Supporting K-12 students and educators demands an organized effort across schools, communities and organizations. Together with our alliances, Strategic Educational Alliances (SEA) provides educational programs, events and grants to help foster a college-ready culture. Learn about how SEA helps students and educators prepare for 21st century possibilities.


Canyon Christian Schools Consortium (CCSC)

The Canyon Christian Schools Consortium (CCSC) is an alliance participant program with goals to reduce the overall cost of private Christian education, increase enrollment for faith-based high schools and offer significant incentives to encourage Christian high school students to enroll at GCU.

CCSC is designed to enhance the Christian educational experience of your teachers, students, parents and school community through discounts on university programs, professional development and training.

As CCSC evolves, so do the services and support that GCU offers to members. We welcome your input and feedback about ways we can further serve CCSC members and Christian education.

Participants in Learning, Leading and Serving (PLLS)

Participants in Learning, Leading & Serving (PLLS) is a GCU participant program delivering services and additional opportunities focused on attracting, retaining and maintaining quality professionals in education and educational leadership. The PLLS program is designed to benefit teachers, students, parents and leadership of public district schools through alliance scholarships, university program discounts, professional development, grants and more.

As PLLS evolves, so do the services and support that GCU offers to its members. We welcome your input and feedback about ways we can further serve our PLLS participants.


Canyon Educational Participant (CEP)

Canyon Educational Participant (CEP) is a participant program offering services and additional opportunities focused on attracting, retaining and maintaining quality professionals in education and educational leadership. CEP is designed to benefit the teachers, students, parents and leadership of public charter schools and educational organizations, as well as GCU's College of Education and College of Doctoral Studies students.

As the concept of CEP evolves, so do the services and support that GCU offers to members. We welcome your input and feedback about ways we can further serve you and your educational community.

Alliance Program for Home School Achievement (ALPHA)

The Alliance Program for Home School Achievement (ALPHA) is a participant program offering support services and opportunities to enhance the educational experiences of home school co-ops and families. Through alliance scholarships, university program discounts, professional development and grants, ALPHA is designed to benefit the students, parents and leadership within your educational community.

As the concept of ALPHA evolves, so do the services and support that GCU offers to members. We welcome your input and feedback about ways we can further serve our ALPHA participants.