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05 / 2019 article

Bridgepoint Education Wins 2014 Association for Talent Development BEST Award


Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) announced that it is a recipient of the 2014 Association for Talent Development BEST Award. In an awards ceremony held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., Bridgepoint was recognized as an organization that demonstrates enterprise-wide success as a result of employee learning and development.

“As an educational organization, Bridgepoint places a high value on the transformative power of learning,” said Andrew Clark, chief executive officer at Bridgepoint Education. “This holds true for the students at our academic institutions as well as the employees within our organization. We know education and development can improve lives.”

The BEST recognition marks the eighth award Bridgepoint Education has received in the past year for learning and development. Other recognitions included the Candidate Experience Award, the Brandon Hall Excellence Award, and the Learning! 100 Award.

“This award celebrates leadership’s commitment to developing an organization with strong employee development culture, and recognizes the benefits that this culture provides to all levels of employees,” said Leslie Stein, director of learning strategy and planning at Bridgepoint Education.

Established in 2003, the BEST Awards Winner’s Circle includes small and large private, public, and not-for-profit organizations from around the world, such as Deloitte, IBM, Coca Cola, Hilton, and other will-established organizations.


About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint’s technologies, such as Waypoint Outcomes, enhance the way people learn in the digital age. Bridgepoint owns three academic institutions – Ashford University, University of the Rockies, and Denver Learning Institute. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit,, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.

About the Association for Talent Development
The Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. These professionals take the knowledge, skills, and abilities of others and help them achieve their full potential. ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector. ATD supports the work of professionals locally in more than 125 chapters, international strategic partners, and global member networks. For more information, please visit