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Dr. Elizabeth French, Director, Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning
Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education

PO Box 302000
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
334-242-2179
Elizabeth.french@ache.alabama.gov
www.ache.alabama.gov

Tivoli Nash, Director of Private School Licensure
Private School Licensure Division
Alabama Community College System

P.O. Box 302130
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2130
334-293-4653
tivoli.nash@accs.edu
www.accs.cc

Closed school transcript requests/information: https://www.accs.cc/index.cfm/school-licensure/closed-school-transcript/

Tyler Eggen, Program Coordinator
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education

PO Box 110505
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0505
907-465-6741
tyler.eggen@alaska.gov
acpe.alaska.gov

Kevin LaMountain, Executive Director
Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1740 W. Adams, Suite 3008
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-5716
kevin.lamountain@azppse.gov
ppse.az.gov

Keith Blanchard, Deputy Director
Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
1740 W. Adams, Suite 3008
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-5769
keith.blanchard@azppse.gov
ppse.az.gov

Alana Boles, Program Director of Private Career and Out of State Education
Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Higher Education

423 Main Street, Suite 400
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
501-371-2000
Alana.boles@adhe.edu
www.adhe.edu

Leeza Rifredi
California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

2535 Capitol Oaks Dr., Ste. 400
Sacramento, CA 95833
leeza.rifredi@dca.ca.gov
www.bppe.ca.gov

*For transcript requests, please download the following form http://www.bppe.ca.gov/students/transcript_req.pdf or call 916-431-6959 for assistance.

Lorna A. Candler, Director
Division of Private Occupational Schools
Colorado Department of Higher Education

1600 Broadway, Suite 2200
Denver, Colorado 80202
303-862-3001
lorna.candler@dhe.state.co.us
highered.colorado.gov/dpos

Amy Knoblauch, Data and Research Specialist
Division of Private Occupational Schools
Colorado Department of Higher Education

1600 Broadway, Suite 2200
Denver, Colorado 80202
303-862-3001
amy.knoblauch@dhe.state.co.us
highered.colorado.gov/dpos

*Requests for Jones International University records ONLY*
Heather DeLange, Degree Authorization Act Officer

Colorado Department of Higher Education
1600 Broadway, Suite 2200
Denver, Colorado 80202
303-862-3001
heather.delange@dhe.state.co.us
highered.colorado.gov

Sean Seepersad, PhD, Division Director of Academic Affairs
Connecticut Department of Higher Education

450 Columbus Blvd., Ste. 707
Hartford, Connecticut 06103-1841
860-947-1837
Sean.Seepersad@ct.gov
www.ctohe.org

Robert Grey, Education Associate
Delaware Department of Higher Education
401 Federal St., Suite 2
Dover, Delaware 19901
(302) 735-4262
robert.grey@doe.k12.de.us
https://www.doe.k12.de.us

Dr. Patti Keeton, Education Associate for Private Business/Trade Schools
Delaware Department of Higher Education

401 Federal St., Suite 2
Dover, Delaware 19901
302-857-3313
Patricia.keeton@doe.k12.de.us
www.doe.k12.de.us

Samuel Ferguson, Executive Director
Florida Commission for Independent Education

325 W. Gaines St., Suite 1414
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
850-245-3200
SAM.FERGUSON@fldoe.org
www.fldoe.org
For transcript requests, please visit http://www.fldoe.org/policy/cie and click on the link “Transcript Request”.

Kirk Shook, Executive Director
Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

2082 E. Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, Georgia 30084
770-414-3300
https://gnpec.georgia.gov/

Laura Vieth, Deputy Director
Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

2082 E. Exchange Place, Suite 220
Tucker, Georgia 30084
770-414-3306
lauras@gnpec.org
https://gnpec.georgia.gov/

Jayson Horiuchi, Program Administrator, Hawaii Post Secondary Education Authorization Program
Hawaii Dept. of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

335 Merchant Street, Room 310
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
808-586-7327
jhoriuch@dcca.hawaii.gov
http://cca.hawaii.gov/hpeap

