Sanford-Brown College - Phoenix Campus Names Cheryl Pietkiewicz Director of Education

November 16, 2009

PHOENIX (November 16, 2009) – Sanford-Brown College (SBC), which provides education in allied health care programs designed to prepare its graduates for related employment opportunities, is pleased to announce Cheryl Pietkiewicz as its director of education. In her role, Pietkiewicz will be responsible for overseeing the school's academic department including the faculty, registrar, records and library functions.

Pietkiewicz has more than 20 years' experience in the healthcare field and education administration, most recently as the director of education and the director of clinical education at Anthem and Kaplan Colleges, respectively, in Phoenix. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy from Salisbury State University and a Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Arizona State University. Pietkiewicz is also a registered respiratory therapist. She resides in North Phoenix.

The SBC - Phoenix campus is the first in the Western United States and began offering classes in mid-October. Current, career-focused training programs being offered at the school include medical assistant and pharmacy technician. Each program is offered during day and evening sessions and can be completed in as little as 40-55 weeks, depending on if the student is taking day or night classes. New classes begin every five weeks.

In early 2010, specialized associate degree programs in both cardiovascular sonography and diagnostic medical sonography will be offered.

These two programs would also be offered during day and night sessions and could be completed in as little as 70 weeks. SBC - Phoenix expects that new enrollment in these programs would only be available twice a year.

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About Sanford-Brown College – Phoenix

Sanford-Brown College – Phoenix (SBC) opened October 2009. The curriculum at SBC is designed to help students gain the specific skills and knowledge that employers are seeking. Sanford-Brown College is institutionally accredited (accredited in total) by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (DOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). SBC – Phoenix is located at 9630 N. 25th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85021. SBC – Phoenix does not guarantee employment or salary. SBC – Phoenix is part of the Career Education Corporation network of schools (NASDAQ: CECO). For more information, please go to

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