Education plays a major role in the lives of military spouses... we are able to show military spouses how attainable an online education can be – all on their terms.
PEACHTREE CORNERS, Georgia (PRWEB) September 19, 2012
Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu/), a leading online school and provider of military education options for servicemembers, veterans, and military spouses, announced that it is a sponsor of Army Wife Network’s Field Exercise seminar at Ft. Riley, September 20-21, 2012. Fort Riley is a United States Army installation located in North Central Kansas.
Field Exercise™ is a grassroots seminar series created by Army Wife Network (AWN) as a way to empower and rejuvenate military families. Attendees are able to network with other families and to receive information for becoming successful both in the military and in life. AWN hosts these events throughout the year, rotating among posts.
“Education plays a major role in the lives of military spouses and they are aware of how it can make a significant difference in their careers and the family’s well-being,” said Rodney Butler, U.S. Army First Sergeant, Retired and Ashworth College Military Education Coordinator. “As a sponsor of the AWN Field Exercise series we are able to show military spouses how attainable an online education can be – all on their terms.”
Many of Ashworth’s programs have particular appeal to military spouses including career diploma and certificate programs as well as associate and bachelor’s degree programs in business, early childhood education and health care. With more than accredited 115 online programs, the online school is approved for a number of military benefit programs including Post 9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, GoArmyEd, and MyCAA.
"It’s Ashworth’s mission to ensure that our programs are affordable, flexible and meet the needs of the military spouse,” Butler added. “Our accredited degree programs are as low as $64 dollars per credit hour, compared to similar schools that push theirs as high as $250 per credit hour. And with zero out of pocket costs, it’s common for a military spouse to earn an Ashworth career diploma, certificate or degree using only MyCAA benefits.”
In addition to sponsoring the Army Wife Network Field Exercise series, Ashworth has been further recognized as a Yellow Ribbon School and as a military friendly school by both G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazines. The online school also supports the The Fort Benning Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and has sponsored Military Spouse magazine’s Military Spouse of the Year Award programs.
About Army Wife Network
Army Wife Network (AWN) is the Internet’s leading website for Army wives, by Army wives. AWN boasts the original Internet talk radio show designed specifically for military spouses – Army Wife Talk Radio, currently in its sixth year of broadcasting. Learn more about AWN at http://www.armywifenetwork.com.
About Ashworth College
Celebrating 25 years of Educating Minds and Changing Lives, leading online school Ashworth College has built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Ashworth offers military education as well as specialized programs for corporate partners and homeschoolers.
Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA, Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Ashworth is parent to James Madison High School which is accredited regionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED and further provides career training and vocational programs in the fields of health, business, technology, education, and skilled trades through sister schools PCDI Canada, New York Institute of Photography and Sheffield School.