Sunset Review - Hearing Results

December 8, 2023



Phoenix, December 6, 2023 – The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education took center stage on Wednesday, December 6, as they testified before the esteemed Joint Senate/House Education Committee of Reference. The purpose of their appearance was to seek a renewal of their authorization to continue their vital role in overseeing private postsecondary education within the state.

Following a thorough deliberation and review of the board's performance, the Committee of Reference, the committee recommended a 10-year extension of authorization. This affirmation reflects the confidence and trust placed in the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education and acknowledges their dedication to maintaining the highest standards in private postsecondary education.

"We are grateful for the Committee of Reference's recognition of our commitment to excellence in private postsecondary education," remarked Kevin LaMountain, Executive Director. "This recommendation not only validates our efforts but also reinforces our resolve to continue fostering a quality educational environment for students across Arizona."

The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education remains steadfast in its mission to uphold educational standards, ensure accountability, and promote the well-being of students pursuing private postsecondary education. The 10-year extension of authorization serves as a testament to the board's exemplary performance and unwavering dedication to advancing education in the state.


The Committee's recommendation will proceed to the entire Senate and House for ultimate approval, anticipated during the forthcoming legislative session in 2024.