Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE; is pleased to welcome Workforce eTraining Solutions ( as the newest member of its growing list of affiliate organizations. As the world’s first AdvancED/SACS online school district, SHCOE enables students to earn an 18-credit high school diploma and a credentialed career certificate in one comprehensive online program.

Established in 2006, Workforce eTraining Solutions, a woman-owned company, is a distributor of web-based learning technologies, on-demand online education, and course content. The company is focused on providing cost-effective training solutions to organizations and to individuals interested in acquiring skills that will help them enter new job markets or advance in existing careers. Workforce eTraining Solutions also matches businesses and corporations with appropriate staff training options.

“We are in the process of informing our constituent organizations about the innovative educational and career training opportunities offered by SHCOE,” said Nilda Thomas, President and CEO of Workforce eTraining Solutions. “Due to their broad appeal, SHCOE’s programs can be offered through various types of educational institutions as part of a blended learning experience that enables students to benefit from both classroom and online instruction. Our portfolio of programs is also an excellent option for organizations that offer re-entry and veteran retraining services.”

“Life happens and being able to offer a program that enables students to complete their high school diplomas while simultaneously earning a credentialed certificate in career areas such as child care, office management, homeland security, transportation services, protection officer services, and general career skills, gives adult students a sense of hope and a sense of purpose. Additionally, the mission of SHCOE meshes perfectly with the strategic goals of Workforce eTraining Solutions,” Thomas said. “Various organizations across the country are searching for innovative ways to provide quality education and training opportunities for their students, employees, or clients and we welcome organizations to contact us through”

“We are very excited about this new affiliate partnership and the opportunities it provides,” said Dr. Howard Liebman, CEO and Superintendent of SHCOE. “With Workforce eTraining Solutions focused on matching organizations and individuals to beneficial training programs, and SHCOE focused on providing students with a comprehensive, career-based education, it’s an ideal fit.”