Gale’s Career Online High School Offers a Fresh Start (and Cheerleaders)

Originally published byLibrary Journal

By丽莎·皮特on August 7, 2015

When Gale, part of Cengage Learning,announced in January 2014that it would offerCareer Online High School(COHS)通过公共图书馆,反应热烈。该项目由开发Smart Horizons Career Online Education(SHCOE), a Florida-based distance learning company, offers a high school diploma accredited by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission and a career certificate in one of eight specialized areas of study through participating public libraries. Students apply for scholarships and, if accepted, have up to 18 months to complete the program—at their own pace, on their own schedule, from any computer with a broadband connection.

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Missy Forshee is the very first graduate of the new accredited high school diploma program for adults offered through the Chattanooga Public Library. Ms. Forshee was presented with her official diploma by Mayor Andy Berke on Tuesday, May 5 at 2 p.m. She celebrated at the library with her family and friends, including her daughter who is her motivation and inspiration to improve her life and earning potential.

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On October 6, 2014, the新泽西州立图书馆(NJSL) launchedCareer Online High School(COHS),六个库。退房第一部分to learn how they got started and promoted COHS. Now, I’ll dive further into the program and awarding diplomas.

Selecting Students

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去年,新泽西州立图书馆(NJSL)决定尝试新的东西,会改变人们的生活。他们听说了一个创新的方案,Career Online High School(COHS), and they wanted to make it available to their member libraries. Along with my colleague Sarah Withers, I directly help support COHS at NJSL and libraries in this state.

Gale works closely with library staff through the COHS onboarding, with webinars, weekly conference calls, emails, etc. Our team helps the libraries determine their approach to administering the program. We offer training sessions and provide marketing and student recruitment assistance. The library then begins to recruit and pre-screen potential students for the program, while Gale continues to support them every step of the way. On October 6, 2014, COHS launched in New Jersey.

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By Kristina Massari

全国各地的公共图书馆正在寻找创新的方法来创造价值为他们的社区,包括通过呈现高中毕业文凭到成年居民Career Online High School, an accredited high school completion and career certificate program.Career Online High School现在可以从东海岸到西海岸十几家图书馆,与几个推出这个月,已毕业的第一个库学生。

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