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Monday, March 3

3:00pm – 6:30pm Registration Open

5:00pm – 6:30pm Welcome Reception

Tuesday, March 4

7:15am Registration Open

7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast

8:30am – 8:45am Welcome

  • Robert Herzog, APSCU Board Chair

8:45am – 10:00am Crafting the Positive Impact Proposition of Private Sector Colleges and Universities

10:00am – 10:15am Break

To prepare APSCU members for their visits to Capitol Hill, morning sessions will offer perspectives on what lies ahead on the regulatory and legislative front.

10:15am – 11:00am Gainful Employment and Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act Presentation (Members Only)

  • Becky Campoverde, SVP Government Relations, Kaplan, Inc.
    APSCU Board Member
  • Sally Stroup, EVP and General Counsel, APSCU
  • Tami Plofchan, Director of Government Relations, APSCU

11:00am – 11:30pm Communications Presentation (Members Only)

  • Noah Black, VP of Communications, APSCU

11:30pm – 12:00pm Hill Day Briefing (Members Only)

  • Tony Guida, EVP External Affairs, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., APSCU Board Member

Tony will share key information and guidance for effective Hill visits.

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch

  • Steve Gunderson, President & CEO, APSCU

2:30pm – 4:00pm 2014 GREAT Awards Reception
Location:  Gold Room, Rayburn House Office Building
(Steve Gunderson to give opening remarks)

4:00pm – 6:00pm Hill Day Congressional Appointments

Wednesday, March 5

8:00am – 9:00am Breakfast

9:30am – 5:00pm Hill Day Congressional Appointments



Best Practices APSCU published best practices.


800k graduates

PSCUs open doors to many of the 13 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.