School Operations

Three Decades of Training Campus Leaders

By Kelley Blanchard, Vice President of Professional Development, Career Education Colleges and Universities
The CECU Leadership Institute has become a legacy program for sector leaders, and has established alumni consisting of school presidents, CEOs and leaders. Many attendees have testified to bringing new ideas back to their campuses and making lifelong connections.

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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.

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Hire – Train – Monitor – Motivate

By David J. Waldron, Author, A Great Place to Learn & Earn
Hiring, training, monitoring, and motivating are necessary, in unison, to build and maintain a campus or company of distinction. This article is adapted from the book, “A Great Place to Learn & Earn: An Organizational Effectiveness Model for Career Sector Education’s Critical Role in Twenty-First Century Workforce Development.”

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Ombudsmen can Resolve Issues Before Students Become Frustrated

Written by Barbara A. Schmitz from an interview by Jenny Faubert with Jim Klein, Ombudsman, Sullivan University
Sullivan University appointed Jim Klein to its first ombudsman position in 2012. The ombudsman is responsible for investigating and resolving issues and complaints that come to his or her attention informally from active or former students or others.

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Is Your Degree Program Struggling? The 3 Basic Questions to Answer

By Dale Leatherwood, Higher Education Consultant
In considering the current program roster, it is crucial to focus energy on either a smaller and more focused list of programs or on specific program areas with high levels of expertise and outcomes. Leatherwood recommends looking at every program that is not succeeding and asking three simple questions.

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