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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported) January 5, 2012

 

 

Career Education Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   0-23245   36-3932190

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

231 North Martingale Rd.,

Schaumburg, IL

  60173
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (847) 781-3600

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


Item 8.01. Other Events.

On January 5, 2012, Career Education Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release to announce that it had filled two key leadership vacancies, appointing executives to lead its Health Education and Art & Design groups. Erik Parks has been named Senior Vice President of the Art & Design Education Group and Jason Friesen has been named Senior Vice President of the Health Education Group.

The information in Item 8.01 of this Form 8-K shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a) None.

(b) None.

(c) None.

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit

Number

  

Description of Exhibit

99.1    Press release of the Company dated January 5, 2012.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

CAREER EDUCATION CORPORATION

 

/s/ Jeffrey D. Ayers

Jeffrey D. Ayers

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and

Corporate Secretary

Dated: January 5, 2012


Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Description of Exhibits

99.1    Press release of the Company dated January 5, 2012.