Brookdale Community College Partners with Guild Education to Provide Upskilling and Education Opportunities for America’s Workforce
Through the partnership 80 degrees/certificates will be available to Fortune 500 employees in programs such as Cyber Security, Hospitality, Human Services. ESL programs and several fully online degrees that include Business Administration, Liberal Education and Political Science.
Lincroft, NJ – Today, Brookdale Community College announced it’s partnering with Guild Education, a certified B-Corp on a mission to unlock economic opportunity for America’s workforce through education and upskilling, by joining the Guild Education Learning Marketplace as a direct payment partner.
As part of the Guild Education Learning Marketplace, Brookdale Community College’s flexible online programs will be available to eligible frontline employees at some of the nation’s leading employers. Brookdale Community College’s mission is to empower a diverse community by providing open access to high-quality and cost-effective educational and lifelong learning options with clear paths to personal, educational, and economic success, which make them an optimal addition to Guild’s Marketplace.
“This is a relationship that is going to help us enable individuals that are working adults to access our programs through a tuition assistance program that is initiated through Guild Education with many different corporate partners throughout the country. This is a major step forward for helping us to accommodate adult students and to expand the scope of enrollment opportunities,” said Brookdale President, Dr. David Stout.
Guild’s platform enables companies to use education as a strategic initiative to support innovation and talent growth, which leads to a positive corporate return on investment. The platform also grants organizations in Guild’s Learning Marketplace access to a pool of high-quality prospective students, as well as insight into the learning and development needs of Fortune 500 companies. As part of the Guild Learning Marketplace, Brookdale Community College will be able to offer a valued education to millions of potential students.
About Brookdale Community College
Brookdale is the county college of Monmouth County, New Jersey – a diverse county with approximately 620,000 residents. Brookdale offers AA, AFA, AS, and AAS degrees in 68 academic programs including options, 4 Academic Credit Certificates, and 8 Academic Credit Certificates of Achievement. Brookdale offers fully online degree programs in Business Administration, English, History, Liberal Education, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Sciences. In addition, non-degree courses/non-credit courses are offered through Brookdale’s Office of Continuing & Professional Studies. This division also provides courses that are specially tailored to meet the training needs of local businesses.
Most of the credit and non-credit programs are offered at our centrally located main campus in Lincroft, NJ as well as at our regional locations in Freehold, Wall Township, Neptune, Hazlet, and Long Branch. Classes and training can also be made available in places of work or in local high schools.
About Guild Education
Guild Education is on a mission to unlock opportunity for America’s workforce through education and upskilling, with a double bottom-line business model that does well by doing good. The nation’s leader in helping employers adapt their education and learning programs to align to corporate strategy, Guild helps the more than 88 million workers in need of retraining and upskilling find training and programs they need to unlock economic mobility. Guild partners with leading Fortune 500 employers such as Walmart, Lowe’s, The Walt Disney Company, Discover Financial, and Chipotle to offer education and upskilling to their workforce, while supporting their recruitment, retainment, retention, training, and brand goals. To do so, Guild works with top universities and learning providers — including schools like Purdue University Global, the University of Central Florida, and Southern New Hampshire University. With more than 730 employees and a growing customer base, Guild is a fast-growing company that was recognized as a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World-Changing Ideas award for its work at the intersection of education, economic mobility, and corporate strategy. Guild has raised over $228M and is backed by venture firms and angel investors including General Catalyst, Salesforce Ventures, Workday Ventures, Stephen Curry, Bessemer Venture Partners, Emerson Collective, Felicis, Redpoint Ventures, and more. For more information, visit https://www.guildeducation.com/.