American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) – parent company of online learning provider American Public University System, which operates through American Military University and American Public University – announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Harry T. Wilkins plans to address the financial community at the BMO Capital Markets 12 th Annual Back to School Education Conference in New York City. Mr. Wilkins will speak and answer questions from the financial community at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, September 13, 2012. A link to the live webcast of the presentation, as well as an audio replay, will be available to listeners who log in through American Public Education's website, www.AmericanPublicEducation.com. The replay will be available for 90 days after the presentation. Direct Webcast Link: http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/backtoschool2012/webcast/ American Public Education, Inc. American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) is an online provider of higher education focused primarily on serving the military and public service communities. American Public University System (APUS), wholly owned by APEI, operates through American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). APUS serves more than 100,000 adult learners worldwide and offers 87 degree programs in fields ranging from homeland security, military studies, intelligence, and criminal justice to technology, business administration, public health, and liberal arts. Nationally recognized for its best practices in online higher education, APUS provides an affordable education through classes taught by experienced faculty who are leaders in their fields and committed to the academic achievement of their students. American Public University System is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools ( www.ncahlc.org). For more information about APUS graduation rates, median debt of students who completed programs, and other important information, visit www.apus.edu/disclosure.