Tamara Baysinger, State Coordinator for Private Colleges and Proprietary Schools
Idaho State Board of Education

650 W. State Street, S-307
Boise, Idaho 83720-0037
208-332-1587
Tamara.Baysinger@osbe.idaho.gov
www.boardofed.idaho.gov

Stephanie Bernoteit, Interim Deputy Director, Private Business and Vocational Schools
Illinois Board of Education

1 N. Old State Capitol, Plaza, Suite 333
Springfield, Illinois 62701
217-557-7382
Bernoteit@ibhe.org
www.ibhe.org

Stephen K. Turner, Program Director of Institution Accreditation and Compliance
Office for Career and Technical Schools
Indiana Department of Workforce Development

10 N Senate Ave., SE #308
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-232-1732
skturner@dwd.in.gov
www.in.gov/dwd/OCTS.htm

Ross Miller, Director of State Authorization and Reciprocity
Indiana Board for Proprietary Education/Indiana Commission for Higher Education
101 W. Ohio Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
317-464-4400 Ext. 138
rmiller@che.in.gov
www.in.gov/bpe/

Ken Sauer, Ph.D , Senior Associate Commissioner and Chief Academic Officer
Indiana Commission for Higher Education
101 W. Ohio Street, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1984
Office: (317) 232-1090
Cell: (317) 908-0536
Fax: (317) 464-4410
ksauer@che.in.gov
www.in.gov/che/

Iowa College Student Aid Commission
Postsecondary Registration

475 SW Fifth Street, Ste. D
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-725-3400
jayne.smith@iowa.gov
Lisa.pundt@iowa.gov
IowaCollegAid.gov/SchoolAuthorization
Schools are welcome to call or email for information, guidance, documentation and any other assistance.

Crystal Puderbaugh, Director for Academic Affairs
Kansas Board of Regents

1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 520
Topeka, Kansas 66612
785-430-4287
cpuderbaugh@ksbor.org
www.kansasregents.org

Sally Ediger, Office Operations Associate for Academic Affairs
Kansas Board of Regents

1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 520
Topeka, Kansas 66612
785-430-4290
sediger@ksbor.org
www.kansasregents.org

Jennifer Armour, Associate Director for Academic Affairs
Kansas Board of Regents

1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 520
Topeka, Kansas 66612
785-430-4288
jarmour@ksbor.org
www.kansasregents.org

Sarah Levy, Executive Director of Postsecondary Licensing
Council on Postsecondary Education

100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-573-1555
Sarah.levy@ky.gov
www.cpe.ky.gov

Misty N. Edwards, Executive Director
Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education

500 Mero Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: 502-564-4248
Fax: 502-564-4248
misty.edwards@ky.gov
www.kcpe.ky.gov

LeAnn Detillier, Assistant Commissioner for Program Administration
State of Louisiana Board of Regents

1201 N. 3rd St., Suite 6-200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-342-4253
leann.detillier@laregents.edu
http://www.regents.la.gov/

Carol Marabella, Proprietary School Program Administrator
State of Louisiana Board of Regents

1201 N. 3rd St., Suite 6-200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-342-4253
Carol.marabella@la.gov
http://www.regents.la.gov/

Melissa Anders, Data Program Manager
State of Louisiana Board of Regents

1201 N. 3rd St., Suite 6-200
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-342-4253
melissa.anders@laregents.edu
http://www.regents.la.gov/

Jason C. Libby, Higher Education Specialist
Office of Higher Education

23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
207-624-6856
Jason.Libby@maine.gov
www.maine.gov/doe/learning/highered

Karen King-Sheridan, Associate Director of Collegiate Affairs
Maryland Higher Education Commission

6 N. Liberty St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-3300
karen.king-sheridan@maryland.gov
http://www.mhec.state.md.us/

Ashley Wallace, PhD, Associate Director, Career and Workforce Education
Maryland Higher Education Commission

6 N. Liberty St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-3300
ashley.wallace@maryland.gov
http://www.mhec.state.md.us/

Matthew Keigan, Executive Director
Engineers, Architects, Occupational Schools, Division of Professional Licensure

