Smart Horizons Career Online Education CEO Dr. Howard Liebman Invited to Join President Obama and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity Summit

Pensacola, FL, December 2, 2014- Smart Horizons Career Online Education, the first SACS-accredited online school district in the United States, announced today that on Thursday, December 4, CEO and Superintendent Dr. Howard Liebman will join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity Summit. The Summit will bring together colleges and universities, business leaders, nonprofits and others that are committed to supporting more college opportunities for students across the country.


This year's summit will focus on building sustainable collaborations in communities with strong K-12 and higher education partnerships to encourage college going, and supporting colleges to work together to dramatically improve persistence and increase college completion, especially for first generation, low-income, and underrepresented students.


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For media inquiries please contact James McCusker at or 203-585-4750.

For more information on how to cover the Summit, please contact and include "College Opportunity Summit Coverage" in the subject line.

Smart Horizons Career Online Education is committed to preparing students for the workforce and post-secondary education by delivering innovative career-based education in a supportive, engaging environment.

To provide a pathway to future career or educational opportunities by reengaging individuals without a high school diploma back into the educational system.
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About Smart Horizons Career Online Education

Smart Horizons Career Online Education (SHCOE), founded in 2009 and located in Pensacola, Florida, is a private, AdvancED/SACS accredited online school district. AdvancED/SACS district accreditation signifies that SHCOE and all of its schools are fully accredited and that SHCOE is recognized across the nation as a quality school system. SHCOE offers 18-credit, career-based high school diploma programs that are designed to prepare students for entrance into the workplace. Career certificate offerings include Childcare Education, Office Management, Protection Services, Homeland Security, Transportation Services, Professional Skills, Retail Customer Service Skills, and Food & Customer Service Skills. For more information, visit our website at, call our office at 855.777.4265 or email us at