Save the Date! Upcoming Webinar on How Public Libraries Are Graduating Adults

| Sponsored by Gale and American Libraries | Public libraries have supported education and the pursuit of lifelong learning for years. But what if your library could help break down the barriers of earning a diploma and actually graduate adults? It can, with Career Online High School from Gale. It’s already happening at more than 150 public … Read more

The Sulphur Springs Public Library Graduates First Career Online High School Student

| By Tara Blair | Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career skills. The program ensures student success through a flexible online platform, academic coaches, career guidance, and much more. Recently, the Sulphur Springs Public Library graduated their first Career Online … Read more

Husband and Wife Earn Free High School Diplomas at St. John’s Library

| By Sydney Fairman | Last year, Terrance and LaMeeka Smith of Hastings, Fla. made the decision to enroll in Career Online High School. The couple had children at an early age and, subsequently, never completed high school. The program, which allows qualified community members the chance to earn a free accredited high school diploma … Read more

Couple Gets a Second Chance at Pueblo Public Library

| By Gale Staff | Career Online High School is an 18-credit vocation-based high school completion program that allows libraries to offer accredited high school diplomas and entry-level career certificates to adult learners. This innovative program is available at more than 100 public libraries from coast to coast. This summer, Pueblo City-County Library District will graduate their … Read more

Long Beach Public Library Gives Veteran a Second Chance

| By Gale Staff | Career Online High School gives adults the opportunity to earn an 18-credit AdvancED/SACS accredited high school diploma, a credentialed career certificate, and a career portfolio including a resume and cover letter. Students receive extensive career development support and graduate with the tools they need to take the next step in … Read more

Jacksonville Public Library Offers Adults a Second Chance

| By Gale Staff | Career Online High School is an 18-credit vocation-based high school completion program that allows libraries to offer accredited high school diplomas and entry-level career certificates to adult learners. This innovative program is available at more than 100 public libraries from coast to coast—including the Jacksonville Public Library (JPL) in Florida. … Read more

San Clemente Library Graduates First Class of Career Online High School Students

| By Gale Staff | Career Online High School is an 18-credit vocation-based high school completion program that allows libraries to offer accredited high school diplomas and entry-level career certificates to adult learners. This innovative program is available at more than 100 public libraries from coast to coast. Recently, the San Clemente Library celebrated their … Read more

McHenry Public Library District Helps Residents Earn High School Diplomas

| Originally published in the Northwest Herald | McHenry resident Adam Lowrey wanted to further his career, but a lack of a high school diploma made pursuing his goals impossible. After only completing three years of high school, he turned to McHenry Public Library District to earn his diploma. He wants to achieve a higher education … Read more

Pikes Peak Library District Honors First Group of Career Online High School Graduates

| Originally posted on the Pikes Peak Library District website | When she was in 9th grade, Crystal Reavis dropped out of high school. Now a married mother of two, Reavis is part of the first group of graduates from Pikes Peak Library District’s Career Online High School program. A graduation ceremony will be held from 6 – 8:30 … Read more

Douglas County Libraries Offer High School Diploma Program

| Originally published by Castle Rock News-Press | Wendy Wilson, 24, has worked hard to achieve a career in retail sales, working at various outlets in the Lone Tree area. But, she said, she’s hiding a secret. “I never graduated from high school,” Wilson said. “I’ve done OK just by working hard and being a good … Read more