Carrington College today announced that Craig Jacob, senior director of operations and interim executive director of Carrington’s Phoenix campuses, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. The board is charged with the licensing and regulation for 260 private postsecondary educational institutions in Arizona, as well as administration of the Student Tuition Recovery Fund.
Jacob oversees operations at Carrington campuses in Arizona, Nevada and California. He currently serves as the vice chair of Junior Achievement of Arizona and is also on the board of trustees for the Future Business Leaders of America’s Arizona chapter.
Jacob has 20 years of experience in the education industry and has been with Carrington and DeVry Education Group since 2009. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Arizona State University and his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix.
About Carrington College
Carrington College offers a diverse range of programs that lead to a Certificate of Achievement or Associate degree. As the starting point for healthcare careers, the college offers programs that prepare students for careers in the medical, dental and veterinary fields. More than 90,000 certificates and degrees have been earned by career-ready professionals at Carrington College to date. Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: www.accjc.org.
Additionally, many of the programs at the college are accredited by specialized accrediting bodies, which focus on specific occupational fields. Programmatic accreditation varies by campus; please check the website or catalog for accreditation information. The college provides employment-focused, outcome-based, postsecondary education and training.
Carrington College is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. For more information about Carrington College, visit http://carrington.edu/.