Source: Meteor Learning

Committed to developing high-quality, workforce-aligned 

degrees for working professionals 

San Diego, CA – April 8th, 2016 – Educate Online, a company focused on closing workforce skills gaps, announced at the UPCEA 101st Annual Conference that it has changed its name to Meteor Learning. The name change reflects the company’s commitment to develop innovative degree programs that deliver an unprecedented return on educational investment for working professionals.

Deeply rooted in competency-based learning models, Meteor Learning is uniquely qualified to partner with higher education in developing personalized, online competency-based education (CBE) programs that build job-ready skills and enhance career advancement. By aligning with industry to build workforce needs into the program development process, Meteor Learning’s higher education partners are able to launch differentiated degrees that deliver unparalleled value for working professionals.

Meteor Learning drives value for its higher education partners by attracting new student segments, generating incremental enrollments, and creating new revenue streams. Meteor Learning also drives value for employer partners by reducing training costs, delivering access to a pool of highly qualified candidates, and improving employee productivity.

“The new name builds on Meteor Learning’s historical success working with hundreds of thousands of students to close learning gaps. With the name change, we are communicating our dedication to accelerating the success

of working professionals by developing programs that map to employers’ needs,” said Carol Vallone, Meteor Learning CEO.

“At Meteor Learning, we bring together best-in-class industry organizations and leading higher education institutions to deliver CBE degree programs that build job-ready skills and enhance career advancement opportunities for working professionals. We are developing tomorrow’s leading lights!”

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