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Rio Institute for Employee Development

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As a recognized leader in forging successful long-term alliances with corporations, government agencies and community organizations, Rio Salado is dedicated to providing access to training and career-path programs that provide employees with the skills and knowledge they must have to succeed in today’s competitive environment.

Cox Communications Technical Training Manager Jim Barrier and Technical Trainer George Millett share their experience about Cox's partnership with Rio Salado College

Educational Partnerships

Through customized educational partnerships, Rio Salado combines your industry-specific training with our own high-quality academic component to create customized certificate and degree programs. At the same time, your organization is developing an educated pool to draw from for future promotions.

Educational partnerships dramatically help with retention and work as a recruitment tool to utilize in hiring. These opportunities can also jump start your employees’ interest in pursuing college-level coursework while brining added value to their existing training.

Online Training Conversion Services

The Rio @ Work Advantage!
Rio Salado offers a service which takes current in-person training and converts it into an online format. Converted training materials undergo Rio Salado’s intense course development process and are supported by a 24/7 technical support desk. Through Rio Salado’s online format, your employees can complete their training while away on business or from multiple sites throughout the U.S.

Degree Completion Options

Your employees can seamlessly complete their degrees!
Rio Salado offers your employees a head start on earning an Associate in Applied Science degree. After successfully completing their industry-specific program, they can transfer their entire block of Rio Salado College credits toward a degree. With an online focus, Rio Salado makes it convenient and flexible to continue their education. Degrees are available in a variety of fields at an affordable price.

For additional information call:

Susan Lawrence
Director Corporate and Government Programs
480-517-8512
susan.lawrence@riosalado.edu