Powers Associate Nick Michiels will present at the Private Career Colleges and Schools Conference in Chicago, Illinois, on May 22, 2018 (PCCS, Region 5).  This conference focuses on topics relevant to private career school owners and financial aid administrators, including basic and advanced financial aid training for school personnel.

Nick’s session, “Trending Legal Issues in Higher Education,” will provide an overview of recent and anticipated enforcement activities related to the federal student aid programs and describe practical compliance strategies for institutions.

As an Associate in Powers’ Education Group, Nick helps postsecondary institutions remain current in a rapidly evolving environment by monitoring legislative, regulatory, judicial, interpretive, and other developments on a variety of education issues.

Nick represents schools in audit and program review proceedings before the United States Department of Education and its administrative tribunal, the Office of Hearings and Appeals.  Nick also has experience responding to adverse actions taken by accrediting and state licensing agencies.

Nick can be reached at Nick.Michiels@PowersLaw.com or 202-872-6727.