1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118-6100
Phone: 617-826-5234
Fax: 617-727-2328
matthew.keigan@state.ma.us
www.mass.gov/dpl/schools

Mary Jayne Fay, Ed.D., Education Specialist
Office of Private Occupational School Education, Division of Professional Licensure

Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure
Office of Private Occupational School Education
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118-6100
Phone: 617-727-5811
Fax: 617-727-9932
Maryjayne.fay@state.ma.us
www.mass.gov/dpl/schools

James R. Farhat, Departmental Specialist
Employment & Training, Postsecondary Schools and State Approving
Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

201 N. Washington Square, 4th Floor
Lansing, MI 48913
Phone: 517-335-4000
farhatj@michigan.gov
www.michigan.gov/pss

Betsy Talbot, Manager, Student Consumer Advocate
Minnesota Office of Higher Education

1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, Minnesota 55108
651-259-3965
Betsy.talbot@state.mn.us
www.ohe.state.mn.us

Kim Verneuille, Director of Proprietary Schools
Mississippi Commission of Proprietary School and College Registration, Mississippi Community College Board

3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
601-432-6185
kverneuille@mccb.edu
https://www.mccb.edu/offices/proprietary-schools

Menia Dykes, Director of Accreditation (MCCA Executive Secretary)
Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
601-432-6372
mdykes@mississippi.edu
www.mississippi.edu/mcca

Laura Vedenhaupt, Director of Proprietary School Certification
Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development

P.O. Box 1469
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
573-751-2361
laura.vedenhaupt@dhewd.mo.gov
https://dhewd.mo.gov/

Helen Thigpen, Associate Legal Counsel
Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

PO Box 203201
Helena, MT 59620-3201
406-449-9167
hthigpen@montana.edu
http://mus.edu/che/default.asp

Brad Dirksen, Program Director
Private Postsecondary Career Schools and Veterans Education
Nebraska Department of Education

301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
402-471-4825
brad.dirksen@nebraska.gov
http://www.education.ne.gov/PPCS/

Kathleen Fimple, Academic Programs Officer
Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Ed.

140 N 8th St., Suite 300
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
402-471-0030
Kathleen.fimple@nebraska.gov
http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/CCPE/

Kelly Wuest, Administrator
Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Ed.

2800 E. St. Louis Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104
701-486-7330
kdwuest@detr.nv.gov
http://cpe.nv.gov/

Pat Moquin, Closed School Transcripts
New Hampshire Department of Education, Division of Educator Support and Higher Education

101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-0289
Fax: 603-271-1953
patricia.moquin@doe.nh.gov
https://www.education.nh.gov/highered/index.htm

Shireen Meskoob, Program Specialist I
Office of Career School Licensing
New Hampshire Department of Education, Division of Educator Support and Higher Education

101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3494
603-271-6443
Shireen.Meskoob@doe.nh.gov
https://www.education.nh.gov/highered/index.htm

School Approval Unit
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development

P.O. Box 057
Trenton, NJ 08625-0057
http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor/index.html

Eric Taylor, Esq., Director of the Office of Licensure
Office of the Secretary of Higher Ed.

1 John Fitch Plaza, 10th Floor
PO Box 542
Trenton, NJ 08625-0542
609-984-3738
Eric.Taylor@oshe.nj.gov
https://www.state.nj.us/treas/highereducation
Please note: This office only handles matters involving colleges and universities. All other inquiries for vocational or trade schools should be directed to the NJ Training Evaluation Unit

Pascal Buser, Director, Private Postsecondary Schools Division
New Mexico Higher Education Department

2044 Galisteo Street, Suite 4
Sante Fe, New Mexico 87505-2100
505-476-8409
Pascal.Buser@state.nm.us
www.hed.state.nm.us/

Alicia Armijo, NM SARA Coordinator, Legal Division
New Mexico Higher Education Department

2044 Galisteo Street, Suite 4
Sante Fe, New Mexico 87505-2100
505-476-8411
alicia.armijo@state.nm.us
www.hed.state.nm.us/

