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American Public Education to Present at Signal Hill's Education Preview Investor Conference

November 23, 2007

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2007--American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) - parent company of online learning provider American Public University System, which operates through American Military University and American Public University - announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, Wallace E. Boston, Jr. plans to address the financial community at the Signal Hill Education Preview Investor Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

Mr. Boston's presentation will begin at 4:00 p.m. eastern time on Tuesday, November 27, 2006. A link to a live webcast of the presentation, as well as an audio replay, will be available to listeners who log in through American Public Education's website, The replay will be available for 90 days after the presentation.

Additionally, listeners may access the live webcast and audio replay through the following website,

About American Public Education, Inc.

American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:APEI) is a leading provider of online higher education focused primarily on serving the military and public service communities. American Public University System (APUS), wholly owned by APEI, comprises two universities - American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). Nationally and regionally accredited, APUS serves nearly 27,000 part-time students who live and work in all 50 states and more than 130 countries; and offers 57 degree programs and 48 certificate programs in fields ranging from homeland security, military studies, intelligence, and criminal justice to technology, business administration, public health, and liberal arts.

Forward Looking Statements

With the exception of historical information, the statements set forth above include forward-looking statements that involve risk and uncertainties. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based upon information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements are discussed in the Company's filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: American Public Education, Inc.
Chris Symanoskie
Director, Investor Relations

SOURCE: American Public Education, Inc.