CAPPS 29th Annual Conference, October 9-11, 2013

Theme:  Educating for Tomorrow
Location:  The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, CA

BPPE Update Workshop, October 9, 2013

CAPPS BPPE Update Workshop Presentation Slides
Joanne Wenzel, Bureau Chief, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
Leeza Rifredi, Licensing Manager, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Opening General Session on October 10, 2013

CAPPS Member Schools Photo Show
This slideshow consists of photos submitted by CAPPS Member Schools.  The slideshow was shown at the Opening General Session on October 10, 2013.

Patriotic Medley

President’s Welcome
Watch the President’s Welcome that was shown during the Opening General Session on October 10, 2013.

Grand Sponsor Award, presented to Pearson

Allied Member of the Year Award, presented to UNISA

The Norma Ford Financial Aid Professional of the Year Award, presented to Opel Oliver

Keynote Speaker Scott Greenberg

CAPPS Hall of Fame STAR Award, presented to John Zimmerman
The 2013 CAPPS Hall of Fame STAR award was presented to John Zimmerman, President of MTI College, on October 10, 2013.  Watch the short film about John that was produced by his son, Michael Zimmerman, then watch the awards ceremony.

Conference Announcements

Final General Session, October 11, 2013

Ron Holt Musical Interlude, “Celebrate CAPPS Schools”
Lyrics by Ron Holt ©2013, based on “Celebration” by Kool & The Gang.
Performed by Ron Holt, Partner at Dunn & Davison, during the Final General Session on October 11, 2013.
Download the lyrics.

CAPPS Memorial Scholarships

Legal Update with Keith Zakarin and Ed Cramp of Duane Morris LLP

Breakout Session Presentations, October 10-11, 2013

Click on the session title to open the presentation file.

Breakout #1
Admissions & Marketing Track
Ensuring Student Fit & Eligibility for Positive Outcomes
Ronald L. Holt, Partner, Dunn & Davison LLC
Lynelle Lynch, President, Bellus Academy
Sally Samuels, Director of Compliance, FAME
Dr. Jean Norris, Managing Partner, Norton/Norris

Breakout #2
School Management Track
How To Become A Leader Who Dares The Impossible And Achieves The Extraordinary
Dr. William A. Cohen, Major General, USAF, Ret., President, California Institute of Advanced Management (CIAM)
Jennie Ta, CFO, Director of Administration, CIAM

Breakout #3
Career & Student Services Track
Building Confidence & Interviewing Well In Your Job Search
Brad Pollak, President, Brad Pollak Company
Tawny Hernandez, Assistant Director of Career Services, Mt. Sierra College

Breakout #5
Compliance & Regulatory Track
Data Integrity – The Foundation of Compliant Career Services Operations
Rick Wood, Vice President of Compliance, BrightStar Education Group
Amanda Nash, Corporate Director of Career Services, BrightStar Education Group

Breakout #7
School Management Track
The Art of a Career College Relocation
Jeff Woolf, Senior Vice President, CBRE
Akeem Ayeni, Chief Executive Officer, Platt College Los Angeles, LLC

Breakout #8
Career & Student Services Track
Stop Chasing Placements! Answers to How to Manage Career Services Utilizing Powerful Data
Ann Cross, Executive Partner, The Sparrow Group
Beylor Meza, Chief Operating Officer, Success Education Colleges

Breakout #9
Education & Operations Track
Underemployed Generation Research Findings
Anthony S. Bieda, Vice President for External Affairs, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Breakout #10
Compliance & Regulatory Track
Behind the Curtain – A Discussion of Regulatory Agency Processes, Trends and Priorities
Jay Vaughan, Attorney, Dow Lohnes PLLC
Patricia Dickerson, Senior Manager, Higher Education Services, Dow Lohnes PLLC
Katherine Lee Carey, General Counsel, American Career College/West Coast University

Breakout #11
Admissions & Marketing Track
Monetizing Student Debt; Compliance, Recovery & Positive Student Experiences
Matt Chinn, Director of Operations & Sales, UNISA INC
Jason Li, CFO, Success Education Colleges

Breakout #12
School Management Track
Talent Acquisition and Management
Debbie Muno, Managing Partner, Muno, Summers & Associates
Matthew Johnston, President, Santa Barbara Business College

Breakout #13
Career & Student Services Track
Demonstrating Learning Accomplishments: Exploring Academic Badging for the Next Generation of Career Education
Mark Johnson, VP, Career & Credentialing Platforms, Pearson VUE

Breakout #14
Education & Operations Track
Classroom Discussions: Where the Magic Happens
John Shaheen, Director, Distance Learning Consortium
Sunita Rangwala, Director of Health Services, Asher College

Breakout #15
Compliance & Regulatory Track
Regulatory and Legislative Update — Key Developments Affecting Private Colleges and Career Education
Stanley A. Freeman, Principal and Education Practice Founder, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
Jonathan D. Tarnow, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Ronald L. Holt, Partner, Dunn & Davison, LLC

Breakout #16
Admissions & Marketing Track
Call Me… Maybe? Best Practices In Meeting The Expectations Of Prospective Students
Jorge Jeffrey, Senior Manager, Strategic Intelligence, Velocify (formerly Leads360, Inc)
Eric Holtzclaw, V.P. & General Manager, PossibleNow
Sally Mikhail Bemis, EVP / COO, Mikhail Education Corporation, Institute For Business & Technology, Inc

Breakout #17
School Management Track
The Effects of Health Care Reform on CAPPS Member Schools
Bruce Denson, EVP, Cobbs Allen
Bo Hartsfield, VP, Cobbs Allen
Tracy Leeth, Consultant, Cobbs Allen
Keith Zakarin, School Owner; Partner, Chair of the Education Practice Group, Duane Morris LLP
Edward M. Cramp, Managing Partner, Duane Morris

Breakout #18
Career & Student Services Track
PART ONE: Helping Staff and Students with Text and Other Learning Tool Selection
Dr. Karen Minchella, PhD, Consultant. bluedoor LLC
PART TWO: Standardizing Curriculum From a School Perspective
Bruce Schneider, Director of Business Engineering, Ambassador Education Solutions
Sue Wierenga, Chief Information Officer, Westwood College

Breakout #19
Education & Operations Track
Mergers & Acquisitions in the For-Profit College Space Today: What You Need To Know
Peter Leyton , Attorney-at-law, Ritzert & Leyton, PC
Katherine Brodie, Ritzert & Leytong, PC
Jack Woll, CPA, Almich & Associates
Peter Mikhail, President/CEO, Mikhail Education Corporation

Breakout #20
Compliance & Regulatory Track
The Evolving Role of Accreditation
Christopher Lambert, Associate Executive Director, ACCSC