KidsPeace Forms Workforce Education Alliance with Purdue University Global

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SCHNECKSVILLE, PA (September 12, 2019) – KidsPeace announced it has entered into an educational alliance with Purdue University Global to support the ongoing educational activities of its associates and their families.

The alliance with Purdue University Global provides a range of benefits to the KidsPeace workforce, including:

  • Tuition reduction and a tuition cap for the duration of the Purdue Global education experience. Financial aid is also available.
  • An introductory trial period – as a new undergraduate student, a participant can try classes for three weeks before owing any tuition.
  • Multiple start dates, with classes beginning every 10 weeks year-round. (Some classes are available every six weeks.)
  • A range of academic degree choices in fields like Communication, Early Childhood Administration, Environmental Policy & Management, Human Services (Psychology), Legal Studies, and Public Administration.

KidsPeace noted that immediate family members of KidsPeace associates also are eligible for these benefits.

Purdue University Global is a private, non-profit university dedicated to serving the educational needs of working adults through degree programs delivered mostly online.  The university is part of Purdue University, a world-renowned research and academic institution and land-grant university based in Indiana.

For more information on career opportunities at KidsPeace, visit www.kidspeace.org/careers

Since 1882, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, adults and those who love them. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened, more than 250,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers.

For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit www.kidspeace.org. Follow us at www.facebook.com/kidspeace.org or on Twitter @KidsPeace.

 

Information Provided By:
Robert Martin
Director of Communications