CAPPS - Avocacy and Communication Professional Development

California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools

CAPPS 29th Annual Conference

October 9-11, 2013
The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, CA

The Langham Huntington

The Langham Huntington
1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue 
Pasadena, CA 91106

 


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Schedule of Events

Golf Tournament

Hotel Information

Sponsorships

Tote Bag Inserts

Program Ads

Exhibitor Directory

Our Generous Sponsors


REGISTRATION

Registration for this event is now closed.  You may still attend the event and register on-site.  If you would like to prepare your registration form ahead of time, you may still use the forms provided below. Emailed, faxed, or mailed forms will not be accepted.

Non-Exhibiting Vendors, please use the Exhibitor & Non-Exhibiting Vendor Registration Form.

Schools (only for school employees) and Conference Presenters please use the School Attendee Registration Form.

REGISTRATION TYPEEARLY BIRD (thru 4/30)STANDARD (5/1-9/30)LATE* (10/1-10/11)
CAPPS Member School $449 $499 $549
Non Member School $599 $649 $699
CAPPS Member Exhibitor $1435 $1635 $1635
Non Member Exhibitor n/a n/a $2635
Non-Exhibiting Vendor $1300 $1300 $1300

*Beginning October 3, registrations received via email, fax, or snail mail will not be accepted. You must register onsite at the conference.

What’s Included With Your Registration

* All conference sessions on October 9, 10, and 11.
* Breakfast, lunch and breaks on October 10 and 11.
* Welcome Reception on Wednesday, October 9
* Wine Tasting Reception on Thursday, October 10
* Exhibitors – in addition to the above, your registration includes conference attendance for two booth personnel, and an 8′x10′ exhibit space with one 6′ table and two chairs.

What’s Not Included With Your Registration

* The CAPPS Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament on Wednesday, October 9.
* The ICEPAC Leadership Dinner on Thursday, October 10. Attendance is by RSVP only. Please contact CAPPS for details.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Wednesday, October 9

7am

1pm

CAPPS Annual Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament
Tee time 7:30am

Brookside Golf Club (offsite)

12pm

7pm

Registration Open

Huntington Foyer

1pm

4pm

Exhibitor Setup

Huntington Ballroom & Foyer

2pm

3:30pm

Pre-conference BPPE Workshop
Joanne Wenzel, Bureau Chief, BPPE

Georgian Ballroom

3:30pm

5pm

CAPPS Business Meeting, Town Hall & State Legislative Year in Review

David Vice, CAPPS President, President, Asher College
Robert W. Johnson, Executive Director, CAPPS
Matt Back, CAPPS Lobbyist, President, Matt Back Government Relations

Presentation of awards:
Allied Member of the Year - UNISA
School of the Year – Institute of Technology
Employer of the Year – Clovis Community Hospital

Georgian Ballroom

5pm

7pm

CAPPS Board of Director’s Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Live jazz performed by LAMA College for Music Professionals students

Huntington Ballroom

 

Thursday, October 10

7am

8am

Phil Rosen Memorial Walk
1.5 mile walk in neighborhood surrounding The Langham

Meet in hotel lobby

7am

7pm

Registration Open

Huntington Foyer

8am

9am

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Ritzert & Leyton, P.C.

Huntington Ballroom

9am

10:15am

OPENING GENERAL SESSION

National Anthem
Marcy Madison Bentley

Conference Welcome
David Vice, CAPPS Board President, President, Asher College

2013 Norma Ford Financial Aid Professional of the Year Award
Presented to Opel D. Oliver, Financial Aid Director, Platt College San Diego

Keynote Speaker
Scott Greenberg
“Survival of the Finest: Thriving During Times of Change & Adversity “

2013 CAPPS Hall of Fame STAR Awards
Presented to John Zimmerman, President, MTI College 

Conference Announcements
John Hanson, CAPPS Vice President, Campus Director, Pima Medical Institute

Viennese Ballroom

10:15am

10:45am

Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Pearson Technology Group

Massages by National Holistic Institute graduates

Massages and blood pressure checks by North-West College students

Huntington Ballroom

10:45am

12pm

Breakout #1
Admissions & Marketing Track

Ensuring Student Fit & Eligibility for Positive Outcomes
Ron Holt, Co-Chair Higher Education Practice, Dunn & Davison LLC
Lynelle Lynch, President, Bellus Academy
Sally Samuels, Director of Compliance, FAME
Dr. Jean Norris, Managing Partner, Norton/Norris

