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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.

Reclaiming the High School Market – What Professional School Counselors Want you to Know

Blockchain: Potential Opportunities for Career Colleges

By Nicolas E.M. Michiels, Principal and Olivia O’Hea, Summer Associate, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
This article explores the application of blockchain technology to postsecondary institutions. First, we report on the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) efforts to study blockchain and assess how it can be used by the education sector. Second, we consider the opportunities and challenges for blockchain in a higher education setting. Finally, we discuss specific ways career colleges could leverage blockchain technology.

Why Inclusive Access Makes Sense Now More Than Ever

Motivating Your Remote Workforce While Maintaining Compliance

By Elizabeth Keifer Herron, VP Solutions and Sales, Collegiate Admission and Retention Solutions (CARS)
The COVID-19 pandemic forced institutions to shift to remote work overnight. Even with a return to on-site work for some, institutions must adapt motivational techniques to support the blended workforce and expand compliance beyond higher education.

Is Your Team Unravelling? This Might be What is Going on

Reopening MIAT College Campuses with Compliance, Care, and Compassion

By Jennifer Paugh, President and John Willis, President, MIAT College of Technology
Although the reality of this COVID-19 pandemic has hit MIAT College of Technology and peers extremely hard, MIAT is adapting quickly and moving forward while complying with local, state, and federal guidelines.

How an Online Culinary Educator Engages Staff and Students, Builds Community, And Provides Effective Education

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

By Martha Lanaghen, Founder and CEO, The Sparrow Group
Martha Lanaghen worked with a multi-campus college system to evaluate their orientation programs with the hopes of increasing start rates. They identified core fears shared by most students, then changed orientation and early-tenure student services. The result was a 200 basis point improvement in lead to start.

Bellus Academy Launches Student Assistance Program to Support Mental Health and Help Students Navigate Life and Work Challenges

Teletherapy App Provides Students Convenience, Privacy and Choice of Therapist

Written from an interview with Robert M. Keiser, MBA, Executive Director, Southeastern College/Southeastern Institute and Srikanth Santhanam, Senior Vice President, META
In order to combat mental illness among students, faculty and staff, Southeastern College and Southeastern Institute have partnered with the META teletherapy app. The app provides users with convenience and the freedom to choose a mental health therapist who best fits their needs.

Strong Start – Orienting Students to Success

Admissions 2020 and Beyond

By Dr. Jean Norris, Managing Partner/CEO, Norton Norris, Inc.
This article examines the preferences of consumers and how other industries have adapted to realize greater success and client satisfaction. Reducing “friction” in the recruitment process and changing the value proposition in admissions are two areas that are explored in-depth.

How Great Speaking Skills can Improve Online Admissions and Teaching Results