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Library Offers Accredited High School Diploma via Career Online High School Program

Beginning September 12 the Boynton Beach City Library offers qualified community members the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School. This program is brought to public libraries by Gale, a part of Cengage Learning. Part of the world’s first accredited, private online school district, Career Online High School is specifically designed to reengage adults into the education system and prepare them for entry into post-secondary career education or the workforce. 

Boynton Beach City Library will award scholarships for Career Online High School to qualified learners looking to earn a high school diploma and advance their careers. The Career Online High School project is brought to you through a partnership with the State of Florida.

Applicants who successfully complete an online self-assessment, a prerequisite course and an in-person interview will be considered for enrollment. Once enrolled, Career Online High School pairs each student with an Academic Coach, who assists with developing an individual career plan, offers ongoing guidance and encouragement, evaluates performance and connects the learner with the resources needed to demonstrate mastery of the course material. Classes are supported by board-certified instructors and students have 24/7 access to the online learning platform. Coursework begins in one of eight high-growth, high-demand career fields (across a wide spectrum from child care and education to certified transportation), before progressing to the core academic subjects. Many students are able to graduate in as few as 4 to 6 months by transferring in previously earned high school credits.

Residents can learn more about Career Online High School at the Boynton Beach City Library, 208 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, or by visiting the library’s web site at boyntonlibrary.org/cohs.

For more information or questions, please contact Jeannie Taylor at 561.742.6396 or through email at cohs@boyntonlibrary.org .