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The International School of Hospitality Earns Accreditation
The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) Validation Benefits Future Students
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 18, 2012 06:06 PM
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) today announced that it is now a fully accredited institution having earned its accreditation from ACCET, Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training. The U. S. Department of Education recognizes ACCET as a national accrediting agency which maintains certification as an ISO 9001 Quality Management System by Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI). For TISOH, accreditation validates the rigorous curricula and educational processes in existence since its founding eight years ago.
"Accreditation allows the school to become accessible to many more potential students because they can benefit from tuition reimbursement programs, potential loans and grants," commented Timothy Lam, Executive Director of TISOH. "The benefits of a TISOH education is evidenced by the hundreds of graduates enjoying their careers in hospitality. This accreditation, combined with the school's 96% student satisfaction rate and its dedicated corporate and association supporters, strengthens our mission of providing quality short-term continuing education and career training programs for those seeking a career in hospitality or wishing to advance."
Accreditation by ACCET is an organizational commitment and a strategic plan for quality training. The peer review evaluation process inspects every aspect of the institution and serves to keep programs current, relevant and educationally sound. Accreditation allows for students to gain access to tuition reimbursement programs from their employers. It also allows institutions to seek approval for federal student aid loans and grants as well as wide access to state and local funding programs.
A new semester of classes at The International School of Hospitality begins January 22, 2013. Courses include Conference Management & Event Planning, Event Design & Production, Art of Concierge, Hotel Operations, Hospitality Human Resources, Hospitality Leadership and Supervision, and Wedding Coordination & Design. The TISOH curriculum is taught by professionals from the hospitality industry for those interested in entering the field of hospitality or advancing their careers in this dynamic industry.
The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) was founded in 2005 by professors from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The mission of the school is to offer practical, short-term hospitality training programs developed for industry by industry. Students who satisfactorily complete their course work may be awarded either Certificates or Executive Diplomas depending on the selected track of study. Along with class instruction, most courses include site visits and working externships. The school curriculum includes conference management and event planning, meeting & event catering, event design & production, hospitality leadership and supervision, wedding coordination and design, the art of concierge, art of food and beverage, hotel operations and hospitality human resources. Students may elect to study on site or enroll in TISOH's online courses. Graduates matriculate to jobs in the Las Vegas area and around the world. The school is an Academic Partner of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.
For more information please visit www.tisoh.com or call 1.702.947.7200.
Media Contact: Timothy Lam The International School of Hospitality, 7029477200, firstname.lastname@example.org
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