KROGER PARTNERS WITH CAREER ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL TO PROVIDE ONLINE EDUCATION AND UPSKILLING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEARLY 500,000 EMPLOYEES
EMPLOYEES GAIN ACCESS TO ACCREDITED HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM
Kroger, America’s largest grocery retailer, has partnered with Career Online High School, a NexPort Solutions Partner, to provide online education for Kroger’s nearly half a million employees. The program is offered through Kroger’s education assistance program, Feed Your Future, and will be rolled out initially to their Fred Meyer and KingSoopers brands, as well as eight Kroger divisions across the U.S.
The Kroger program is hosted and delivered using the NexPort Learning Platform and joins other leading organizations, including McDonald’s, Hilton, Goodwill Industries, Checker’s & Rally’s, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, and First Watch, in delivering education and upskilling opportunities to employees through the NexPort Learning Platform.
You can read the full announcement here.
At The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are, across our family of companies, nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. To learn more about us, visit our newsroom and investor relations site.
About Career Online High School
Career Online High School was developed in 2012 through a partnership by ed2go, a division of Cengage that provides students with online continuing education and career training, and Smart Horizons Career Online Education in an effort to provide affordable, career-based online education opportunities for the millions of adults in the United States without high school diplomas.
CHECKERS & RALLY’S EXPANDS EDUCATION BENEFITS; OFFERS EMPLOYEES THE OPPORTUNITY TO EARN AN ACCREDITED HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND LEARN ENGLISH
Employees at corporate-owned locations of the national drive-thru restaurant franchise can now earn a diploma and entry-level workforce certificate through Career Online High School and access English language learning
Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants, an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for its exceptional value, people-first attitude and “Crazy Good Food,” has announced an expansion of the ed2go Career Online High School (COHS) program and myTimeENGLISH (MTE) online ESL program to employees nationwide.
The Career Online High School (COHS) program is hosted and delivered through the NexPort Learning Platform. Thanks to Checkers & Rally's partnership with the COHS, eligible employees at all corporate-owned U.S. locations can now earn an accredited high school diploma, along with a workforce training certificate in fields such as food services, customer service, hospitality and general career preparation.
Checkers & Rally’s is one of a growing number of companies, including Hilton, Goodwill and First Watch, partnering with ed2go, part of Cengage, to offer education and upskilling opportunities to employees utilizing the NexPort Learning Platform and the COHS curriculum. Benefits like COHS and MTE can help improve employee retention, reduce turnover, enhance the ability to promote from within and increase return on educational investment.
You can read the full announcement here.
About Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants, Inc.
Based in Tampa, Fla., Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants, Inc., an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for its “Crazy Good Food,” exceptional value, and people-first attitude, operates and franchises both Checkers® and Rally’s® restaurants. With nearly 900 restaurants and room to grow, Checkers & Rally’s is a proven brand with flexible building formats that is aggressively expanding across the country. Checkers & Rally’s is dedicated to being a place where franchisees and employees who work hard can create opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities. In recent years, the brand has earned several of the industry’s most prestigious awards including: “#1 Most Craveable Fries” by Restaurant Business; Best Franchise Deal and “Best Drive-Thru in America” by QSR Magazine; Top Food and Beverage Franchise by Franchise Business Review; the “Hot! Again” award from Nation’s Restaurant News and has consistently been ranked on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500.
About Career Online High School
Career Online High School was developed in 2012 through a partnership by ed2go, a division of Cengage that provides students with online continuing education and career training, and Smart Horizons Career Online Education in an effort to provide affordable, career-based online education opportunities for the millions of adults in the United States without high school diplomas. For more information, visit careeronlinehs.org.
myTimeENGLISH is an easy-to-use, online General English program that empowers learners to achieve their personal language goals on their own, at their own pace. For more information visit NGL.Cengage.com/myTimeENGLISH.
NexPort Solutions is excited to announce the release of NexPort Campus 6.5.0. This release introduces Proctoring capabilities for all assignments including test assignments.
Working with our Partners, NexPort Solutions has developed a complete suite of Proctoring capabilities. Partners can easily assign Proctors at the Organization or Section level. Proctors are able to administer tests and assignments as required. Proctor activities are tracked for Admins to review. Permissions are delineated at a very granular level.
Below is a list of all cases resolved in this release.
The 6.4.7 Release is out and working great. The 6.4.7 is part of our normal release program and will improve the integration capabilities.
The WebAPI work will improve error messages to make future troubleshooting quicker and easier to determine the underlying root cause of issue. These improvements will be a major boost to future work and user experience
Several minor bugs were also fixed in this release.
NexPort Solutions is happy to announce the release of NexPort Campus v.6.4.6. We have introduced some very important performance enhancements to video and file uploads, video processing, and the Zoom meeting integration, as well as, several minor bug fixes.
These enhancements and bug fixes will improve the experience for both students and administrators using NexPort Campus.
We are pleased to announce the release of NexPort Campus v6.4.5. This release is a part of our normal point release schedule.
Key items in this release included a tighter integration with Zoom and the server session state is now distributed across the nexport cloud which will increase uptime and decrease latency.
NexPort Solutions is happy to announce the release of NexPort Reporting Services (NRS) version 2.1.1. This release corrected several minor bugs and introduced performance enhancements. For more details please see the release notes below.
The full impact of COVID-19 virus is still unknown and it is affecting society in many ways that we have yet to realize or consider. To minimize the effects of the virus and to help ensure full operation and support, Nexport Solutions has been proactive in their approach to the situation. Several months ago we worked at upgrading our remote connection capabilities for our employees and since then we have instructed all our employees to work from home.
This has helped Nexport Solutions to not only maintain 100% support availability, but we have been able to continue moving forward with planned upgrades and features to further improve customer experiences.
This is allowing tens of thousands of students across the country and the world to continue their education and training. Whether they are working on high school courses, workforce Continuing Education Units for real estate, law enforcement, child care, or other areas, Nexport Solutions is standing ready to make sure that availability and access remains at the highest levels
Nexport Solutions is not only taking care of existing students, but as the COVID-19 virus spreads and more students and professionals find themselves in need of on-line education and training, we are prepared to increase capacities as needed without downtime or delays.
We understand that this situation is critical and stressful for students, teachers, faculty, and parents. We will continue to work through this together to meet the needs of everyone involved.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information or concerns. Call us at 800.261.6248 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are pleased to announce the release of Nexport Reporting Services (NRS) 2.1.0. With the new Azure environment we have been able to implement easier job configurations, quicker updates to status page, more seamless job profiling, and faster queue processing.
We are pleased to announce the release of NexPort Campus v6.4.3. This release is a part of our normal point release schedule.
About NexPort Solutions Group
NexPort Solutions Group is a division of Darwin Global, LLC, a systems and software engineering company that provides innovative, cost-effective training solutions and support for federal, state and local government, as well as the private sector.