Date: 02/25/2009

Colorado Association of Career Colleges


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08:22 AM -- Colorado Association of Career Colleges

Steve Durham, Executive Director of the Colorado Association of Career Colleges, introduced himself and talked about career colleges in the state. He explained that most students in the career colleges tend to be nontraditional students. He discussed accreditation standards that must be met by the colleges, saying there is a measurable result that must be reached. Mr. Durham talked about the types of careers the colleges train students to pursue, and said they serve about 30,000 students statewide.

08:26 AM

Lynn Haner, representing the Art Institute of Colorado, introduced herself and described the Art Institute. She talked about the Art Institute's student body, and its faculty and facilities. Ms. Haner talked about the success of the career placement services at the Art Institute. She said there has been about a 10 percent increase in enrollment recently.

08:31 AM

The presenters responded to committee questions and comments.

08:39 AM

The committee adjourned.