Career Education Corporation (CEC) (NASDAQ: CECO) served on an expert panel focused on online learning during the inaugural meeting of the bipartisan Congressional E-Learning Caucus Wednesday. Judy Komar, CEC’s Vice President of Educational Technology, shared the early leadership and significant advances by private sector education institutions, notably CEC, in delivering state-of-the-art online learning programs to its students.
In addition to the Online Virtual Campuses at CTU and AIU, the company is deploying its innovative education technology at its international institutions as well. CEC’s International University of Monaco recently began offering an online Executive MBA program leveraging the company’s technology.With 20 years of experience in instruction, training, and consulting, Komar is a pioneer in the field of Educational Technology and has applied her Master’s in Education and post-graduate work in Instructional Technology to benefit students with flexible, technology-enabled learning platforms. She has presented about online education to audiences around the world, including the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International. Komar is proud to have been included in the inaugural Congressional E-Learning Caucus meeting representing private sector higher education institutions as well as CEC. “The Caucus will serve as a resource in Congress on using technology to enable all learners – from preschool to high school, from college to the workplace – to have access to the highest quality instructional materials and best-in-class instructors regardless of location or income level,” Noem and Polis wrote in a letter to Congressional colleagues when announcing formation of the Congressional E-Learning Caucus last fall. “Our goals in forming the E-Learning Caucus are to promote increased understanding on Capitol Hill about the pivotal role E-Learning plays in our education system, to promote research on successes and failures in E-Learning so that federal education funds are used prudently, and to ensure that policy is aligned with practice.” Komar was joined on the panel by: Michael Kowalski, Administrator, Online Campus, Fairfax County (Virginia) Public Schools; Scott Jenkins, Director of External Relations, Western Governors University; and Becky Takeda-Tinker, President of Colorado State University Global Campus. About Career Education Corporation The colleges, schools and universities that are part of the Career Education Corporation ("CEC") family offer high-quality education to a diverse population of approximately 95,000 students across the world in a variety of career-oriented disciplines through online, on-ground and hybrid learning program offerings. The more than 90 campuses that serve these students are located throughout the United States and in France, the United Kingdom and Monaco, and offer doctoral, master's, bachelor's and associate degrees and diploma and certificate programs.
CEC is an industry leader whose institutions are recognized globally. Those institutions include, among others, American InterContinental University ("AIU"); Brooks Institute; Colorado Technical University ("CTU"); Harrington College of Design; INSEEC Group ("INSEEC") Schools; International University of Monaco ("IUM"); International Academy of Design & Technology ("IADT"); Le Cordon Bleu North America ("LCB"); and Sanford-Brown Institutes and Colleges. Through its schools, CEC is committed to providing high-quality education, enabling students to graduate and pursue rewarding career opportunities.For more information, see CEC's website at www.careered.com. The website includes a detailed listing of individual campus locations and web links to CEC's colleges, schools, and universities. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50340091&lang=en