POMPANO BEACH, Florida., March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Smart Horizons Career Online Education announced that it has been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing hourly Amazon employees with access to their Career Online High School program.
“We are thrilled that Amazon’s Career Choice program has chosen Smart Horizons Career Online Education School District as its educational partner to provide Amazon employees with the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and career certificate through Career. Online High School,” said Dr. Howard Liebmannthe district superintendent of schools.
With Career Online High School, employees can now earn an accredited high school diploma online, on their schedule. They simultaneously earn entry-level career certification in areas such as: manufacturing, retail customer service, office management, commercial driving, or home care. Students receive individual support from academic coaches. To date, over 12,500 adults have graduated through Smart Horizons Career Online Education.
Amazon’s Career Choice program is an educational benefit that equips employees with new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. The program meets individual learners where they are in their educational journey through a variety of education and development opportunities, including full tuition, industry certifications designed to lead to jobs in demand and fundamental skills such as English proficiency, high school diplomas and GED. In the United States, the company invests $1.2 billion improve the skills of more than 300,000 employees by 2025 to help them access better paying and in-demand jobs.
“We look forward to the arrival of Smart Horizons Career Online Education as a Career Choice Education Partner, adding to the hundreds of top-notch offerings available to our employees,” said Tammy Thiemann, global program manager for Amazon’s Career Choice program. “We are committed to empowering our employees by giving them access to the education and training they need to develop their careers, whether at home or elsewhere. We have intentionally cultivated a network of educator and professional partners. “Third-party employers committed to providing excellent education, job placement resources, and continuous experience improvements. Today, more than 50,000 Amazon employees worldwide have already participated in Career Choice and we’ve seen first-hand how it can transform their lives.
For more information on Amazon’s Career Choice, visit: https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/workplace/career-choice
For more information on Smart Horizons Career Online Education, visit: https://www.shcoe.org
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