Nov 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Catalog

Governance & Accreditation


Notice of Non-Discrimination

Pueblo Community College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. Pueblo Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

The College has designated the Chief Human Resources Officer as its AA/EEO and Title IX Coordinator, and the Senior HR Specialist as Deputy Title IX Coordinator, with the responsibility to coordinate the college’s civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. If you have any questions, please contact the Chief Human Resources Officer or Deputy Title IX Coordinator, 900 W. Orman Avenue, Central Administration Building, Room 111, telephone 719.549.3220, email HR.PCC@Pueblocc.edu. You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204; phone: 303.844.3417.

Aviso de No Discriminación

Pueblo Community College (PCC) prohíbe todas formas de discriminación y acoso, inclusive violación de leyes federales y estatales o las políticas educativas 3-120 y 120 4 del Consejo Estatal de Colegios Comunitarios y Laborales. El Colegio no discrimina en base al sexo/género, raza, color, edad, credo, origen nacional o étnico, incapacidad física o mental, estado de veterano, estado de embarazo, religión, información genética, identidad de género o orientación sexual en sus prácticas de empleo, programas educativos, o actividades que ofrece el Colegio. PCC tomará medidas apropiadas para asegurar que la falta de conocimientos del idioma inglés no será un impedimento para la inscripción y participación en programas de educación vocacional.

El Colegio ha designado el Jefe de recursos humanos (RH) el oficial de Acción Afirmativa (AA), Igualdad de Oportunidades de Empleo (EEO), y Coordinador de la ley-Título IX. El Especialista Mayor de Recursos Humanos en PCC es designado como Diputado Coordinador de la ley Título IX con la responsabilidad de coordinar las actividades de cumplimiento de derechos civiles y procedimientos de quejas. Si usted tiene alguna pregunta, póngase en contacto con Jefe de recursos humanoso el Diputado Coordinador de Título IX, 900 W. Orman Avenue, ubicados en el edificio de Administración Central, sala 111, teléfono (719) 549-3220, \ o correo electrónico HR.PCC@Pueblocc.edu. También puede comunicarse con la oficina de derechos civiles con el Departamento de Educación, Región VIII, Edificio de Oficinas Federales, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204; teléfono: 303.844.3417.

Governance

Pueblo Community College is governed by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education, which comprises 13 state system community colleges. The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) is the central policy and coordinating board for all public institutions of higher education and establishes policy on legislative, academic and fiscal matters.

Accreditation

Pueblo Community College is a member of and accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604; website; phone: 800.621.7440. In addition, several programs hold approval or accreditation from national and state level associations and agencies:

Culinary Arts Program

Accredited by the American Culinary Federation, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095; phone: 800.624.9458.

Dental Hygiene Program

Accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education, 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611-2678; phone: 312.440.2500.

Emergency Medical Services Program-Paramedic

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). To contact CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park St., Clearwater, FL 33756; phone: 727.210.2350; website; To contact CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; phone: 214.703.8445; fax: 214.703.8992; website.

Machining Technology Program

Accredited by The National Institute for Metalworking skills, 10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 10, Fairfax, VA 22030; phone: 703.352.4971; website.

Medical Coding Certificate Program

Accredited by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), 233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5809; phone: 312.233.1100; website.

NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education (CAE-2Y)

Accredited by the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education 2 Year Education Program criteria for measurement. Jointly sponsored by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

Nursing Aide

Approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.

Nursing – Associate Degree Nursing Program

Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; phone: 404.975.5000, website. Approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449; phone: 301.652.2682.

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Pueblo Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 719-549-3433 or email Margaret.Oreskovich@pueblocc.edu.

Psychiatric Technician Program

Approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.

Respiratory Care Program

Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 12248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; phone: 817.283.2835.

Surgical Technology Program

The PCC Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; phone: 727.210.2350; upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

Certification

The following programs have received certification as designated:

Automotive Collision Technology

Certified by National Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) under the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) guidelines, 101 Blue Seal Drive S.E., Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; phone: 703.669.6650.

Certified by Automotive Youth Educational System (AYES) Guidelines, 2701 Troy Center Drive, Suite 450, Troy, MI 48084; phone: 888.339.2937.

Automotive Service Technology

Certified by National Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) under the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) guidelines, 101 Blue Seal Drive S.E., Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; phone: 703.669.6650.

Certified by Automotive Youth Educational System (AYES) guidelines, 2701 Troy Center Drive, Suite 450, Troy, MI 48084; phone: 888.339.2937.

Law Enforcement Academy

Certified by the Colorado Department of Law, Criminal Justice Section – Colorado POST, Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, 1300 Broadway, 9th Floor, Denver, CO 80203; phone: 720.508.6721; fax: 866.858.7486.