Twelve Illinois libraries currently offer adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma through Career Online High School (COHS). This fall, three additional libraries will offer the program as well. In the coming weeks, there are several opportunities to learn more about Career Online High School and hear from your peers as they share the excitement of helping adult learners achieve their dreams:
- Webinar Monday, August 28, noon. Hear Frank Murray, Head of Reference & Electronic Services at Brookfield Public Library, talk about what this program has meant to the library, the day-to-day management of the program and his experience working with adult learners. Register for the webinar.
- Webinar Thursday, September 7, 10 a.m. Discover program basics and learn why libraries are the perfect space for an accredited high school completion and career training program. Register for the webinar.
- Live Lunch and Learn Wednesday, September 13, 10 a.m.–noon. Hear from Illinois libraries offering COHS as they share success stories and best practices for managing the program, and meet Vanessa Craig, the Gale COHS liaison who partners with libraries to facilitate student recruitment and ensure program success. Hosted by Niles-Maine District Library. RSVP for the Lunch and Learn.
Please log into the RAILS website using your L2 username and password for more information on the RAILS Gale Career Online High School group purchase.