student success make them invaluable allies in our mission to advance excellence in dual and concurrent enrollment programs."

Similar to our Cornerstone Partners, our Keystone Partners exemplify a mutual dedication to furthering NACEP's mission Through collaborative efforts and unified impact, our Keystone Partners fortify the sector and champion student achievement.

Get to know NACEP’s Keystone Partners

Latinos in Action, the mission of Latinos In Action (LIA) is empowering Latino youth to lead and strengthen their communities. We achieve this through culturally responsive social and emotional learning, college and career readiness, and leadership development. From one classroom in 2001, LIA has grown into a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization operating in 240 middle, junior, and high schools in 11 states with more than 8,000 students. In 2015, LIA was awarded the White House Bright Spot for Hispanic Education by the White House Initiative on Excellence in Hispanic Education. With 98% of our students graduating high school and 85% enrolling in college, the results speak for themselves. Learn more. 

Pearson, as the dual enrollment component of K–12 education continues to expand, Pearson is dedicated to providing digital and print solutions that meet the unique needs of programs in this space. Going forward, technology will be the foundation that keeps you and your students connected. We’re committed to helping you build a positive learning experience through flexible, engaging content solutions that can be easily delivered online. Learn more