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Ashworth College Participates in 2012 Department of Defense Worldwide Education Symposium

Leading online school Ashworth College announced that it will be participating in the upcoming Department of Defense (DOD) Worldwide Education Symposium, held in Las Vegas, NV, and runs through July 27, 2012.

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PRLog - July 25, 2012 - NORCROSS, Ga. -- PEACHREE CORNERS, Georgia – Leading online school Ashworth College (http://www.ashworthcollege.edu/) announced that it will be participating in the upcoming Department of Defense (DOD) Worldwide Education Symposium, held in Las Vegas, NV, and runs through July 27, 2012.

DoD is held every three years as an opportunity for military education professionals from all branches of Service to discuss future trends and challenges facing advanced education within the military community.

“Providing servicemembers, veterans and military spouses a quality, affordable and portable education is an essential part of Ashworth’s business,” said Rob Klapper, Ashworth College President and CEO. “We make it a point to understand the importance of a degree program that fits the military lifestyle -- one that is compatible with today’s education benefits as well as one that won’t be interrupted when soldiers deploy at a moment’s notice.”

Ashworth College, a leader in distance education, has established a team of dedicated military advisors who are trained to provide one-on-one assistance to enlisted personnel and their families. These advisors continually remain current on relevant career trends, application processes, and tuition assistance options.

“Our current military students appreciate that we are able to help them work through the application and funding processes and anything else that comes along between enrollment and graduation,” said Rodney Butler, U.S. Army First Sergeant, Retired and Military Education Coordinator for Ashworth College.

“Every year we have several service members and military spouses walking in our graduation ceremony and this year will be no exception,” added Butler, who explained that this year’s ceremony will be held on August 4. “Because we’ve been with them every step of the way, it’s exciting to be there when they receive their diploma.”

Ashworth College specializes in a wide range of career-focused degree programs. Some of the more popular programs among servicemembers and military spouses include early childhood education, criminal justice, human resources management, information technology.

About DoD Worldwide Education Symposium

The DoD Worldwide Education Symposium, held every three years, supports continuous learning among the Voluntary Education community.  The Symposium spotlights noteworthy educational advancements and provides a forum to prepare for future trends and challenges to providing advanced education to the military community.  Military education professionals from all branches of Service will have the opportunity to participate in numerous breakouts, workshops, roundtable discussions and demonstrations and visit numerous exhibitors.

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.

Ashworth is a S.O.C. Institutional member, accepts A.C.E. credits and is approved for GI/VA education benefits, DANTES, MyCAA and GoArmyEd. Its team of Military Education Advisors are ready to offer personal, one-on-one assistance from completing application, to maximizing education benefits and transfer credits through graduation.

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.

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