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Generation T Aims to Shift the Societal Perception of the Trades

Written from an interview with Nick Gomez, President, San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) and Michael Mitchell, Trade Skills and Learning Innovation, Lowe’s Home Improvement
Lowe’s Home Improvement and more than 60 companies, including San Joaquin Valley College, are working together to change the perception of skilled trades. The movement, called Generation T, has three goals: to demonstrate the economic mobility possible with skilled trade jobs, to expose children to trade education early and to encourage students to explore career options beyond four-year degree programs.

Reanimating Your Zombie Leads

Financial Viability in an Increasingly Complex and Regulated Environment

By Michael T. Wherry, Director, McClintock & Associates and Greg DeFeo, Business and Financial Consultant
Maintaining the financial viability of a postsecondary institution in today’s environment is a difficult task which requires intentionality to best business practices. We believe the following 10 steps are prudent and necessary for any organization.

Four Elements Needed for a Successful Teach-Out

Stop the Roller Coaster Effect – The Art of PDL’s and Referrals

By Lisa Olmedo, Vice President of Client Relations, Gragg Advertising
Schools in our sector have a start, on average, every four to eight weeks. At this pace admissions teams can find themselves in the danger zone of what I like to call, “the roller coaster effect.” The most effective way of reducing the roller coaster effect is to build a solid PDL and referral campaign.

Reanimating Your Zombie Leads

Four Elements Needed for a Successful Teach-Out

Written by Sara Klein from an interview with Mitchell Fuerst, President, Success Education Colleges
When a college or university closes, teach-outs are often the best option for the students, faculty and taxpayers. Mitchell Fuerst, President of Success Education Colleges (SEC), explains how to effectively implement a teach-out.

Financial Viability in an Increasingly Complex and Regulated Environment

ESOP – What Owners Need to Know

Interview with Liby Lentz, Vice President/Human Resources Director, Pima Medical Institute
At Pima Medical Institute, our leadership recognized the importance of employees having a stake in the company’s success. Our founder Richard Luebke, Sr. left an incredible legacy, and the creation of the ESOP was one of many ways he showed that he truly cared about not just the education of our students, but the overall success of our employees.

The Two Big Lies