Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop and Premier Pro

Multimedia and Commercial Art are growing subjects in schools around the world and there are more and more jobs that require skills in Adobe products. If you are interested in a career in multimedia, there will be a lot of competition.  Receiving your Adobe Certified Associate Certification in one or more of the paths is the first step […]

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CTE Students Earn MOS & MTA Certifications & Crown Three National MOS Champions at BPA National Leadership Conference

Being an Illinois native, I was excited to return to Chicago for the last week of April to join exceptional students and advisors from BPA at their National Leadership Conference (NLC). These students (and their unbelievably dedicated advisors) have been preparing throughout the year and competing at regional and state events to earn a spot […]

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Certiport Acquired by Pearson VUE

Over the past few years, Certiport has built a strong, partner-focused business model and developed the world’s largest testing distribution network.  We have provided the leading foundational level certification programs from the biggest names in the industry such as Microsoft, HP and Adobe, and today we deliver more than two million exams across 150 countries […]

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What Is It That You Do When You Do What You Do?

One of the most common questions I am asked when meeting new people is “where do you work?” My well-rehearsed response—I work at Certiport based out of American Fork [Utah] where we develop and market certification exams—inevitably prompts the dreaded follow-up question: “Oh, and what do you do there?” Although I dread it, this is […]

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I’m Already an Expert; Why Would I Need Certification?

My name is Stephen McSweeney, and I’m proud to be a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certified Master. I’ve worked here at Certiport in various capacities since 2005, and am currently the Vice President of Strategic Accounts. I have long considered myself a digital literacy expert; my background is in educational IT, having taught related courses […]

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