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Only 30 days until “Navigating change through innovation…”

… the 2019 KACCS Conference and Exhibition! Register now and receive a discount on conference fees.

KACCS’ Sullivan University partners on Pharm.D program

“Sullivan University and Spalding University have reached an agreement that makes it easier for Spalding students to earn a doctorate of pharmacy degree from Sullivan’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. At a signing event on Monday, leaders of the … Continue reading

25 High-paying jobs in KY…

. . . that do not require a four-year bachelors degree, including nine that are based on programs offered by career colleges and schools: LAN and WAN network specialist/associate degree/$68 K (annual mean income U.S.) Dental Hygienist/associate degree/$75K Construction trades … Continue reading

Free College: The experience of Kalamazoo, MI

In 2005, Kalamazoo embarked on a bold experiment to save itself by giving local students free college tuition, called the Kalamazoo Promise. Thirteen years later: overall college enrollment has grown by 4 percentage points, remained unchanged for minority students and … Continue reading

Commentary: Attacking proprietary education helps neither students nor taxpayers…

” … As a starting point, it is clear that the profit motive produces enormous benefits. In particular, managers of a for-profit firm have much better personal financial incentives (as compared with non-profit managers) to 1) look for ways to … Continue reading

Registration Now Open!

Early registration is now open for “Navigating change through innovation,” the 2019 KACCS Conference and Exhibition in Louisville. Come join authoritative speakers, engaging exhibitors and scores of your professional colleagues at the largest career college conference in the Ohio Valley, … Continue reading

Kentucky Horseshoeing School prepares farriers…

… for careers serving equine clients and the Thoroughbred horse community in the Bluegrass State. Go to https://kentuckyhorseshoeingschool.com/splash/ to learn more about the programs, outcomes and careers of this KACCS member institution!

KCPE June Meeting cancelled…

… The next meeting of the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education will be Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 1:30 PM Eastern Time in Room 432 – Frankfort, KY.

New GE Disclosure Obligations take effect July 1.

Institutions have until July 1, 2019, to update disclosures for each of their GE programs, using the required 2019 GE Disclosure Template data elements, and post the disclosures to program webpages. On May 9, 2019, the Department of Education published Gainful Employment … Continue reading

Coming soon!

“Digital resources are transforming the way career colleges and schools deliver superior instructional and work-ready education… Continue reading

ALERT: Veterans earned education benefits at risk…

Please review for more information about how your college or school can help KACCS preserve and protect the rights of Veterans and Active Military seeking career and vocational training at proprietary institutions.

The New Vocation High School:

An Innovative Campus and Bistro  NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas—A public school in this Dallas suburb takes hands-on learning to another level. Students draw blood from teachers to practice phlebotomy. They serve the public as tellers at a campus-based credit union … Continue reading

Images of achievement…

… and pride in completion! From the Spring 2019 Sullivan University graduation ceremony. For more information, go to www.sullivan.edu.

Wanted: New members…

… to join the premiere Career College association in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Join now and gain “member” status when you register for the 2019 Conference and Exhibition, “Navigating change through innovation.”

Deadline extended by popular demand…

Exhibitors: Register now for 2019 KACCS Conference and Exhibition, using registration form attached. NEW DEADLINE: Friday, June 14. Don’t miss all the fun! Call for Exhibitors (PDF)Exhibitor Registration Form (PDF)

Note: New mailing address for KACCS!

The new address for the Kentucky Association of Career Colleges and Schools, effective immediately: 291 N. Hubbards Lane, Suite 172-243 | Louisville, KY 40207

Veterans deserve choice in seeking work-ready education

“Career colleges and schools offer programs that bring together military readiness and contemporary work-ready education.” Continue reading

MedQuest proud graduates celebrate achievement

More than 100 family members, friends and supporters turned out May 17 in Louisville to honor the 2019 graduates of the MedQuest dental assisting, medical assisting and medical billing and coding programs. Congratulations to the MedQuest Class of 2019! For … Continue reading

ED.Gov releases 2019 Gainful Employment Template

Electronic Announcement #119 – Release of the 2019 GE Disclosure Template  is now available on the IFAP Federal Student Financial Aid website. All institutions with programs subject to the GE regulations have until July 1, 2019 to update disclosures for … Continue reading

Reforms to federal student aid and student borrowing…

 “Solutions that could better-support existing borrowers, as well as reforms to improve the system…” Americans currently hold $1.5 trillion in outstanding federal student loan debt, with nearly one in five adults carrying a share of this burden. Less than half … Continue reading