Kelley Blanchard

Vice President of Professional Development

Blanchard Kelley Blanchard was named Vice President of Professional Development for the   Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) in September, 2015. Prior to this role, she managed the educational programming for the association as the Manager of Professional Development. Kelley has developed professional development opportunities for APSCU members to expand the scope and quality of offerings provided in both webinars and live meetings.

Prior to joining APSCU, Kelley managed continuing education programming for a variety of medical specialty societies including the American Gastroenterological Association and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Within those societies she managed live and online continuing education programs for medical professionals. She has managed the accreditation process through to compliance under the standards of both the American Council for Continuing Medical Education and the American Nursing Credentialing Center.

Kelley is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.


800k graduates

PSCUs open doors to many of the 9.1 million unemployed and 90 million undereducated Americans by providing a skills-based education. To remain competitive over the next decade, we must identify between 8 and 23 million new workers with postsecondary skills.PSCUs are a necessary part of that solution, having produced over 800,000 degrees last year alone.