ENA | March 13, 2020
Earlier today, the Federal Communications Commission launched the “Keep Americans Connected” pledge, which requires participating service providers to take the critical steps needed to ensure Americans stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. ENA is proud to announce that it has joined the pledge, and in doing so, is committed to ensuring the education, healthcare, library, and government communities it serves maintain continued access to robust and reliable broadband during this critical time.
prnewswire | September 24, 2020
Smarter Building Technologies Alliance launches a new Safe Space Initiative to assist school districts across the country safeguard the environmental health of students, staff, parents, and visitors as school districts plan their re-opening strategies. SBT's Safe Space Initiative provides access to secure, cutting-edge Internet of things (IoT) technologies to help prepare schools in combating the spread of COVID-19 as outlined in the Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) of the U.S. CARES Act.
Amazon | April 22, 2022
On April 21st, Amazon’s Career Choice Program partnered with Ancora Education to deliver learning opportunities to Amazon’s employees. Based on a commissioned Gallup survey, Amazon found that 48% of American employees would accept a new job if it offered skill training. 65% of employees reported considering employer provided upskilling as an essential factor in evaluating job potential. In recognition of upskilling as a significant employee retention tool, the partnership with Ancora Education will provide Amazon’s hourly workers with easy access to technical, practical, and classroom training and education courses.
"At Ancora Education, we recognize firsthand the importance of a secondary education and the opportunities it can provide. Amazon is offering its employees a pathway to improving their lives. We are proud to be an official Amazon education partner and value the trust they have placed in our ability to instruct and train their employees."
-Natalie Willliams, Vice President of Client Operations, Ancora Education
Amazon’s Career Choice program is known for its stringent selection process for selecting third-party education partners. It especially focuses on selecting partners committed to helping employees in their learning process. It includes providing job placement assistance, and offering complete educational support that results in career success.
"We're committed to empowering our employees by providing them access to the education and training they need to grow their careers, whether that's with us or elsewhere. We are glad to have Ancora Education as an education partner so we may continue to offer best-in-class training to our employees."
-Tammy Thieman, Global Program Lead of Amazon's Career Choice program