Georgian Ballroom

10:45am

12pm

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

Promenade

10:45am

12pm

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

Diplomat

10:45am

12pm

Breakout #4
Education & Operations Track

Accreditor Issues for the Next Two Years

ABHES – Michael D. White, Chief, Legal Division
ACCET – Dr. William V. Larkin, Executive Director
ACCSC – Christopher D. Lambert, Associate Executive Director
ACICS – Dr. Albert C Gray, President & CEO
DETC – Dr. Leah K. Matthews, Executive Director
WASC – Dr. Mary Ellen Petrisko, President

Viennese Ballroom

10:45am

12pm

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

Pavilion

12pm

1:30pm

Luncheon with Exhibitors
Sponsored by Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC

Massages by National Holistic Institute graduates

Massages and blood pressure checks by North-West College students

Huntington Ballroom

1:30pm

2:45pm

Breakout #6
Admissions & Marketing Track

How To Maximize Results Without Buying Advertising Or Hiring… Five Key Trends In 2014
Gregg Meiklejohn, Co-founder, Enrollment Resources Inc.
Shane Sparks, Co-founder, Enrollment Resources Inc.
Lynelle Lynch, President, Bellus Academy
Fred Carini, SVP, Milan Institute

Pavilion

 

1:30pm

2:45pm

Breakout #7
School Management Track

The Art of a Career College Relocation
Jeff Woolf, Senior Vice President, CBRE

Diplomat

1:30pm

2:45pm

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

Georgian Ballroom

1:30pm

2:45pm

Breakout #9
Education & Operations Track

Underemployed Generation Research Findings
Anthony S. Bieda, Vice President for External Affairs, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Promenade

1:30pm

2:45pm

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

Viennese Ballroom

2:45pm

3:15pm

Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc.

Massages by National Holistic Institute graduates

Massages and blood pressure checks by North-West College students

Huntington Ballroom

3:15pm

4:30pm

Breakout #11
Admissions & Marketing Track

Monetizing Student Debt; Compliance, Recovery & Positive Student Experiences
Matt Chinn, Director of Operations & Sales, UNISA
Jason Li, CFO, Success Education Colleges

Georgian Ballroom

3:15pm

4:30pm

Breakout #12
School Management Track

Talent Acquisition and Management
Debbie Muno, Managing Partner, Muno, Summers & Associates
Matthew Johnston, President, Santa Barbara Business College

Diplomat

3:15pm

4:30pm

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.

Promenade

 

3:15pm

4:30pm

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

Pavilion

3:15pm

4:30pm

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

Viennese Ballroom

5pm

7pm

Wine Tasting Reception
Sponsored by Duane Morris LLP

Massages by National Holistic Institute graduates

Massages and blood pressure checks by North-West College students

Live jazz performed by LAMA College for Music Professionals students

Huntington Ballroom

7pm

10pm

CAPPS 5th Annual ICEPAC Leadership Dinner – RSVP Required

The Royce

 

Friday, October 11 

7am

1pm

Registration Open

Huntington Foyer

8:30am

10am

Breakfast with Exhibitors

Huntington Ballroom

10am

11:15am

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

Pavilion

10am

11:15am

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

Viennese Ballroom

10am

11:15am

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

Diplomat

10am

11:15am

Breakout #19
Education & Operations Track 

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

Georgian Ballroom

10am

11:15am

Breakout #20
Compliance & Regulatory Track 

The Evolving Role of Accreditation
Christopher Lambert, Associate Executive Director, ACCSC

Promenade

11:15am

11:30am

Break
Sponsored by Dunn & Davison

Courtyard outside Viennese Ballroom

11:30am

1:00pm

Final General Session

Final General Session Keynote
“Focus Forward”
Steve Gunderson, President & CEO, APSCU 

Presentation of CAPPS Memorial Scholarships

  • Sue Fleming Memorial Scholarship for Allied Health awarded to Vivian Berumen, Medical Assisting Program, American Career College
  • Norma Ford Memorial Scholarship for Nursing awarded to Barbara Stippick, LVN Program, Stanbridge College
  • Bonnie Manley Memorial Scholarship for Cosmetology/Esthetics/Massage Therapy awarded to Arkivia Jones, Massage Therapy Program, American Career College
  • Mike Mikhail Memorial Scholarship for Recent Immigrants & First-Generation Americans awarded to Fariba Rabizadeh, Doctor of Psychology in Marriage Family Therapy, Ryokan College

Legal Update
Keith Zakarin, Partner, Chair of the Education Practice Group, Duane Morris LLP
Edward M. Cramp, Managing Partner, Duane Morris LLP 

Closing Comments
David Vice, CAPPS Board President, President, Asher College

Box Lunch – Courtyard outside Viennese Ballroom

Viennese Ballroom

GOLF

The CAPPS Annual Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is October 9, 2013 at the Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena.  Tee-off is at 7:30 AM, with breakfast provided prior.  Tournament registration is separate from Conference registration and is open to everyone.

