Beernink Reappointed to WASC for Community and Junior Colleges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – July 2, 2008 - Holly Beernink, director of Academic Affairs and Accreditation Liaison Officer at Western Career College, has been appointed to a second three-year term on the board of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, part of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). She will represent private schools on the commission.

Western Career College is one of five private California career colleges accredited by WASC, which is among six regional U.S. institutions that accredit public schools, colleges, universities and community colleges. It covers California, Hawaii and U.S. territories in the Pacific.

“Private schools provide a vital link between employers and people with the ambition to start new careers. I’m honored by the opportunity to represent Western Career College and all private schools that strive for excellence in education,” said Beernink, who has been with Western Career College since (year).