THE NEWSLETTER OF PENN FOSTER COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL — September 2010
CHANGING LIVES THROUGH ACCESSIBLE, AFFORDABLE EDUCATION
 
FACES OF PENN FOSTER
Joan T. of Kaneshie Ghana, Africa

“I am Joan T., and I am 53 years old. I registered with Penn Foster College on December 2005 as a student in the Early Childhood Education Program. Before my enrollment in the school, I had taken an early childhood certificate course and had subsequently worked since 1990 in the nursery and also as a childminder for seven years. The nursery teaching is not well remunerated, but when I sent my curriculum vitae and stated that I was taking an online course as an associate degree student, I found a job.” Read more...

 
WHO’S WHO AT PENN FOSTER

Jim Burcicki, Senior Instructor in Business Development Programs and Photography

Jim Burcicki has worked in the Education Department of Penn Foster College for over six years as an instructor in Business and Photography Programs. In addition, Jim has an interest in art and has completed training in caricature drawing and face and figure painting. He is interested in digital painting, economics, and financial markets. Read more...

 
PERSEVERANCE

You’ve made the decision to go back to school to further your education and learn new skills. It’s a very exciting time in your life. You know you’ve made the right decision, but now your life is becoming more stressful and is dramatically changing. Your free time has suddenly diminished. What do you do now? Find out...

 
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