Corporation Overview

Encore Education Corporation – Divisions at a Glance

A corporate division, also known as a business division, is a part of a company that may operate under the same name or as a separate corporate entity under another business name. Corporations often separate divisions along product or service lines. In the case of Encore Education Corporation, the company has been split into divisions that describe each facet of educational program that each division is focused on. The following synopsis describes each division within Encore Education Corporation.

Encore Education Corporation – Oversees and operates all three divisions. Encore Education Corporation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation. Encore Education Corporation has one Board of Directors that is made up of directors in accordance with the bylaws.

Encore High Schools – Public charter high schools serving grades 7 through 12 with an intense emphasis on arts education to help students get into a college or university. Encore High Schools are generally located in Title I areas to give opportunities to students that may fall in the poverty level. Within ten years, Encore Education Corporation would like to have 5 high schools, each with about 1,000 students. Each school would have one representative that serves on the Encore Education Corporation Board of Directors who is appointed by the Encore Education Corporation Board of Directors. A second representative seat is reserved for the authorizing charter district to appoint at their discretion in accordance with Education Code Section 47604(b). Each high school maintains its own state and federal funding. SEP High School in Pittsburg is also run under this division.

Western Arts University – A private, nonprofit university with proposed opening of Fall 2015 (pending licensing) that combines business with performing and technical arts for students to be able to earn dual degrees in business and arts. Western Arts University will grant degrees Associates through Masters. WAU will have two representatives that serve on the Encore Education Corporation Board of Directors, appointed by the Encore Education Corporation Board of Directors. .

Western Encore Properties – This division will hold any intellectual or real estate properties that are created or purchased for the purpose of operating the education institutions tied in with Encore Education Corporation. The properties division is overseen by the executives of Encore Education Corporation under the oversight of the Encore Education Corporation Board of Directors. Western Encore Properties will have one representative that serves on the Encore Education Corporation Board of Directors.

American Theatrics Circus Company – This division is a theatrical company that combines students, alumni, and staff into a touring company that advertises for enrollment into the other divisional programs.