BRANTFORD, ON, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Career
Colleges (OACC) is excited to announce the launch of its new name and
brand. On July 1st, OACC will officially become Career Colleges Ontario (CCO).
CCO Board Chair Dean Tremain said this change will better reflect the
"The Ontario Association of Career Colleges is changing its name to
Career Colleges Ontario to better represent a brand that signifies
advocacy and province wide representation in the Ontario education
sector," he said. "We will remain a member driven association but with
a stronger mandate on lobbying for student choice and quality driven
membership within the Career College sector that provides Ontario
students with a better variety of options for postsecondary education
The association's new website can be accessed here as of July 1st: www.careercollegesontario.ca.
OACC was established in 1973 and currently represents over 280 career
college campuses and their students across Ontario. The province's
career college sector provides hands-on training to over 67,000
students every year, employs over 12,000 staff, saves the taxpayers of
Ontario more than $1 billion annually, and generates over $94 million
in business and payroll taxes.
SOURCE: Ontario Association of Career Colleges
For further information:
OACC Executive Director
519-752-2124 ext. 103
OACC Media Communications Coordinator
519-752-2124 ext. 115