Rating the Rating System: The New Federal Postsecondary Institution Ratings System

June 04, 2015

June 4, 2015:  Yolanda Gallegos, together with Diane Auer Jones, Senior Vice President and Chief External Affairs Officer, Career Education Corp.; Anthony S. Bieda, Vice President of External Affairs, ACICS;  and Robert Johnson, Executive Director of California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) will present: “Rating the Rating System: The New Federal Postsecondary Institution Ratings System” at the … Continue reading Rating the Rating System: The New Federal Postsecondary Institution Ratings System

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Final Gainful Employment Regulations: The Metrics Reloaded

January 14, 2015

January 14, 2015: Yolanda Gallegos presented a webinar entitled: “Final Gainful Employment Regulations: The Metrics Reloaded” hosted by AudioSolutions.  Contact Audio Solutionz to obtain a copy of the presentation. Years in the waiting, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has finally issued its controversial and long-awaited “gainful employment” regulations in final form. Join expert speaker, Yolanda R. Gallegos, in this … Continue reading Final Gainful Employment Regulations: The Metrics Reloaded

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President Obama’s College Affordability Plan: Tremor or Seismic Shift?

September 18, 2014

September 18, 2014: Yolanda Gallegos presented a webinar entitled: “President Obama’s College Affordability Plan: Tremor or Seismic Shift?” hosted by AudioSolutionz.  Contact AudioSolutionz  to obtain a copy of the presentation. Any day now, President Obama will propose a rating system of postsecondary schools that is designed to fundamentally change how Title IV funds are awarded by creating a … Continue reading President Obama’s College Affordability Plan: Tremor or Seismic Shift?

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US Department of Education Gainful Employment Regulations: What to Expect

May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014: Yolanda Gallegos presented a webinar entitled: “US Department of Education Gainful Employment Regulations:  What to Expect” hosted by AudioSolutionz.  Contact AudioSolutionz  to obtain a copy of the presentation. At the end of March 2014, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released its controversial and long-awaited “gainful employment” notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).  This mammoth 841-page release … Continue reading US Department of Education Gainful Employment Regulations: What to Expect

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USDE Gainful Employment Regulations: The Sequel

February 27, 2014

February 27, 2014: Yolanda Gallegos presented a webinar entitled:“USDE Gainful Employment Regulations: The Sequel” hosted by AudioSolutionz.  Contact AudioSolutionz  to obtain a copy of the presentation. In December 2013, USDE released draft regulations that spell out a regulatory scheme with potentially catastrophic results. This webinar will inform private sector postsecondary schools of what USDE has proposed and identify where … Continue reading USDE Gainful Employment Regulations: The Sequel

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President Obama’s Plan for Making College More Affordable: A Seismic Shift

December 12, 2013

December 12, 2013: Yolanda Gallegos presented a webinar entitled “President Obama’s Plan for Making College More Affordable: A Seismic Shift” hosted by the Association for Private Sector Colleges and Universities. On August 22, 2013 President Obama released details of his college affordability plan which he promises will aggressively “shake up” higher education.  Learn how this plan would … Continue reading President Obama’s Plan for Making College More Affordable: A Seismic Shift

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Gainful Employment 2.0: Where are the Bugs?

November 19, 2013

November 19, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee Yolanda Gallegos presented “Gainful Employment 2.0: Where are the Bugs?” at the Nashville Airport Marriott for the Association for Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) State Affairs Committee meeting.

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President Obama’s Plan for Making College More Affordable: A Seismic Shift?

November 09, 2013

November 9, 2013 at 1:30 p.m., Yolanda Gallegos presented “President Obama’s Plan for Making College More Affordable: A Seismic Shift?”at the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS) Annual Conference and Business Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Jacksonville, Florida.  See more at http://www.cvent.com/events/2013-acics-annual-conference/speakers-a83a39538d2c473c86d95c450d4e46f9.aspx

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: A New Sheriff in Town

November 10, 2012

Yolanda Gallegos presented “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: A New Sheriff in Town” at the ACICS Centennial Conference at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. [See Press Release] Additional details may be found at: http://www.acics.org/events/content.aspx?id=5000. “Ms. Gallegos provides educational institutions with the distinct advantage of working with an experienced attorney with a large-firm background at rates that … Continue reading The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: A New Sheriff in Town

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Together We Can Prepare for Oversight by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

October 12, 2012

Yolanda Gallegos presented to private sector colleges at the Career Colleges and Schools of Texas’s 2012 Annual Conference on Friday, October 12, 2012. Her presentation, “Together We Can Prepare for Oversight by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau”was delivered at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, Texas. For more information visit: http://www.ccst.org/page/conference/annual_conference. To view photographs that were taken at … Continue reading Together We Can Prepare for Oversight by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Defending Student Civil Rights Claims

September 14, 2012

Yolanda Gallegos presented a webinar on “Defending Student Civil Rights Claims” to members of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) on September 14, 2012 at 2:00 p,m. Eastern Time.

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Understanding the Gainful Employment Debt Measures

November 17, 2011

Yolanda Gallegos presented a national webinar to members of the Council on Law in Higher Education on “Understanding the Gainful Employment Debt Measures”at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time. Go to www.clhe.org to register for the webinar.

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Gainful Employment Repayment Rate Regulations

October 28, 2011

October 28, 2011 – Yolanda Gallegos presented a national webinar for members of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities on the Gainful Employment Repayment Rate Regulations.

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APSCU Program Integrity Series: Misrepresentation Regulations Webinar

June 15, 2011

In this Webinar: Statutory Authority Summary of Regulation Expanded Definition of Misrepresentation Differences Between Common Law Misrepresentation and ED Regulation Imputation of Liability for Substantial Misrepresentations of Third Parties Covered Scope of Subject Matter of Misrepresentation Exposure to Other Actions for Misrepresentations What to Do Read more.

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Surviving the Storm and Emerging Stronger: Preparing for Ed’s Program Integrity Regulations

October 08, 2010

Career Colleges and Schools of Texas Galveston, Texas In this Seminar: Current Political Climate for For-Profit Institutions Program Integrity Regulations: Changes on the Horizon Gainful Employment Proposed Regulations Reporting and Disclosure Requirements Metric for Assessing Gainful Employment Incentive Compensation Proposed Regulations: Removal of Safe Harbors What to Do Read more.

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HEOA Final Regulations & Program Integrity Rulemaking

December 10, 2009

SWASFAA Albuquerque, New Mexico In this Seminar: HEOA Rulemaking Process Changes to Cohort Default Rate Calculation Methodology – Ending FY 2011 Year Round Pell: Award of Pell From Two Scheduled Awards in One Year Program Integrity: Negotiated Rule-Making Read more.

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