POMPANO BEACH, Florida., February 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bolstering its already strong team of professionals dedicated to providing adults with the opportunity to earn high school diplomas and career certificates, Rivka Sass joins Smart Horizons Career Online Education as Director of Strategic Library Partnerships.
In this role, Rivkah, the former director of the Sacramento Public Library, will build on her success in overcoming obstacles and transforming California fourth-largest library system into an award-winning institution to expand Smart Horizons Career Online Education library partnerships.
“Rivkah is nationally recognized for her work as a librarian and public servant, winning titles such as ‘Librarian of the Year’, ‘Unsung Hero’ and ‘Woman Meaning Business‘” said Dr. Howard Liebmann, Superintendent of Smart Horizons Career Online Education. “Rivkah’s ingenuity and over 40 years of experience will help her develop and nurture Smart Horizons Career Online Education library partnerships. She also has extensive experience supporting state and federal affairs that strengthen our nationwide school system, which empowers Americans to live life to their full potential.”
Under Rivkah’s leadership, the Sacramento Public Library recently won the inaugural award Jerry Kline Community Impact Award to illustrate the singular power of the public library to be a fully integrated and critically valuable community asset. Additionally, Rivkah was named Librarian of the Year by the Library Journal in 2006, and received the 2020 charlie robinson Award of the American Library Association.
“I am thrilled to join Smart Horizons Career Online Education. I believe in the power of transformation for individuals and organizations. This is a tremendous opportunity to seize innovative opportunities to expand library partnerships and transform people’s lives with greater access to education and the tools for success,” said Rivka Sass.
Rivkah earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from California State College and her master’s degree in information science from University of Washington.
About Smart Horizons Career Online Education
Smart Horizons Career Online Education is a Cognia-accredited private online school district. SHCOE offers online high school diploma programs designed to re-engage adults and older youth in the education system and prepare them for work or post-secondary education. The high school curriculum includes professional certification in various career paths. To date, more than 12,500 students have graduated from the SHCOE District. For more information, visit shcoe.org.
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