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New CECU President Hopes to Give Career College Sector a Voice in Biden Administration

Written from an interview with Dr. Jason Altmire, President and CEO, Career Education Colleges and Universities
Dr. Jason Altmire, president and CEO of Career Education Colleges and Universities, knows there will be challenges for the sector in the new Biden administration. But he says the group has learned lessons from the past and will be able to give the sector a voice, and thus be able to tell all the good their schools do.

Well-Being During Crisis: Taking Care of People in Organizations

Campus Directors Mask-UP/Power-UP! COVID-19 and CARES Act

By Cindy R. Chamberlain, Content Specialist, Gurnick Academy
Gurnick Academy campus directors were challenged to find new ways of delivering education in a safe environment. Rather than instruct face-to-face, program directors needed to create both an online teaching environment and virtual lab in conjunction with a safe and thoughtful in-person competency evaluation back at the campus. It was uncharted territory for the educational sector at large, let alone for the campus directors, staff, and faculty.

Campus Screening App, Cleaning Technology Help Bring Stanbridge University Students Safely Back to Campus

Remote Teaching –Thriving or Surviving?

By Larry Banks, Ph.D., Teaching and Learning Consultant, EduShare, LLC
Effective remote instruction starts with faculty carefully combing learning principles with learning technologies. To motivate students, faculty need to identify course outcomes that matter, be efficient and respectful of time on task, apply concepts to show relevance to the workplace, and provide frequent, confidence-building feedback.

Program Outlook in the Context of a Pandemic

Campus Screening App, Cleaning Technology Help Bring Stanbridge University Students Safely Back to Campus

Written from an interview with Yasith Weerasuriya, President and CEO, Stanbridge University
Stanbridge University focused on safety when successfully bringing its students back to campus and clinical settings, not only following best practices in social distancing and mask wearing, but also using new technology like NanoSeptic coverings, an IOS/Android campus screening app and more.

Campus Directors Mask-UP/Power-UP! COVID-19 and CARES Act

Cybersecurity Compliance in the Higher Education Sector are you Protected?

By Renee Ford, Vice President, DJA Financial Aid Services Inc.
This article explores the legal responsibilities Title IV postsecondary institutions have to ensure the privacy and security of the records and data it maintains for its employees, students and parents. It will cover the top cybersecurity risks plaguing the sector, as well as mitigation tactics to minimize those threats facing institutions. Lastly, we will review how to create an optimal Information Security Program for your institution.

ADA Website Accessibility Simplified

Fall 2020 Postsecondary Enrollments: Down, but Maybe Not as Bad as Expected

By Jeffrey M. Silber and Henry Sou Chien, CFA, BMO Capital Markets
Data collected from a number of sources show that postsecondary enrollments will likely decline this fall, although maybe not as badly as expected. For-profit schools (as a whole) could gain share for the first time since FY2010, boding well for such companies as APEI and LOPE.

How Great Speaking Skills can Improve Online Admissions and Teaching Results

How Great Speaking Skills can Improve Online Admissions and Teaching Results

By Susan F. Schulz, EdD, Owner, Schulz School Advisors
It’s a new norm with many discoveries being made by career school and college leaders. One is the great results related to the virtual enrollment process and online teaching. Another is the need to train faculty and staff in effective speaking skills. This article shows how Toastmasters International can provide admissions and instructional staff with needed skills.

Fall 2020 Postsecondary Enrollments: Down, but Maybe Not as Bad as Expected

Program Outlook in the Context of a Pandemic

By Robert Keiser, Executive Director, Southeastern College and Southeastern Institute
As colleges and universities plan their future, they are considering today’s pandemic and the uncertainty of whether COVID-19 will have a long-standing impact. The paradigm of immediate versus long-standing impact must be considered in the context of program additions and program teach-outs.

Remote Teaching –Thriving or Surviving?