Maricopa County Community College District selects Kuder as New Provider of District-Wide Career Services Solution

ADEL, Iowa, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kuder, Inc. (Kuder) and Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) are partnering to provide the new Maricopa Career Planning System.

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Kuder was selected through a competitive bid process by MCCCD to implement a district-wide career services solution to 170,000 students and adults.

The comprehensive system includes Kuder® Navigator, Kuder® Journey, the Kuder® Administrative Database Management System, Kuder® Link 2 College®, Kuder® Connect 2 Business®, and the Educational and Career Action Plan already in use by Arizona schools. Other features such as research-based assessments are available to help students at MCCCD. 

"It's an honor to work with one of the largest and most respected community college systems in the nation and we are pleased to have been selected to deliver a comprehensive guidance system that meets their needs," said Kuder President Phil Harrington.

The Maricopa Career Planning System will deliver customized career planning guidance so users can set relevant academic and career goals that better allow them to plan for their future. "Maricopa Community Colleges is excited to utilize the new Maricopa Career Planning System tool to increase student success and enhance service our colleges and skill centers deliver. Kuder, Inc. was selected after a 21st Century Maricopa Coordinated Career Services team conducted extensive research nationally and gathered information regarding the types of career planning tools and technology that are available. The system will structure the opportunity for Maricopa Community Colleges to provide students with the support to make decisions about their careers and further their education," stated Randy Kimmens, Director, Workforce Development, Maricopa Community Colleges.

About Maricopa Community Colleges®: Maricopa Community Colleges is comprised of 10 colleges, two skill centers and numerous education centers, all dedicated to educational excellence and to meeting the needs of businesses and the citizens of Maricopa County. For more information, visit http://www.maricopa.edu.

About Kuder, Inc.: Kuder, Inc. (Kuder) was founded in 1997 with a mission to raise student aspirations and to provide career options to students and adults through self-assessment and education. Kuder offers customized, innovative, online solutions for career planners at all life stages across the world. For more information, visit www.kuder.com.

Contact Information:


Darby Oppold, Director of Marketing

Randy Kimmens, Director of Workforce Development

Kuder, Inc. 

Maricopa County Community College District

800-314-8972 

480-731-8202

oppoldd@kuder.com 

randy.kimmens@domail.maricopa.edu

SOURCE Kuder, Inc.



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