December 15, 2019
News in 2009

12-24-2009December 2009 Commission Actions

MEMORANDUM December 24, 2009 SCHOOL ACTIONS Below is a listing of final actions taken by the ABHES Commission at its December 2009 meeting. Actions that are not considered final, including deferral of accreditation pending additional information, do not appear on this list. More specific information on each applicant, including contact information and grant length, can be found at INITIAL INSTITUTIONAL GRANT College of Massage Therapy, Blackfoot, ID Covenant School of Surgical Technology, Lubbock, TX Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, Concord, CA Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, Fresno, CA Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, Modesto, CA Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, San Mateo, CA National College of Technical Instruction, Milwaukie, OR DENIAL...More


12-10-2009Call for Commissioner Nominations

ABHES BULLETIN This is notification of commissioner positions available for the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) for election by the membership and appointment by the Commission.  To assure that ABHES maintains the blend of commissioner credentials and experience required by its recognition by the United States Department of Education, the Bylaws describe specific, required qualifications with each of the eleven seats on the Commission.  The terms of office of four current commissioners will expire on June 30, 2010.  The four seats to be filled and the specific necessary qualifications to hold each of these is as follows: Elected Seats 3 and...More


12-09-2009Richard L. Luebke Memorial Scholarship Winner

ABHES BULLETIN ABHES is pleased to announce Sharonda Saddler, Allied College, Maryland Heights, Missouri, has been chosen as the winner of the Richard L. Luebke Memorial Scholarship!  Ms. Saddler is a full-time surgical technology program student and full-time mother of two. As noted in the nomination, not missing a single day of school, Sharonda has never greeted anyone with anything less than a smile.  Sharonda, in her own words, states “I want the best I can be for myself and daughters…I do not want to be a failure in their eyes.” The Richard L. Luebke Memorial Scholarship Committee, moved by Ms. Saddler’s story and...More


12-08-2009Success Stories

The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) has always taken seriously its mission of ensuring that their accredited institutions and programs achieve and comply with the high standards necessary to effectively prepare students for careers in the health care industry.  Programs are measured by the competency of an institution’s faculty and staff, the amount of available resources, the quality of their training equipment, and the accessibility of externship facilities.  ABHES is responsible for ensuring schools are consistent in all areas pertaining to student instruction and training. Student placement is one of the highest priorities of any school and ABHES is...More


10-23-2009Call For Graduate Success Stories

ABHES BULLETIN October 23, 2009 Thanks to all that submitted graduate success stories to ABHES.  We have attempted to post to our website as many as possible.  It is quite gratifying for those of us at ABHES to read these stories and to acknowledge the continuing accomplishments of our institutions and programs in educating students to become an integral part of the healthcare system. ABHES again invites its accredited institutions and programs to submit graduate success stories to ABHES for continued website posting this year. Personal accounts of those who have gone through your institution or program to achieve professional success in their...More


10-15-2009Richard Luebke Sr. Memorial Scholarship Program

ABHES BULLETIN With colleges back in full swing and enrollment numbers high, you have most likely seen many new faces at your campuses. Is there an outstanding student you feel is deserving of the Richard L. Luebke Memorial Scholarship?  ABHES continues to seek nominees for this award which honors Dick, a former colleague and friend to many, and a huge supporter of postsecondary, private education. I would also like to thank those of you who have contributed your support to this scholarship by making a donation.   If you would like to nominate a student or make a donation, please refer to the...More


10-09-2009Master Teacher Award

Master Teacher Award 2010   Elsevier, the world's leading health careers publisher, is pleased to team up with the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), to present the sixth Master Teacher Award.  The Master Teacher Award recognizes best practices in teaching in the allied health disciplines.  Examples of suitable best practices include, but are not limited to:  Effective or unique teaching methods  Successful practices for teaching special populations  Effective integration of clinical experiences  Unique use of multimedia and e-learning tools One winning entry will be selected by representatives from Elsevier and ABHES. The recipient of the Master Teacher Award 2010 will attend the National Conference on Allied Health...More


10-02-2009H1N1 Influenza Virus Awareness

Please click below H1N1 Influenza Virus Awareness document for ABHES Bulletin. H1N1 Influenza Virus Awareness...More


09-14-2009Constitution Day

ABHES BULLETIN On Thursday, September 17, 2009, we celebrate Constitution Day. Institutions receiving Federal funding, including Title IV financial aid, are required to hold a program pertaining to the United States Constitution for all students attending the institution. Examples of activities that meet the requirement are readings of the constitution aloud in a group setting; displaying posters throughout the institution with articles and asking students to comment in writing on a particular amendment, and playing games that include questions about the constitution. The regulations for complying with Constitution Day, issued by the U.S. Department of Education in May 2005 allow institutions the...More


09-14-2009Message from Robert Johnson

Message from Robert Johnson, Executive Director of (CAPPS), to Carol Moneymaker, Executive Director of ABHES September 12, 2009 At 1:15 am Saturday, September 12, 2009, the California State Assembly passed AB 48. This comes after the State Senate passed AB 48 several hours earlier in the evening yesterday.   This action virtually assures that California will have an oversight law effective Jan.1 2010.   The California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) is thrilled that after the last five years of attempting to replace the former set of laws that lead to California having a reputation as a State that was anti-school, we have a...More


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