Fountaindale Public Library Announces Launch of Career Online High School

Library Serving the Chicago Suburb of Bolingbrook, IL, Now Offers Patrons the Opportunity to Earn a High School Diploma

Southern African Virtual SchoolCareer Online High School’s public library partnership program yesterday introduced the Fountaindale Public Library of Bolingbrook, IL, as its latest library partner. This announcement coincided with Fountaindale Public Library’s launch of Career Online High School as part of its new Passport to Success program. Passport to Success is the library’s initiative geared toward residents who wish to learn basic technology and online communications skills who are also in need of a high school diploma and/or are looking for employment opportunities. Read More…

Posted in Career Online High School, News Announcements, Partner News on October 14th, 2014.

Select New Jersey Public Libraries to Offer Career Online High School

Partnership With the New Jersey State Library System Represents the First Statewide Implementation of Career Online High School

NJ State LibrarySeveral public libraries throughout New Jersey are offering residents the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and credentialed career certificates through Career Online High School, a program brought to libraries by Gale and Smart Horizons Career Online Education and arranged locally through the New Jersey State Library (NJSL), an affiliate of Thomas Edison State College. Qualified residents will be able to earn a high school diploma completely online and gain valuable career skills. Read More…

Southern African Virtual School Partners with Cengage Learning’s ed2go and Smart Horizons Career Online Education to Deliver High School Diplomas

Southern African Virtual School Becomes First Major International Partner to Offer Career Online High School

Southern African Virtual SchoolSouthern African Virtual School (SAVS) is now offering citizens of the Republic of South Africa the opportunity to earn accredited American high school diplomas through Career Online High School (COHS), a program available through ed2go, part of Cengage Learning, and Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE). This marks the first major international partnership for COHS, an online program established to provide value to students in all global regions, regardless of the structure of the educational system. Read More…

Posted in Career Online High School, News Announcements, Partner News on September 23rd, 2014.

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Announces Launch of Career Online High School

One of the Largest and Oldest Library Systems in the Country Serving Over 800,000 Local Residents Now Offers Patrons the Opportunity to Earn a High School Diploma

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton CountyCareer Online High School’s public library partnership program introduced another major library partner yesterday as The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio, announced the launch of the groundbreaking program. The program will provide a limited number of free scholarships to qualified local adult learners looking to advance their careers, prepare for workforce entry or continue their education by earning a fully accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate. The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is the now the third major library system in the country to offer this new educational program. Read More…

Posted in Career Online High School, News Announcements, Partner News on September 18th, 2014.

Brown Mackie College Attends 2014 Clinton Global Initiative America Meeting with Career Online High School, Championing Workforce Development Initiatives

First Brown Mackie Students Earn Career Online High School Diplomas as Part of Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Scholarship Program

Brown Mackie CollegeThe Brown Mackie College system of schools recently joined Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) and Cengage Learning’s ed2go at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America meeting, a program of the Clinton Global Initiative that addresses economic recovery in the United States. Earlier this year the Brown Mackie College system of schools launched Career Online High School (COHS) on several of its campuses as the first postsecondary partner in SHCOE and ed2go’s CGI Commitment to Action and the program is beginning to recognize its first graduates. 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 August 20th, 2014.

Second Major California Public Library System Announces Launch of Career Online High School

Sacramento Public Library Introduces COHS to Patrons; Media, Including The Sacramento Bee, Cover Announcement.
Smart Horizons Career Online Education
Career Online High School’s public library partnership program introduced its second major library partner last week and garnered media coverage in the process. As reported in The Sacramento Bee, the Sacramento Public Library recently became the second California library to offer the groundbreaking program, following the Los Angeles Public Library earlier this year. The program will provide scholarships for local residents to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate. Read More…

Posted in Career Online High School, News Announcements on August 5th, 2014.

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.