Awards and Honors for New Horizons

New Horizons Learning Group awards and honors

New Horizons Learning Group has been recognized for many awards and honors as a top training provider.

Top IT Training Award


New Horizons is consistently on Training Industry's 'Top IT Training Companies' list. Selection of the top IT companies is based on:

  • Leadership & innovation in IT training
  • Breadth of IT training and delivery methods offered
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

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Military Friendly School

MFS19-20_Silver_150x150-1New Horizons Learning Group is proud to receive the Military Friendly Schools® designation year after year. The Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

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Military Spouse Friendly School


New Horizons Computer Learning Centers is proud to help military veterans and their spouses find doable, affordable education and employment throughout their challenges. We are honored to earn the 2019-2020 Military Spouse Friendly® School Designation. This is our first year receiving this award, and we plan to continue providing the best training and education that military spouses deserve.

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Five Star Center Awards

The Five Star Center of Excellence Award highlights the upper echelon of our 300 centers around the world. These centers have demonstrated the highest standards of achievement and met the highest expectations of quality of execution. The award and audit process demonstrates the highest standards of achievement in regards to: Client Satisfaction, Instructor Performance Quality, Vendor Authorized Status, Courseware, Facility and Learning Environment.


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Training in Excellence Top Instructor Awards

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With over 300 locations in 70 countries, our own elite instructors have been awarded as one of the Top 25 New Horizons Instructors based on student and peer evaluations. Their dedication to learning and developing their students, New Horizons and themselves has set them apart as the elite few. Our leading instructors have also been awarded with industry certifications, recognition and vendor awards.


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CompTIA Outstanding Partner Award

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers has been awarded the Outstanding Partner Award in the Platinum Partner by CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world.

Cisco Awards

Cisco Fastest Growing Partner Award

New Horizons was recognized as a growth partner for Cisco in the United States and Canada. This Excellence in Acceleration Award proves that New Horizons is an important partner for Cisco education.

Cisco Award of Excellence for Collaboration

New Horizons was awarded Cisco's Worldwide Learning Partner Award of Excellence for Collaboration. This honor recognized New Horizons’s role as an outstanding Cisco Learning partner exhibiting:

  • Excellence in Acceleration
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Relevance

Cisco Partner of the Year

New Horizons was the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit theater award for Learning Partner of the Year. This award recognized New Horizons performance and accomplishments as a Cisco channel partner.

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Global VMware Partner Network Awards 2017

New Horizons Learning Group was awarded the VMware Education Services North America Partner of the Year 2017. In addition, at the 2015 International Conference, New Horizons received the Americas Regional (VATC) Training Partner of the Year Award. New Horizons was recognized at VMware Partner Exchange 2015.

Red Hat Advanced Training Partner of the Year 2016/2017

New Horizons Learning Group is proud to announce it was named theRed Hat Advanced Training Partner of the Year for North America for the fourth consecutive year. “New Horizons is proud to be honored by Red Hat as an unrivaled provider of Red Hat skills and certification training,” said Kevin Landry, President and CEO of New Horizons Learning Group. Tina Travierso was also honored for Director of the Year. 

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IAMCP Awards and Finalist

The International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) is the leading global organization for business networking

in the Microsoft partner eco-system with 100+ chapters in over 40 countries around the world. IAMCP members represent the trusted, independent voice of the Microsoft partner community.

Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

The Inc. 5000 recognizes the largest growing private companies in America. Together these elite companies have grown hundreds and thousands in percent over the last three years. Collectively, these 5,000 companies have created over 100,000 jobs in the United States. New Horizons Learning Group qualified in the $15 to 20 million range.


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Stevie Award Winner for 2016

New Horizons Learning Group is proud to highlight Cindy Sutherland, Vice President of Career Development for New Horizons Learning Group has been named the winner of a Bronze Level Stevie Award in the 13th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run.  All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2016 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories. 

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South Bay Workforce Investment Board Outstanding Performance PY 14/15

New Horizons Learning Group was recognized for Achieving Outstanding Performance of 90-100% Job Placement Rate for Microsoft Windows Server Junior Server Administrator at the 20th Annual South Bay Workforce Investment Board Awards Ceremony.

Two New Horizons Students, Guillermo Madrid and Sean Paine, were also honored at the event. 

Both students attended classes at New Horizons Culver City after visiting One Stop. 

Guillermo enrolled in classes in Culver City to receive formal training and certification in Cisco Networking Administration. He is now employed at Dell Computer as an Outside Sales Representative for the Southern California Region. 

Sean also enrolled at the Culver City location and trained in MCSA SQL Database. Upon completing his training, he was hired at Chevron as an Instrument and Electrical Mechanic.

Outstanding Service in the Employment of Veterans

The California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) recognizes employers who consistently demonstrate positive policies toward U.S. veterans in hiring and promotion, as well as through employee retention efforts, ongoing training, and benefits. New Horizons Learning Group has received a Certificate of Appreciation presented by the CEAC and Employment Development Department for 2016.

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Best Places to Work Six Years Running!

The Best Companies Group has recently names New Horizons Learning Group one of the Top Companies to Work for in their 4th Annual Statewide Workplace awards program. This award program recognizes the best organizations across the state as voted by their employees. New Horizons Learning Group California Locations have been named one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego by the Best Companies Group for five years running in 2015. The list recognizes companies in defined geographical areas that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence. “Winning the Best Places to Work shows that our employees are as excited about working with the company as the company is having them here,” Laura Noid, Director of Human Resources for New Horizons Learning Group.

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San Diego Business Journal Individual and Community Awards

Throughout the year, the San Diego Business Journal hosts a series of high profile events that bring together decision makers and business owners from all industries. These programs are designed to recognize businesses and leaders who positively impact the San Diego County business community. “I’m at a point in my life where my career matters, and what I do, it makes a difference, it makes the world a better place to work, live, and succeed,” stated Kevin Landry, CEO and Owner

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Los Angeles Business Journal Awards

Throughout the year, the Los Angeles Business Journal hosts a series of high profile events that bring together decision makers and business owners from all industries. These programs are designed to recognizing businesses and individuals who positively impact the LA business community. NHLG has been award over the years individually and as a company.

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Orange County Business Journal Awards

The Orange County Business Journal hosts several major awards programs throughout the year: CFO of the Year, Excellence in Entrepreneurship, Women in Business, Family Owned Business, Innovator of the Year, and General Council Awards. These programs are designed to recognize those individuals and organizations whose accomplishments positively impact the OC business community.

Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year Finalist

New Horizons was selected as a finalist (among nearly 3,000 submissions) for Microsoft's Marketing Excellence Partner of the Year award. This honor demonstrates:

  • Exceptional performance
  • Leadership in certification
  • Growth in training market share
  • Advanced adoption and deployment of Microsoft technologies
  • Commitment to solving student challenges
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Knowledge Advisors Best Performance Award

New Horizons was named a top winner for Customer Education by KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning and talent measurement provider. KnowledgeAdvisors administers their evaluation tool called Metrics that Matter which assesses the effectiveness of training.

This Customer Education award was based on real world data that looked at:

  • Effectiveness of instructors
  • Coursework
  • Learning
  • Job impact
  • Business results and return on investment
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