Kapper Elected to CCA Board

Career Education Corporation has announced that Dr. Patricia Kapper, senior vice president of education, has been elected for a three-year term to the Career College Association (CCA) Board of Directors. Kapper will be one of 18 voting members on the board.

CCA, one of the premier educational associations in Washington, D.C., is an organization of private, postsecondary schools, institutes, colleges and universities that provide career-specific educational programs and is made up of over 1,450 members and over 1,200 colleges. Each year, CCA and its members support almost two million students for employment in over 200 occupational fields.

“Since its inception, CCA has been extremely influential in the for-profit education industry. I am pleased and impressed that students have always remained the main focus of the association,” Kapper said. “It is an honor to be a part of the governing body that represents for-profit education and continues to support access to education and to deliver valuable resources and opportunities to students across the country.”

CCA schools are responsible for educating one-half of all technically trained workers who enter the U.S. workforce each year. Many of these students’ educations are made possible by support from the organization. CCA’s Foundation has provided nearly $30 million in scholarships to high school graduates attending CCA member schools over the past five years.

About Career Education Corporation
The colleges, schools and universities that are part of the Career Education Corporation (CEC) family offer high quality education to more than 95,000 students across the world in a variety of career-oriented disciplines. The 80-plus campuses that serve these students are located throughout the U. S., Canada, France, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates and offer doctoral, Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate degrees and diploma and certificate programs. Approximately one third of students attend the web-based virtual campuses of American InterContinental University Online and Colorado Technical University Online.

Career Education is an industry leader whose gold-standard brands are recognized globally. Those brands include, among others, the Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America; the Harrington College of Design; the Brooks Institute of Photography; the Katharine Gibbs Schools; American InterContinental University; Colorado Technical University and Sanford-Brown Institutes and Colleges. The mission of CEC, through its schools, its educators, and its employees is education – their primary goal, to enable students to graduate successfully and pursue rewarding careers.

For more information see www.careered.com. The company’s web site also has a detailed listing of individual campus locations and web links for its 80-plus colleges, schools and universities.

About The Career College Association
The Career College Association is a voluntary membership organization of accredited private postsecondary colleges and universities that provide career-specific educational programs. CCA’s more than 1,450 members educate and support nearly two million students each year for employment in 200 occupational fields. www.career.org.

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