5 Changes Schools Are Making To Power Student Success In 2023

Student success is the number one priority for career education schools across the country. But there is no one-size-fits-all solution to ensuring every student makes it to graduation. What works for some may not work for others, and what works one year may not work the next.  We surveyed 150 career education professionals, from instructors… Continue reading 5 Changes Schools Are Making To Power Student Success In 2023

What is Student Self-Retention and How To Foster It

Student self-retention is the idea that students guide themselves toward graduation with less external intervention. Learn how to foster it.  90 percent of schools have goals to improve their graduation rates. Unfortunately, only 49 percent have a solid strategy to do so. Those who do have a retention strategy in place plan to upgrade facilities,… Continue reading What is Student Self-Retention and How To Foster It

4 Reasons Why Your School Should Implement Push Notifications To Improve Student Success 

92.4% of students using CourseKey opt in to push notifications to stay engaged in their academic journey.  Good communication has always been critical to student success, but communication methods must evolve with them as students evolve. When email was first introduced, it wasn’t a popular form of communication, but that changed over time. Now, it’s… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Your School Should Implement Push Notifications To Improve Student Success 

Top Ten Retention Tips in Less Than Ten Minutes

These top ten retention tips are based on conversations with leading career education institutions across the country.

Introducing Cortex: The Future of Vocational Education

Career college staff members spend hours, if not days, gathering data, entering it into the SIS/spreadsheets, and assembling it into digestible reports that power executive decision-making. Unfortunately, the process takes so long that the data is already obsolete by the time many executives even receive critical reports. Between the SIS, the CRM, and the LMS,… Continue reading Introducing Cortex: The Future of Vocational Education

[Guide] Strategies To Improve Student Outcomes in Career Education

Improve student outcomes by improving three key areas of your school’s operations.  Staff members at every school we’ve talked to—regardless of school size or industry—have one thing in common; They got into career education to help students succeed.  There is no better feeling for a staff member than graduation day. Students have achieved their goal… Continue reading [Guide] Strategies To Improve Student Outcomes in Career Education

How High Desert Medical College Improved Student Success with Real-Time Data

High Desert Medical College eliminated manual data entry and gave its staff access to real-time student data using CourseKey’s mobile solution, resulting in more time for student success and earlier intervention.  High Desert Medical College (HDMC), owned by Legacy Education, is a California-based school that has trained thousands of students in the vocational allied health… Continue reading How High Desert Medical College Improved Student Success with Real-Time Data

View Your Students’ SAP, ASAP

Waiting for grades entry and accurate attendance data delays critical access to an up-to-date determination of student Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). Your school can gain an immediate view into SAP through data visualization, allowing your admins to act faster and help more students graduate on time. Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is one of the most… Continue reading View Your Students’ SAP, ASAP

7 Strategies To Help Your Students Succeed in 2022

In 2022, career education programs must implement new strategies to help modern students succeed, including leveraging data and prioritizing mental health.  2021 made it clear that we’re not returning to “business as usual” anytime soon. The pandemic continues to reshape education and employment, and career education programs must continue evolving to meet modern students’ needs.… Continue reading 7 Strategies To Help Your Students Succeed in 2022

Improving Accountability and Career Readiness with Student-Facing Technology

Student-facing technology purpose-built for career colleges fosters accountability and helps students learn the soft skills they need to succeed in their careers.  The “no phones” rule has been a staple in classrooms since phones became a staple in students’ pockets. Overall it makes sense—playing Angry Birds or scrolling through social media isn’t conducive to learning.… Continue reading Improving Accountability and Career Readiness with Student-Facing Technology