Ellen Zunon, Associate in Higher Ed
Office of College and University Education

89 Washington Avenue, Room 969 EBA
Albany, New York 12234
518-474-2593
ezunon@mail.nysed.gov
http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue

Carole Yates, Director, Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision
New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 1613 OCP
Albany, New York 12234
518-474-3969
cyates@mail.nysed.gov
www.highered.nysed.gov/bpss

Scott Corl, Executive Director
Office of Proprietary Schools
North Carolina Community College System

200 West Jones Street, 5026 MSC
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699
919-807-7061
corls@ncommunitycolleges.edu
www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/Proprietary_Schools/

Kaity McNeill, Director of Licensure
University of North Carolina System Office

910 Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-962-4550
stateauthorization@northcarolina.edu
https://www.northcarolina.edu/stateauthorization

Michael Netzloff, Administrator
North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education

State Capitol, 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, # 270
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
701-328-3181
mnetzloff@nd.gov
www.nd.gov/cte

Nancy Green
North Dakota University System

10th Floor, State Capitol
600 East Boulevard Ave, Dept. 215
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0230
701-328-4102
Nancy.Green@NDUS.edu
http://www.ndus.edu/system/

John Ware, Director
Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools

30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481
Columbus, OH 43215
614-466-7802
John.ware@scr.state.oh.us
scr.ohio.gov

Matt Exline, Assistant Director
Board of Regents

25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215
614-728-3095
Mexline@regents.state.oh.us

Kyle Foster, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
State Regents for Higher Education

655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
405-225-9163
kfoster@osrhe.edu
http://www.okhighered.org/

Nora Ann House, Director
Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools

3700 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 250
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118
405-528-3370, ext. 24
nhouse@obpvs.ok.gov
http://obpvs.ok.gov/

Dept. of Career and Technical Education (for public tech centers)
1500 W 7th Ave.
Stillwater, OK 74074
405-377-2000
https://www.okcareertech.org/

Transcript Requests, Office of Private Postsecondary Education
Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission

3225 25th St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-947-5716
info.PPS@state.or.us
www.oregon.gov/highered

Veronica Dujon, Director, Office of Private Postsecondary Education
Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission

3225 25th St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-947-5744
veronica.dujon@hecc.oregon.gov

Lynette Kuhn, Chief
Division of Higher Education, Access, and Equity
Pennsylvania Division of Higher Education
333 Market St., 12th Floor
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126
717-783-6786
RA-highereducation@pa.gov
www.education.state.pa.us

Nicole Campbell, Chief
Division of Law Enforcement Education and Trade Schools
Division of Higher Education, Access, and Equity
Pennsylvania Division of Higher and Career Education
333 Market St., 12th Floor
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126
717-783-8228
RA-PLS@pa.gov
https://www.education.pa.gov/Postsecondary-Adult/CollegeCareer/pls/Pages/default.aspx

Deanna Velletri
Rhode Island Office of Higher Education

560 Jefferson Blvd.
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
401-736-1118
deanna.velletri@riopc.edu
www.riopc.org

Stacey Price, Coordinator, Nonpublic Institution Licensing
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

1122 Lady St., Suite 300
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
803-737-7781
sprice@che.sc.gov
www.che.sc.gov

For transcripts requests, please visit: http://www.che.sc.gov/CHE_Docs/AcademicAffairs/License/Transcript_Request_Form.pdf

Katie Maley, Senior Academic Affairs Coordinator
South Dakota Board of Regents

306 East Capitol Ave, Ste. 200
Pierre, South Dakota 57501
605-773-3455
Katie.Maley@sdbor.edu
www.sdbor.edu/Pages/default.aspx

Stephanie Bellard Chase, Associate Executive Director
Division of Postsecondary State Authorization
Tennessee Higher Education Commission

312 Rosa L. Parks Ave., 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
615-741-5293
http://www.tn.gov/thec

Julie Woodruff, Assistant Executive Director & Lead Attorney
Division of Postsecondary State Authorization
Tennessee Higher Education Commission

