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ClassesUSA Signs Foundation Partner Agreement to Provide Continuing Education Classes to the eBay Community
New York, October 2001 ClassesUSA, Inc., a lifelong learning multi-media company, has signed an agreement with eBay, the Worlds Online Marketplace to be a Preferred Provider of online and offline classes and learning events, offering eBays 34 million users the most comprehensive continuing education catalog on the Web.
Approximately 90 million adults participated in some form of continuing education this past year, making it the fastest growing education sector in the country. "Taking a class..." is the catch phrase motivating adults today. Through this partnership, eBay and ClassesUSA will assist lifelong learners in finding and registering for classes more efficiently.
ClassesUSA is currently working with leading national class providers including; University of Phoenix, Cardean University, Magellan.edu, 24/7 University, Sessions.edu, GeoLearning, and many more.
"We are excited to provide national leading class providers exposure to eBays community of 34 million registered users," said Jordon Keltz, COO, ClassesUSA, Inc. "The coming together of the ClassesUSA and eBay marketplaces solidifies our vision of helping America succeed through continuing education."
ClassesUSA (www.ClassesUSA.com) provides multi-channel, lifelong learning media products and services. These solutions empower and aggregate both adult learners and class providers through two distinct properties: ClassesUSA.com and SUCCEED Magazine. ClassesUSA targets the approximately 90 million adults who participated in some form of continuing education this past year and the 85,000 class providers who supply classes.
eBay (www.ebay.com) is the worlds online trading community. Founded in 1995, eBay created a powerful marketplace for the sale of goods and services by a passionate community of individuals and small businesses. On any given day, there are millions of items listed on the site across thousands of categories. eBay enables trade on a local, national and international basis with local sites in 60 markets in the United States and country-specific sites in the Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. With the acquisition of Half.com in July 2000, eBays community now benefits from a marketplace combining traditional auction-style trading and Half.coms set-price trading.