Author Archives: Tony Bieda

How to help students find jobs…

“If you’re wondering what more you could offer your students when they come knocking at your office door or emailing you throughout the summer with questions about job searching, I have some suggestions. I like to tell my students to … Continue reading

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

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.”

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

KACCS member program among best in USA!

Sullivan University — home to the College of Hospitality Studies — is again ranked as one of the best culinary schools in the United States. Sullivan was ranked 10th in a listing of the country’s top culinary schools by University … Continue reading

KCPE meeting re-set for 6.27

Next meeting of the Kentucky Commission for Proprietary Education has been re-scheduled for Thursday, June 27 in Frankfort. For more details, go to http://kcpe.ky.gov/.

Understanding higher ed’s role in workforce education partnerships

To better prepare students for jobs, new groups and companies are emerging to help connect what employers want and colleges offer. …Colleges and universities are pushing to keep up with the … demand for more and different kinds of education … Continue reading

Exhibitors Wanted! Register here for 2019 Conference to reach clients and decision makers…

KACCS Spring 2019 Newsletter

In this edition: Legislative Wrap-Up; Congress considers reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA); News & Alerts; Calendar.