312 Rosa L. Parks Ave., 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
615-253-8857
julie.woodruff@tn.gov
http://www.tn.gov/thec

Milan George, Policy Program Specialist
Texas Workforce Commission

1117 Trinity
Austin, TX 78701
512-936-3100
career.schools@twc.state.tx.us/

Cathie A. Maeyaert, Director – Private Postsecondary Institutions
Texas Higher Ed Coordinating Board

1200 E. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
512-427-6527
Cathie.maeyaert@thecb.state.tx.us
www.thecb.state.tx.us/

Marla Winegar, Commerce Manager
Utah Dept. of Commerce, Division of Consumer Protection

160 East 300 South, 2nd Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
801-530-6601
mwinegar@utah.gov
www.dcp.utah.gov

Cassandra Ryan, Postsecondary Approval Coordinator
Vermont Agency of Education

219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre, VT 05641
802-479-8545
cassandra.ryan@vermont.gov
http://education.vermont.gov/

Sandra Freeman, Assistant Director, Private and Out-of-State Postsecondary Education
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

101 N. 14th Street, 9th Floor, James Monroe Bldg.
Richmond, Virginia 23219
804-225-3862
SandraFreeman@schev.edu
www.schev.edu

Tivoli Sharp, Program Administrator, Degree Authorization
Washington Student Achievement Council

917 Lakeridge Way SW
Olympia, WA 98502
360-485-1080
tivolis@wsac.wa.gov
www.wsac.wa.gov/

Sam Loftin, Associate Director of Consumer Protection
Washington Student Achievement Council

917 Lakeridge Way SW
Olympia, WA 98502
360-485-1078
saml@wsac.wa.gov
www.wsac.wa.gov/

Barbara L. Mix, Career Bridge Administrator
Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
128 10th Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 709-4611
Barbara.mix@wtb.wa.gov
www.wtb.wa.gov

Dr. Sarah Armstrong Tucker, Chancellor
WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, WV Community and Technical College System

1018 Kanawha Blvd. E., Ste. 700
Charleston, WV 25301
304-558-0699
Sarah.Tucker@wvhepc.edu
www.wvhepc.edu/

Nikki Bryant, Director of Academic Programming, Degree Granting Institutions
WV Council for Community and Technical College Education

1018 Kanawha Blvd. E., Ste. 700
Charleston, WV 25301
681-313-2219
Fax: 304-558-0089
Nikki.bryant@wvhepc.edu
www.wvhepc.edu/

Joan Gage, Supervisor
State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Program

4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
608-266-7703
Joan.Gage@wisconsin.gov
https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/EducationalApproval/About.aspx

Casey Wachniak, School Administration Consultant
State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Program

4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
608-267-9518
Casey.Wachniak@wisconsin.gov
https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/EducationalApproval/About.aspx

Colleen Uhlenkamp, School Administration Consultant
State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Program

4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
608-266-3185
Colleen.Uhlenkamp@wisconsin.gov
https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/EducationalApproval/About.aspx

Ryan Zeinert, School Administration Consultant
State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Program

4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
608-400-0839
Ryan.Zeinert@wisconsin.gov
https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/EducationalApproval/About.aspx

Nicholas Pryor, Program and Policy Analyst
State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Program

4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
nicholas.pryor@wisconsin.gov
https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/EducationalApproval/About.aspx

Elaine Marces, Director
Private School Licensing

2300 Capitol Ave./Hathaway Bldg., 2nd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-6210
Fax: 307-777-6234
Elaine.marces@wyo.gov
https://edu.wyoming.gov/beyond-the-classroom/school-programs/private-school-licensing/

District of Columbia

Angela Lee, Executive Director
DC Higher Education Licensure Commission

1050 First Street NE, 5th Fl.
Washington, DC 20002
202-724-2095
osse.elcmail@dc.gov
osse.dc.gov/helc

*For transcript requests, please download the request form https://helc.osse.dc.gov/vPage/Closed-Institution/109/91189 or send email to osse.elcmail@dc.gov for assistance.

Canadian Regulating Agencies

There are currently no contacts.