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Cimarron Correctional Facility Adds MOS Certification to Vocational Program

Cimarron Correctional Facility (CCF) is a men’s medium security prison in Cushing, Oklahoma owned and operated by CoreCivic headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.  A few years ago, CCF wanted to improve their vocational program by adding industry-recognized certification to help inmates validate in-demand technology skills. Computer Instructor Steve Holley began to research introductory-level technology certifications and […]

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New Zealand Student with Autism Achieves Certification Success

We recently heard a fantastic story of a young man from Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand from our partner in that region, XCERIO.  Luke Kneebone deals with the challenges of autism and has found great pride and success through Microsoft Office Specialist certification.  His parents and teacher, Sandy Anderson, shared the following details with Certiport. Luke […]

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Certiport and Microsoft to Build Digital Literacy Skills in the Dominican Republic

Certiport CEO Aaron Osmond recently traveled to the Dominican Republic and met with Vice President Margarita Cedeño, representatives from Microsoft, and Certiport’s partner in the country ETC Iberoamerica to start a groundbreaking partnership.  Microsoft Office Specialist certification and training will be offered to teachers and students in the Dominican Republic with unprecedented scope to help […]

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Kalama High School’s MOS Certification Success

Kalama’s MOS Wall of Fame More than 370 MOS certifications have been earned at Kalama High School in Kalama, Wash. this year. Kalama’s technology teacher, Kathy Schmit, found a way to push her students even further. With too many individual exam certificates to hang on the walls of her classroom, she created a Wall of […]

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Breckinridge County High School Students Find Success with GMetrix Learning Tools

We told you about Pulaski County High School a few months ago, and more great stories continue to come out of Kentucky and the Microsoft Imagine Academy. Breckinridge County High School is in the top 10 certifying testing centers in Kentucky and two educators there – Angie Vessels and Kyle Melloy – have championed the […]

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