The Impending Crisis for Educational Institutions Accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D.
The current situation, in which a large accrediting commission may be involuntarily shut down, is unprecedented in U.S. accreditation history. Dr. Pond’s article discusses the implications on higher education institutions and students, where ACICS accredited institutes would go and the accreditation migration process.

Senior Department Official’s Thoughtful Response to ACICS

Classroom and Teaching Trends – K-12 Teachers are Changing Student Expectations

By Martha Lanaghen, CEO and Founder, The Sparrow Group
Students across the U.S. are coming into their college classrooms with different expectations. Why does this matter to career schools? Our classrooms and instructors need to be prepared for this “new kind of student” if we want to increase engagement, retention and prepare them for the workforce.

Faculty Mentoring: A Valuable Investment to Future Academic Success

Community Outreach – Worth the Investment

By Andrew High, Chief Operating Officer and Susan Ciardullo, Regional Director of Career Services and Community Outreach, West Coast Ultrasound Institute
Community outreach may seem like a nebulous topic, but when backed by the strength of strategic direction, it becomes more concrete and valuable. This article will attempt to show you why structured community outreach efforts are worth the investment.

What’s an EOP?