Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE) and ed2go Announce Newest Bridge to Start High School Partnership with CBT College

  • Miami, FL (January 1st, 2013) – CBT College is proud to announce their partnership with Smart Horizons Career Online Education ( and Ed2go ( in the Bridge to Start High School program.

    The Bridge to Start program provides a fast-track, AdvancED/SACS-accredited, online high school curriculum that is specifically designed to re-engage students back into the educational system. The program allows students to earn the high school diploma required for their entry into colleges and post-secondary career training institutions. This program was introduced by Smart Horizons Career Online Education and Ed2go (a division of Cengage Learning).

    “SHCOE is the world’s first AdvancED/SACS accredited online school district, offering an instructional program that enables students to earn an 18-credit high school diploma and a credentialed career certificate in one online program; and Ed2go is a leading provider of online courses for adult and continuing education students with over 2 million students enrolled in various courses.

    “Through a hybrid learning labs set up at CBT College, students will be able to take advantage of SHCOE’s innovative online education model while also immersing them in an on-campus learning experience.

    “We are committed to providing the right education avenues for the members in our community.” said Monica Llerena, Chief Operating Officer for CBT College. “We are excited to partner with SHCOE and Ed2go to bring the Bridge to Start Accelerated High School program to those students that need an accredited high school diploma to enroll and earn a college degree.”

    “This program will be a great solution for many people that cannot enroll in a college program because they don’t have a high school diploma.” said Dr. Elizabeth Rios, Director of Academic Affairs for CBT College. “We are building bridges and pathways of education for a better future by using the latest technology at our disposal.”

    Tabatha Cirgenski
    Assistant Director of Marketing
    CBT College
    (786) 456-3674 Ext. 530