Final Gainful Employment Regulations: The Metrics Reloaded (EDU150G)

Presented By: Yolanda R. Gallegos
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Event Details
  • Pre-recorded Webinar
  • 60 minutes
  • Wed, January 14, 2015
Event Description

The Gainful Employment Regulations have finally hit us. Find out how the final version of these regulations affect you and your organization. Know more about Federal Student Aid

Years in the waiting, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has finally issued its controversial and long-awaited "gainful employment" regulations in final form.

Join expert speaker, Yolanda R. Gallegos, in this webinar about final gainful employment regulations as she condenses and simplifies the hundreds of pages of these regulations.

These new graduate debt and earnings standards will create unprecedented administrative obligations on public, non-profit, and for-profit sectors of higher education. The regulations have generated heated opposition from all sectors of higher education and two lawsuits are already underway challenging their legality.

Tune into this latest briefing and learn of changes that ED has made to the final regulations including:

  • Eliminating the pCDR metric for purposes of assessing programmatic eligibility
  • Changing the applicable interest rate for calculating debt
  • Expanding federal student warnings
  • Expanding disclosure requirements
  • Expanding certification requirements
  • Expanding transition period

Session Highlights:

  • Highlights of two lawsuits already filed challenging these regulations
  • New information revealed by ED in the preamble to its regulations
  • Ways to monitor your institution's likelihood of passing debt to earnings metrics
  • Examples of factual scenarios leading to passing or failing metrics
  • How to utilize existing public data to assess your institution's performance under the proposed regulation
  • Legislative strategies to address regulation's flaws in light of mid-term elections
  • Annual Earnings Rate
  • Discretionary Income Rate
  • The possible outcomes of Debt to Earning Rate
  • Then When and How of Student Warning
  • When is Certification required?
  • Where should disclosures appear?

Your take-away from this conference would be:

  • Get the latest contents/updates of the gainful employment regulations as issued in final form by the US Department of Education
  • Information on the changes made from the proposed regulations and discussion on the new information provided by the Department in the preamble to the regulations
  • Learn how these regulations are expected to impact non-profit and public postsecondary institutions and how this impact may be different for for-profit institutions

Who Should Attend

  • Officers and owners of community colleges and other public institutions offering short-term, non-degree programs and private sector (for-profit) postsecondary institutions
  • Investors in private sector postsecondary institutions
  • Career placement professionals
  • Postsecondary financial aid professionals
  • Postsecondary regulatory and compliance professionals

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About Our Speaker(s)

Yolanda R. Gallegos
The Gallegos Legal Group, founded by Yolanda Gallegos, is a national education law practice, representing colleges and universities around the country. Gallegos Legal Group specializes in higher education regulatory compliance and risk management in areas associated with federal student aid, student grievances, civil r... More info


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