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Centura on Top of Job Trends as it Begins More Renewable Energy Training Programs

Written from an interview with Joel A. English, Executive Vice President and Kenneth Cooper Alexander, Chancellor, Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Tidewater Tech
Centura College has made a commitment to add renewable energy programs to its offerings, and plans to take renewable energy to the next level in career and technical education. The timing is certainly right with its newest program, wind turbine maintenance, as nearly 400 wind turbines are built or under construction in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance and Tidewater Tech Create Partnerships That Promote Community-Based Education

HEERF Audit Guide for Proprietary Institutions: Key Takeaways

By Ted Blendermann, CPA, CFP, and Michael Wherry, CPA, McClintock & Associates and Scott Goldschmidt, Counsel and Jayna Marie Rust, Associate, Thompson Coburn, LLP
This article will summarize the important aspects of the Guide for Compliance Attestation Engagements of Proprietary Schools Expending Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund and is not meant to be all-inclusive. It is broken down into three main sections: Audit Thresholds and Timing, Audit Testing and Implications of CFR Provisions, and Audit Reports and Corrective Action Plans (CAPs).

Summarizing HEERF2 Application and Implementation Provisions

The Future of Career Education

By Wallace K. Pond, Ph.D.
Institutions that find a way to offer shorter, cheaper, high quality programs and credentials that lead directly to good employment opportunities, will be in high demand over the next several years as we work our way out of an economic depression and transition to the next normal in post-secondary education.

Data Shows Career Colleges Fare Well When Compared to Public and Nonprofit Sectors

Morale Building at Pima Medical’s Colorado Springs Campus

By Tara Dailey, Regional Director of Operations, Pima Medical Institute
While campus morale is always important, the added strain of the COVID-19 pandemic and the workplace pivots that came along with that added an additional layer of stress for many. Pima Medical Institute utilizes FranklinCovey techniques to build morale and improve campus culture among faculty and staff of the Colorado Springs campus.

Change Management and How to Make it Work

Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines – A Book Review

By Dr. Wallace E. Boston, Jr., President Emeritus, American Public University System
After reading a short blurb about “Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines,” by Lumina CEO Jamie Merisotis, Boston was skeptical that anyone would be able to make an argument that the number of jobs will increase as AI continues to be embraced by more and more companies. After reading and rereading “Human Work,” Boston continues to be a skeptic, but is more of a believer in the methodology proposed by Mr. Merisotis.

Data Shows Career Colleges Fare Well When Compared to Public and Nonprofit Sectors

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.

Audio Transcription and Postsecondary Education