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Increase enrollments, expand course offerings, and improve student outcomes with our online high school diploma and college course portfolio

Human Services

Enhance economic mobility for underserved and under-skilled youth and adult populations with our online education and skills training programs

Employers

Upskill your workforce, close skills gaps and improve employee retention with our education, skills training and apprenticeship programs

High Schools

Keep students engaged and improve graduation rates with our dropout retrieval, credit recovery, summer school, and softs skills training programs

Staffing Firms

Improve retention, increase placement rates, and expand earning potential for associates with our online education and upskilling solutions

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Penn Foster brings middle skilled adult learners together with the institutions that support, serve, and hire them.
Penn Foster

Skills | Credentials | Apprenticeships

Penn Foster’s combination of skills, technology, and service provides the capabilities to meet your organization’s unique education and training needs.
  • 76% of graduates are employed or in college

    Access

    Learners have anytime, anywhere online access to course materials
  • 97% of graduates achieve the goals they set prior to starting Penn Foster

    Modular

    Modular training tailored to your specific organizational and employee needs
  • 89% of graduates feel well prepared to enter the workforce

    Experience

    Trusted training partners to 1,000+ organizations
  • 89% of graduates feel well prepared to advance their careers

    Support

    Including program design, demand, onboarding, profession, & reporting

Penn Foster Blog

  • Build A Social Impact Strategy to Attract and Retain Talent ·
    In less than five years, millennial workers are primed to make up 75% of the American workforce. 94% of those millennials want to use their skills to benefit a cause, and 57% wish there were more company-wide service days. With a majority of the workforce focused on social change and community responsibility, brands that want to thrive today and in the future need to view corporate responsibility strategy and company culture as essential parts of their job-marketing process. These are vital to enticing a younger generation that wants to do work that does social good. Not only can a focus on doing good attract potential hires, but it can also help your company retain current employees and build a strong brand reputation that pulls in new clients. ...more
  • Skills-Based Hiring Is the Future for Successful Employers ·
    Middle-skilled workers are among the 44 million Americans who struggle to find work, and as the world has settled into a new world of work amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, that challenge is becoming more difficult. Additionally, hiring practices rooted in a degree-first approach may be exacerbating the disparity between open positions and those qualified to fill them. As the United States unemployment rate hits 11.1% - that’s 17.75 million Americans out of work - employers in some of the hardest hit industries can’t afford to quibble over degrees and inflated credentials when it comes to hiring. In order to stem the tide of a devastating skills gap and attempt to address a growing recession, employers need to change how they define qualified applicants. ...more
  • Four Steps to Building Your Own Employees ·
    Today’s dynamic workplace demands more diverse skills than ever before. Amidst the historic pandemic and shift in the economy, new jobs are being created and lesser-known roles, like contact tracing, are growing. And while a degree may prove a generalized understanding of a particular subject area, it doesn’t guarantee that the worker has the skills needed by your specific business today. This is why even though 44 percent of employers have increased the level of education required for job roles over the last five years, 62% of HR leaders are exploring or have already implemented a formal effort to deemphasize degrees and prioritize skills competencies. ...more

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Employbridge
Bright Horizons
Learning Care Group
UAW-Ford
Workforce Solutions Dallas
Chicago Cred
Bluepearl
Baker & Taylor
California Steel Industries Inc.
CVS Pharmacy
Banfield Pet Hospital
Walgreens
National Guard Youth Challenge
Jevs Human Resources
VCA
Pima Medical Institute
Penske Corporation
Job Corps
YouthBuild
Dorsey Schools
The School Board of Polk County, FL
College of Business Technology