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Weston Distance Learning Inc. Named to Best Places to Work

Fort Collins, Colorado – October 13, 2016 — Weston Distance Learning, Inc. has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Weston Distance Learning, Inc. earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at http://reviews.greatplacetowork.com/weston-distance-learning-inc.

“Being named to Best Places to Work confirms the culture we strive to create and preserve at Weston Distance Learning,” said Ann Rohr, President of Weston Distance Learning. “This is truly a reflection of the hard work and dedication each of our employees show day-in and day-out, and the camaraderie we share. We are proud to be named a Great Place to Work.”

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“We applaud Weston Distance Learning, Inc. for seeking certification and releasing its employees’ feedback,” said Kim Peters, Vice President of Great Place to Work’s Recognition Program. “These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees’ trust and create a great workplace – critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Weston Distance Learning, Inc. should take into account as an indicator of high performance.”

“According to our study, 82 percent of Weston Distance Learning, Inc. employees say it is a great workplace,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Great Place to Work’s Senior Editor.

Weston Distance Learning, Inc. employees completed 79 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.25.

About Weston Distance Learning, Inc.
Weston Distance Learning Inc. is the parent company of three distance education schools: U.S. Career Institute, McKinley College and At-Home Professions. The schools enroll students nationwide. State approval is through the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools. Each certificate course and degree program offered through Weston Distance Learning schools is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission in Washington, DC; a U.S. Department of Education recognized accreditor. For information, visit http://www.westondistancelearning.com/

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.
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At-Home Professions Student Named DEAC Outstanding Graduate

FORT COLLINS, CO – August 30, 2016 – At-Home Professions is excited to announce that Healthcare Documentation Specialist program graduate Kathleen Deutz has been named a Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) Outstanding Graduate. This honor is awarded to twenty of the most successful and exemplary graduates of DEAC-accredited schools.

Kathleen completed her Healthcare Documentation Specialist program within a year of enrolling, all while working a full-time job. Her commitment to successfully completing her certificate earned her the Delta Epsilon Tau Society Award during her program.

“By enrolling in the Healthcare Documentation Specialist program with At-Home Professions, I mastered the skills I needed to accept a Billing Specialist position with a local healthcare facility. I would like others to know that with hard work and determination you can accomplish your goals,” said Kathleen.

Shortly after graduating, Kathleen accepted a position as a Billing Specialist at a local healthcare facility. While utilizing the skills acquired during her At-Home Professions program, Kathleen is gaining valuable on-the-job experience. Her next goal is to take on new responsibilities such as coding and transcription.

“Kathleen is a wonderful example of where dedication and commitment to your education can take you. At-Home Professions couldn’t be prouder of our Outstanding Graduate. We have confidence she will continue to excel in her new career,” said Ann Rohr, President of At-Home Professions.

For more information, please visit http://www.deac.org/Media-and-Events/2016-Outstanding-Graduate-At-Home-Professions.aspx.

At-Home Professions Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

FORT COLLINS, CO – November 10, 2015— At-Home Professions announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs℠ and Military Spouse. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data- driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

Once again, At-Home Professions’ faculty and staff are thrilled to be named among the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.

“Being recognized as a Military Friendly® School for the sixth year in a row is an honor, as we highly value our military students. The opportunity to teach and support active and retired military, as well as their spouses, is something we take very seriously.  We pledge to provide our military students with the education and service they deserve,” said At-Home Professions President, Ann Rohr.

“Post-secondary institutions earning the 2016 Military Friendly® School award have exceptionally strong programs for transitioning service members and spouses,” said Daniel Nichols, Chief Product Officer of Victory Media and Navy Reserve veteran. “Our Military Friendly® Schools are truly aligning their military programs and services with employers to help students translate military experience, skills and training into successful careers after graduation.”

For more information about At-Home Professions’ commitment to attracting and supporting military students, visit At-Home Professions’ website at http://www.at-homeprofessions.edu/tuition-and-financing/military-page/.

At-Home Professions will be showcased along with other 2016 Military Friendly® Schools in the annual Guide to Military Friendly® Schools, special education issues of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse Magazine, and on MilitaryFriendly.com.

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About At-Home Professions

For over 35 years, At-Home Professions has been training thousands of students in work-at-home education. Offering distance learning courses of the highest quality and best value, At-Home Professions provides exceptional service by focusing on student satisfaction and success. Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, At-Home Professions’ materials, faculty and operations meet high educational standards for academic quality and service. For more information on At-Home Professions, please visit www.at-homeprofessions.edu.

At-Home Professions Named to Victory Media’s 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List

FORT COLLINS, CO – At-Home Professions announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.

The Military Friendly® Schools designation and list by Victory Media is the premier, trusted resource for post-military success. Military Friendly® provides service members transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

For the fifth year in a row, At-Home Professions is honored to be named among the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.

President Ann Rohr said, “Being recognized as a Military Friendly® School is a reflection of the admiration and gratitude we have for our nation’s military and their families. Our affordable tuitions and a 25% tuition discount offered to active and retired military (as well as their spouses) is just one small way we can give back for all their sacrifices and commitment to our country’s future.”

The methodology used for making the Military Friendly® Schools list has changed the student veteran landscape to one much more transparent, and has played a significant role in capturing and advancing best practices to support military students across the country.

The qualification survey for Military Friendly® Schools captures over 50 leading practices in supporting military students and is available free of charge to the more than 8,000 schools approved for Post-9/11 GI Bill funding. As in past years, the 2015 Military Friendly® Schools results were independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP based upon the weightings and methodology developed by Victory Media with input by its independent Academic Advisory Board.

For more information about At-Home Professions’ commitment to serving and supporting military students, visit At-Home Professions’ website at http://www.at-homeprofessions.edu/tuition-and-financing/military-page.

About At-Home Professions

For over 35 years, At-Home Professions has been training thousands of students in work-at-home education. Offering distance learning courses of the highest quality and best value, At-Home Professions provides exceptional service by focusing on student satisfaction and success. Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, At-Home Professions’ materials, faculty and operations meet high educational standards for academic quality and service. For more information on At-Home Professions, please visit www.at-homeprofessions.edu.

At-Home Professions Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation

At-Home Professions is proud to once again be named to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of universities, colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success in higher education. Victory Media, the premier entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, creates and publishes this list annually.

“We are pleased to be recognized as a Military Friendly School®,” said Ann Rohr, President of At-Home Professions. “Military members serve our country with honor, courage and sacrifice. It is our privilege to provide our military members and their families with a high-quality, flexible and affordable education.”

For the fourth year in a row, At-Home Professions has been awarded this honor because it exhibits leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience. Its world-class programs and policies for student support, academic accreditation, credit policies, flexibility and other services to those who have served make At-Home Professions a top Military Friendly School®.

At-Home Professions, along with a detailed list of all 2014 Military Friendly Schools®, will be included in the annual Guide to Military Friendly Schools®, distributed in print and digital format to hundreds of thousands of active and former military personnel in early October.

ABOUT At-Home Professions

For over 35 years, At-Home Professions has been training thousands of students in work-at-home education. Offering distance learning courses of the highest quality and best value, At-Home Professions provides exceptional service by focusing on student satisfaction and success. Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, At-Home Professions’ materials, faculty and operations meet high educational standards for academic quality and service. For more information on At-Home Professions, please visit www.at-homeprofessions.edu.

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