The Bureau for Private Postsecondary, California’s Governing Board for Vocational Schools has closed. However, Sierra College of Beauty has entered into an agreement with the Consumer Affairs Director to continue to follow the rules and regulations of the old Bureau.The agreement states as follows.

Under the authority vested in the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs (“Director”) by Chapter 67 of the Statutes of 2007, the Director hereby enters into the agreement with Sierra College of Beauty. Sierra College of Beauty hereby agrees to comply with all of the following: state statutes, rules, and regulations pertaining to a private postsecondary institution or pertaining to a non-WASC regionally accredited institution as defined in Section 94740.5 of the Education Code, as it existed on June 30, 2007, in effect as of the close of Bureau for Private Postsecondary on June 30, 2007, that had a valid approval to operate or authorization pursuant to Section 94905 of the Education Code, as it existed on June 30, 2007, for the purpose of ensuring continued student protection after Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 94700) of Part 59 of Division 10 of Title 3 of the Education Code became inoperative. If executed timely, this agreement shall be retroactive to July 1, 2007.

The Bureau should reopen July 2008.

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