Smart Horizons Career Online Education and Cengage Learning’s ed2go Participate in CGI America 2014, Championing Workforce Development Initiatives

Smart Horizons and ed2go’s Commitment to Action partnerships provide scholarships for high school diplomas and career certificates to corporations, non-profit organizations, public libraries, and post-secondary institutions

Dr. Liebman at CGIDr. Howard Liebman
speaking at CGI 2014

Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) and Cengage Learning’s ed2go joined workforce training partners last week in Denver at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting, a program of the Clinton Global Initiative that addresses economic recovery in the United States. SHCOE/ed2go’s Commitment to Action aims to re-engage youth and young adults in education and support employers in providing workforce training as part of CGI’s Education & Workforce Development track. Read More…

Posted in Career Online High School, News Announcements on July 8th, 2014.

Bullied As a Teenager, RaNesha Gamill Fights Back with Career Online High School and Brown Mackie College, Earning Her High School Diploma and Career Certificate

Career Online High SchoolThanks to a scholarship program established by Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) and ed2go in partnership with Brown Mackie College, 21-year-old RaNesha Gamill earned her high school diploma and a credentialed career certificate earlier this month through Career Online High School (COHS).

In March, Brown Mackie College joined the long list of educational institutions that have partnered with SHCOE and ed2go to make COHS part of its educational offerings. Brown Mackie College also became the first postsecondary institution to join the “Commitment to Action” agreement SHCOE and ed2go signed with the Clinton Global Initiative in July of 2013. Through this agreement, Brown Mackie College has made 32 scholarships available for students to enroll in COHS, a number matched by SHCOE and ed2go. Read More…

Sixteen-Year-Old Student Graduates From Career Online High School and Is Awarded Scholarship to University

Smart Horizons Career Online EducationEarlier this year, 16-year-old Miami native Leora Haimov discovered that Career Online High School (COHS) was the perfect solution for earning her high school diploma while laying the foundation for her career goals.

After completing the program just four months later, the impressive young woman was awarded a scholarship to Miami International University of Art and Design.

“COHS had the right combination of classes I needed to move toward my career goals,” Leora said. “This program was more interesting and educational than anything I took in my previous school.” Read More…

Quality Family Health Institute Launches Career Online High School to Better Meet the Educational and Career Training Needs of Greenacres, Florida, Demographic

Quality Family Health Institute’s Roberto Carballoso says the program serves the needs of students seeking post-secondary vocational training who have not yet earned a high school diploma.

Smart Horizons Career Online Education

According to Campus Director Roberto Carballoso, Quality Family Health Institute (QFHI) launched Career Online High School (COHS) to help students obtain the educational foundation they need to pursue post-secondary vocational training. “The majority of the students who come to QFHI do not have a high school diploma,” Carballoso said. “And they’re going to need one not only as they seek to enroll in our college-level courses, but as they strive to improve their chances in life overall.” Read More…

Posted in News Announcements on May 13th, 2014.

American College of Health and Technology Launches Career Online High School in Partnership With Smart Horizons Career Online Education and ed2go’s Career Online High School

American College of Health and Technology will offer students the ability to complete high school on its campus while earning college credit toward nursing or technology degrees.

American College of Health and Technology

American College of Health and Technology (ACHT) today announced that it has partnered with Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) and ed2go in offering Career Online High School (COHS). ACHT will offer its students a dual-enrollment option that enables them to take college-level courses while earning their high school diplomas. Students will complete the COHS courses in a supervised learning lab located on ACHT’s Davie, Florida campus. Read More…

Posted in News Announcements on April 29th, 2014.

Due to the Success of Career Online High School, Computer Systems Institute Joins the Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action with ed2go and Smart Horizons Career Online Education

Computer Systems Institute pledges to provide scholarships to Career Online High School to combat the dropout and jobless rates in Illinois by increasing education levels. CSI has made the online program available in campus-based learning labs at three of its campuses.

Computer Systems Institute

Illinois-based Computer Systems Institute (CSI) today announced that it has launched a first-of-its kind scholarship-matching program as part of Career Online High School’s (COHS) Commitment to Action through the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). CSI launched the high school program on three of its four campuses in January of this year and saw enrollment numbers spike immediately. “We went from zero to 46 enrolled students in less than 2 months,” said Dawn Bravo, CSI’s Vice President of Operations. “We decided to join the Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action when we realized how in-demand this program became in the first month we launched it at each campus location.” Read More…

Posted in Press Releases on April 22nd, 2014.

Brown Mackie College and Smart Horizons Career Online Education to Help Adults Complete High School Diplomas

Clinton Global Initiative “Commitment to Action” Creates Scholarship Matching Program.

Brown Mackie College

Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), the world’s first private, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Investments (SACS) accredited, online school district, today announced that the Brown Mackie College system of schools (“Brown Mackie College”) has launched ed2go’s Career Online High School at eight of its schools. Brown Mackie College was the first post-secondary institution to join ed2go and SHCOE’s Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action, which includes a scholarship-matching program benefitting individuals lacking high school diplomas. Read More…

Posted in Press Releases on April 15th, 2014.

District’s Newest Academic Coach Says She’s Students’ Biggest Cheerleader

Ms. Darlene Lawrence

Darlene Lawrence
The district’s newest
Academic Coach

Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) is pleased to announce the hiring of Darlene Lawrence as the district’s newest academic coach. Founded in 2009, SHCOE is the world’s first AdvancED/SACS accredited online school district, offering an instructional program that enables students to earn a high school diploma and a credentialed career certificate in one, comprehensive online program.

An Ohio native currently living in South Florida, Ms. Lawrence was hired in February and brings experience in education, curriculum development, and management to her new position with the district. Education credentials include a Master of Arts in Elementary Education and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Ms. Lawrence serves as academic coach for students enrolled in SHCOE’s Career Online High School. Read More…

Posted in News Announcements on April 8th, 2014.

Center for Excellence in Higher Education Announces Launch of Career Online High School Program in Partnership with Smart Horizons Career Online Education and ed2go

In support of its mission to promote excellence in education, the Center for Excellence in Higher Education says it is offering Career Online High School program to Utah and Colorado students lacking high school diplomas. CEHE has made the online program available in campus-based learning labs at its sponsored colleges.

CollegeAmerica

The Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) has joined the growing list of post-secondary organizations making Career Online High School (COHS) available to students seeking an accredited high school diploma. Through its new partnership with Smart Horizons Career Online Education and ed2go, CEHE has launched COHS on its college campuses in Utah and Colorado. Read More…

Posted in Press Releases on April 1st, 2014.

SER National Partners with ed2go and Smart Horizons Career Online Education on Clinton Global Initiative “Commitment to Action”

SER National to provide scholarships to Career Online High School to combat the dropout rate among underserved populations in the communities it serves across the country.

SER Career Academy

National non-profit corporation SER National has announced that it will join Smart Horizons Career Online Education and ed2go’s Commitment to Action through the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). The Commitment to Action includes a scholarship-matching program that will benefit members of underserved populations served by SER National, enabling them to earn high school diplomas at the Career Online High School (COHS). Over time, SER National plans to make 100 total scholarships available through the commitment. Read More…

Posted in Press Releases on March 18th, 2014.