BLOOMINGTON, Minn., September 7, 2006 — Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing business of Pearson, today announced that it has partnered with American IT to continue expansion of its IT certification testing network. American IT, which offers certified training for Microsoft and Cisco technologies in 70 U.S. cities via 50 training partners, will feature Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Centers as its test center of choice.
Through this partnership, American IT and Pearson VUE will offer an innovative learning solution for IT training students, bundling premier instructor-led training, official courseware, and special savings on Pearson VUE exam vouchers. For more information, visit www.americanit.com/certification.
About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in electronic testing services for academic admissions, certification and licensure programs. Pearson VUE offers exams through the world’s largest network of test centers in 151 countries, providing testing services for information technology, regulatory and certification boards, academic, government and corporate clients. Its innovative technology offers the security and control required by academic, licensure and certification programs while its commitment to service provides customers with an unmatched testing experience. Pearson acquired Promissor, which is now a business of Pearson VUE, extending its leadership in the testing and certification industry.
Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international media company, whose businesses include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education, and the Penguin Group.
About American IT
American IT (www.americanit.org), located in Boulder, Colorado, represents a national network of Microsoft Certified Partners for Learning Solutions (CPLS), training centers, dedicated to delivering the highest quality technical training available in the United States. The American IT partnership is based on the concept that by working together, partners can provide their customers a higher quality of training, at a more competitive price. Guided, in all decisions and daily activities, by the core values of Integrity, Quality, and Trust, and with a primary focus on the development of employable skills, it is our firm belief that American IT is the logical choice for IT Training.