SPC partners with ed2go to expand workforce training, reskilling opportunities
LEVELLAND – South Plains College launched a strategic partnership with ed2go, a leading provider of adult online education and part of Cengage Group, to expand online training opportunities across in-demand industries. SPC will offer affordable online courses through the agreement.
Working with ed2go highlights SPC’s commitment to providing affordable online education enabling students to gain in-demand employability skills. Prospective students can visit https://careertraining.southplainscollege.edu/ to view online courses available at SPC.
“This partnership is a natural fit,” Dr. Ben Alexander, SPC executive director of workforce development, said. “We understand the value of career training in today’s ever-changing job market and the need to provide flexible options for learners to quickly and effectively upskill or reskill to expand their employment opportunities. ed2go has a proven background that will help us meet the learning needs of the communities we serve.”
Dr. Alexander said students who access ed2go courses through SPC are exposed to the entire catalog of academic courses offered in the college’s Technical, Health Sciences and Arts & Sciences degree fields.
ed2go partners with many academic institutions to provide innovative, relevant courses that align with job market demand and cover various industries, such as project management, medical billing and IT. Programs range from career and certification training to personal and professional development courses focusing on teaching transferable and in-demand skills.
The fully online model allows students to learn anytime, anywhere. Students have the option for self-paced and instructor-led courses and have opportunities for collaboration with instructors and other learners.
“Through this partnership with South Plains College, we’re excited to offer local residents the opportunity to access quality, flexible online education to improve their career prospects and their lives,” Rya Conrad-Bradshaw, ed2go general manager, said.
For more information about ed2go courses at SPC, contact Dr. Alexander at 806-716-4608 or bealexander@southplainscollege.edu.
About ed2go
ed2go believes that anyone, anywhere can learn. Since 1997, ed2go has provided high-quality education the fastest way possible: online. By partnering with academic institutions, corporations and workforce agencies, it reaches lifelong learners in all 50 states and more than 16 countries. For more information, visit www.ed2go.com.
About Cengage Group
Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, it has enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content and integrated digital platforms.
Cengage Group serves the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, it supports all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education. For more information, visit www.cengagegroup.com.