In partnering with CASY and MSCCN, we’re able to proactively approach a career education perspective and ensure that veterans and their families not only have access to the knowledge that they need, but also a direction in which to pursue it.
(PRWEB) November 05, 2013
Ed4Online is pleased to announce a new partnership with Corporate America Supports You (CASY) and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN). Through this affiliation, Ed4Online has helped to create the "Boots to Books for Paychecks" program, which will provide career education opportunities for service members and their families. Ed4Online will also be awarding two $4,000 scholarships to select participants of the program.
In signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CASY and MSCCN, Ed4Online is able to support military spouses and veterans seeking career education opportunities. Through the "Boots to Books for Paychecks" program, CASY and MSCCN will provide career counseling services and job placement assistance to veterans and military spouses, while Ed4Online makes it possible for these individuals to gain access to the knowledge and education they need to succeed in their aspiring post-duty careers.
"Career training has been a key component of CASY-MSCCN’s programs, so we’re excited to be able to add the Ed4Online programs for our service members and their families as an option," said Erin Voirol, Executive Director for CASY-MSCCN. "Ed4Online has a comprehensive variety of necessary career training courses that we’re certain will help to further our efforts to their fullest extent."
As a way to drive the "Boots to Books for Paychecks" program, Ed4Online is also offering two scholarships to participating members. A total of $8,000 in scholarships will be awarded to chosen participants: one $4,000 scholarship to a veteran service member and another $4,000 scholarship to a military spouse.
"In partnering with CASY and MSCCN, we’re able to proactively approach a career education perspective and ensure that veterans and their families not only have access to the knowledge that they need, but also a direction in which to pursue it," said Dr. Tricia Seymour, Chief Operating Officer for Ed4Online. "We’re delighted to see this partnership come together and are looking forward to what it will grow to become."
To learn more about Ed4Online and the "Boots to Books for Paychecks" program, please visit https://ed4online.com/.
About CASY and MSCCN
Corporate America Supports You (CASY) and the Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) are two 501(c)(3) organizations that have pioneered the preparation and placement of military-affiliated job seekers with corporations throughout the United States. Their programs combine a unique high-touch, high-tech approach to training and employment readiness assistance. To learn more about the organizations, please visit their websites at http://casy.msccn.org (veterans) and http://msccn.org (military spouses).
Ed4Online offers over 500 online courses in four distinct areas of online education including career training, information technology, professional development and behavioral health training. The company offers core materials, videos, website resources, quizzes, reference materials and mentor support as a part of its online teaching experience, all seamlessly embedded in a privately branded classroom for schools, agencies, and corporations. Ed4Online’s curriculum is designed to teach courses based on best practices, allowing individuals to gain knowledge and experience in a variety of core competencies.