As posted on FosterEDU American education evolved into its current system by adapting to advancements in technology and changes in the labor market. Penn Foster’s history is rooted in response to and growth from these very same changes. Our career-oriented courses not only provide vital training to American workers looking to advance their careers and […]
As posted on FosterEDU The college completion agenda is picking up across the nation. States are seizing the opportunity to set new goals for increasing the number of citizens who hold postsecondary certificates or degrees. The ultimate aim of this initiative is to generate a more skilled, qualified and credentialed pool of candidates to infuse […]
As posted on FosterEDU blog Year after year contentious dialogue continues to circulate around a four-year college education, insomuch it’s practically become trite to hear about. High tuition rates, swollen student loan debt and languishing employment opportunities for college grads perpetuate the skepticism over a college education that concerns academia, American households, and our youth. […]
Presented to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education by Frank F. Britt, CEO, Penn Foster September 20, 2013 Good Morning, Chairman Rokita, Congressman Grijalva, and esteemed members of the committee, my name is Frank Britt. I am the CEO of Penn Foster – a leader in career-focused online and hybrid education with […]
Passport for learning: Frank Britt at TEDxLitchfieldED 2013 from Penn Foster Education Inc.
This post was written by Frank Britt, CEO of Penn Foster, and Jan Bray, president of Bray Strategies and former executive director of the Association for Career & Technical Education. In the movie “The Graduate,” Dustin Hoffman’s character Benjamin, a recent college alumnus, received one word of advice about where he should invest his future: Plastics. Today, […]
November 2012- The Commission has met numerous times with the purpose of analyzing the current state of Pennsylvania‘s postsecondary system, identifying challenges and possible areas for improvement, and formulating recommendations to strengthen the system in both the short and long terms. Four working groups (Workforce Needs, Accessibility and Affordability, Administration and Financial Structures and Collaboration) […]