I am pleased to announce the appointments of Ms. Audrey Kaplan and Dr. Tamara Rozhon as commissioners on the ACICS Council, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Ms. Kaplan is Vice President of Compliance for the Education Corporation of America. Dr. Rozhon is President of Carrington College. Both have led post-secondary institutions through the rigors of the ACICS accreditation process. Expanded biographical sketches are provided below. We welcome Commissioners Kaplan and Rozhon to the Council.
Albert C. Gray, PhD
Ms. Kaplan has served in her current role with ECA since June 2012, with responsibility for company compliance in all major areas. Her prior experience in career education includes as regulatory affairs officer with Florida Career Colleges and Kaplan Higher Education. Ms. Kaplan earned a Juris Doctorate from the Shepard Broad Law center of Nova Southeastern University, and a baccalaureate degree from The American University in Washington, D.C. She has also served on the board of the Florida Association of Private Schools and Colleges.
Dr. Rozhon has served as Carrington President since August 2012. Before that she served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Administration of TCS Education System, which included The Chicago School of professional Psychology, Pacific Oaks College and the Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law. She also served in executive capacities at Alta Colleges, Argosy University the American Schools of Professional Psychology. Dr. Rozhon earned her Ph.D. in higher education management at the University of Pennsylvania; a Master’s degree in Adult Education from National-Louis University and a baccalaureate degree from Northern Illinois University.