Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Proprietary Schools

The Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision (BPSS) oversees and monitors non-degree granting proprietary schools in New York State. The Bureau is responsible for ensuring that the overall educational quality of the programs offered will provide students with the necessary skills to secure meaningful employment and for protecting students' financial interests while attending proprietary schools. BPSS licenses/registers proprietary schools and credentials proprietary school teachers to ensure that appropriate standards are met. The Bureau investigates student complaints and conducts comprehensive investigations of schools to assure compliance with Education Law and Commissioner's Regulations. Proprietary schools under BPSS jurisdiction include trade and business schools, computer training facilities, and for-profit English as a Second Language (ESL) schools.

So, if you have clients who want to start a school to teach bartending, pet grooming, cosmetology or barbering, modeling, business skills and technology, any of the businesses listed in the previous sentence, or just about any non-degree school you or your client can imagine, click on the title of the article. This is the place to go, complete with forms.

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