June 2008

Imagine America Foundation to unveil important research at 2008 CCA Convention

Washington, D.C. (June 9, 2008) – The Imagine America Foundation (IAF) has a longstanding reputation in the career college sector of higher education. IAF has acted as a force for changing public perception of the sector by providing scholarships, training and research. As one of higher education’s most active advocates, IAF is proud to announce that it will be leading the research track at the career college sector’s largest gathering.

In order to further the interests of those involved in this integral sector of postsecondary education, IAF will be unveiling vital research this June at the 2008 CCA Convention & Exposition in Las Vegas. In three separate research tracks, the not-for-profit Foundation will tackle some of the hottest topics facing career colleges today: labor force shortages, high school recruiting, and return on investment for faculty training programs.

“The Imagine America Foundation has been bringing critical research to the career college sector for more than 25 years,” said Robert L. Martin, President of the Imagine America Foundation. “It’s something we’re committed to. Having the opportunity to share this information at career colleges’ largest event puts us in a great position to bring our research to a wider audience.”

The sessions are scheduled for the following times:

Return on Investment for Faculty Development
Wednesday, June 25, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.

IAF will provide a case study on how the landmark training provided by the Center for Excellence in Education has affected a Universal Technical Institute (UTI) campus. This presentation will cover the following topics: