“During the first six months I developed the Home Health Aide program, obtained clinical sites, marketed and advertised the school, and wrote proposals to city and county agencies to obtain JTPA funding.”
In June 2002 Four-D Success Academy was renamed Four-D College
On March 28, 1992 Founder, CEO and President Linda Smith obtained a business license and registered Four-D Success Academy. On August 3, 1992 Four-D Success Academy moved into its first campus in Claremont,CA. In September the school obtained approval from the Bureau of Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education to begin offering its first career-training program.
The Certified Nurse Aide Training program started in September 1992 with two students. Linda Smith functioned as the teacher, receptionist and marketer. During the first six months Mrs. Smith developed the Home Health Aide program, obtained clinical sites, marketed and advertised the school, and wrote proposals to city and county agencies to obtain JTPA funding.
A receptionist was hired during the second month of opening and a registered nurse was hired in the fourth month to assist with teaching the morning and afternoon classes. “By the end of the first year I had three employees,” said Smith. Between 1993 and 1994 the school established training sites in San Bernardino at the Public Enterprise Center and in the City of Riverside.
By 1995 Four-D Success Academy had outgrown its campus in Claremont. The main campus relocated to 952 South Mt. Vernon Colton, CA. The Colton campus provided expansion for classrooms, lounges, library, and offices for faculty, accounting and administration.
In addition, the Medical Billing & Claims Examiner program was added.
In 1996 the Vocational Nurse Program was approved and Four-D Success Academy became accredited through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). There were 13 students in the first Vocational Nurse program.
In 1997 the school was approved by the Federal Student Financial Aid Program. The school developed and received approval to offer the Pharmacy Technician program and the campus expanded to accommodate the growing student population and the employees of the school.
In June of 2000 the school relocated its current location of 1020 E. Washington in Colton, CA.
In June 2002 Four-D Success Academy was renamed Four-D College.
In 2006, Four-D College expanded to Victorville to serve the High Desert Community.