  • Conference Attendee CAPPS MEMBER $150 (each registration is eligible for a $50 tax deduction)
  • Conference Attendee CAPPS NON-MEMBER $200 (each registration is eligible for a $100 tax deduction)
  • Not Attending the Conference $250 (Member & Non Member) (each registration is eligible for a $150 tax deduction)

Fees Include: Green fees; cart; tournament bucket of range balls; continental breakfast; boxed lunch; 2 drink tickets. 

Click here for golf registration and information.


HOTEL INFORMATION

The Langham Huntington
1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106

Guest room rate is $193/night, single/double occupancy.

The reservation cut-off date of September 27, 2013 has passed.  You may still reserve a room at The Langham, but must do so at prevailing rates.

Reserve by phone: Call 1-626-568-3900 or online.


SPONSORSHIPS

To view sponsorship details and to become a sponsor, please download the Sponsorship Menu and Reservation Form. Please note that while the sponsorships listed below are still available, the conference print deadline has passed and your company name will not be printed on conference signage or onsite promotional materials.

Grand $12,000 – SOLD
Major $8000 – SOLD
Keynote Speaker $5000 – 1 available
Thursday Lunch $3000 – SOLD
Friday Lunch $3000 – 1 available
Travel Kit $2500 – SOLD
Tote Bag $2000 – SOLD
Thursday Breakfast $2000 – SOLD
Friday Breakfast $2000 – 1 available
Name Badge Holder $1000 – SOLD
Pocket Agenda $1000 – SOLD
Thursday Morning Break $1000 – SOLD
Thursday Afternoon Break $1000 – SOLD
Friday Morning Break $750 – SOLD
Breakout Session $750 – multiple available

TOTE BAG INSERTS

One copy of company’s promotional insert will be included in each conference tote bag. All conference registrants receive a tote bag. Use the  Sponsorship Menu and Reservation Form to include your insert in the conference tote bag.

Tote Insert Fees

$250 Annual Conference Exhibitor
$500 CAPPS Member (not exhibiting)
$750 Non Member (not exhibiting)

Tote Insert Shipping Information

Do NOT send Tote Inserts to CAPPS. Send Tote Inserts directly to the Conference hotel.

To ensure receipt of your shipment by CAPPS at the hotel, please label your packages in the following manner:

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106
ATTN: CAPPS Annual Conference – TOTE INSERTS

Shipments should arrive NO EARLIER than Friday, October 4, but NO LATER than Monday, October 7. Shipments arriving after October 8 are not guaranteed to be included in the Conference Tote Bags.

To ensure that each attendee receives one of your Inserts, please provide at least 350 Inserts.


CONFERENCE PROGRAM ADS

Please note the deadline to submit conference program ads has passed.

Use the Sponsorship Menu and Reservation Form to reserve your spot in the printed conference program.

Full Page (7.5w x 10h”) $650 CAPPS Member $850 Non Member

Half Page (7.5w x 5.5h”) $450 CAPPS Member $650 Non Member

Quarter Page (3.625w x 5h”) $250 CAPPS Member $450 Non Member

Please send all ad art to Sanaz Kiesbye, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , no later than September 16, 2013.  Acceptable file formats are high resolution JPEG or PDF.


EXHIBITOR DIRECTORY


OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

Grand Sponsor

Pearson

Pearson Learning Solutions

Major Sponsor

McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw Hill

Wine Tasting Reception Sponsor

Duane Morris LLP

Lunch Sponsor

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC

PPSV

Travel Kit Sponsor

Diamond SIS

Diamond SIS

Educational Advisors Inc.

Educational Advisors Inc.

Tote Bag Sponsors

CUNet

CUNet 

Salmon Sims Thomas & Associates PLLC

Salmon Sims Thomas

Breakfast Sponsor

Ritzert & Leyton PC

Ritzert & Leyton PC

Break Sponsors

DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc.

DJA Financial Aid Services, Inc.

Dunn & Davison LLC

Dunn & Davison LLC

Pearson Technology Group

Name Badge Sponsor

Sacramento Ultrasound Institute

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Pocket Agenda Sponsor

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

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Breakout Session Sponsors

Muno, Summers & Associates

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Jones & Bartlett Learning

Jones & Bartlett Learning