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Ascend Learning Overview

Burlington, MA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Education Training Services
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Ascend Learning; LLC (www.ascendlearning.com) is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for high-growth careers in a range of industries, including healthcare, fitness and wellness, and insurance and financial services. We provide ... Read more

Mission: We help our students, educators and employers achieve education and career outcomes through innovative learning solutions that span the lifetime of learning.

Vision: We will be the leading career solutions provider, delivering outcomes-based online education ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Congratulations to our CTO Ash Siebecker who recently received Kansas State University's College of Engineering Professional Progress Award! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMXJx

    Briefly Noted: Rep. Davids supports new healthcare bill; K-State honors three local graduates on professional achievement

    Rep. Sharice Davids supports bill to reduce healthcare costs, protect people with pre-existing conditions. Rep. Sharice Davids on Wednesday announced that she is co-sponsoring The Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act, a new healthcare bill she says would help lower health insurance premiums in Kansas and beyond and strengthen protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

  • Ascend's Kognito created an inspiring video about team members' experiences to celebrate Women's History Month. Take a look! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMXQ0

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Ascend Learning – Why Work For Us?




Healthcare

Our Clinical Healthcare businesses support students and educators in the ever-changing field of healthcare. We offer solutions that drive nursing success, certify front-line healthcare workers and help medical schools manage administrative tasks.

Fitness & Wellness

Our businesses train and certify a range of fitness professionals, from personal trainers to Spin instructors. We also help working fitness professionals hone their skills with ongoing learning opportunities.

Content Solutions

We offer educators best-in-class classroom solutions that focus on comprehensive content and innovative technology.

Professional Certifications & Licensure

These businesses deliver online training in a range of professions that are all on a high-growth track.


There’s no secret to our success.

How has Ascend Learning become a leading digital education company?

Our culture of accountability to our customers, and to each other, is at the heart of how we approach our work every day. Ascend Learning is built on delivering measurable results because our customers need analytics-based tools to measure their own success. From test preparation and certification programs to assessments and multi-media learning - and much more - our talented employees are creating amazing learning solutions that are changing the education market.

What’s the best thing about working at Ascend?

It’s hard to choose just one, so we didn’t. See what our employees love about being part of the team.




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Ascend Learning Reviews

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    I have been working at Ascend Learning full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Innovation, leadership, and clear vision of purpose are the driving forces at Ascend.

    Cons

    Must be flexible and willing to adapt to new innovations, ideas and process. However, this is what keeps this role fun.

    Advice to Management

    Don't stop! Keep driving toward our goal.

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Ascend Learning Photos

Ascend Learning photo of: Watching the 2017 solar eclipse in Leawood, Kansas
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Ascend Learning photo of: Jones & Bartlett Learning spent time building and repairing houses with Habitat for Humanity
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Ascend Learning Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Ascend Learning (Leawood, KS) in April 2016.

    Interview

    I was referred by someone within the company. Applied online. Phone interview with recruiter. In-person with hiring manager and two other members of the leadership team. I submitted work samples for review and a sample campaign plan. Called back for one more interview with potential teammates. Received offer by phone within a week.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you add value in your role? How do you work across teams?   1 Answer
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Ascend Learning Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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