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Certiport Takes Submissions for 2015 Adobe Certified Associate U.S. National Championship

Competition Designed to Showcase Digital Communications Skills and Promote Industry Certification

SALT LAKE CITY– April 8, 2015

Certiport (www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced it is now taking submissions for the 2015 Adobe Certified Associate United States National Championship. Students who have earned Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification in Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign between the dates of July 1, 2014 and June 15, 2015 are eligible to submit a project.

Submissions for the ACA U.S. Championship: www.acasubmissions.com

From the submissions received, three finalists will be selected to represent the United States and compete against top students from around the world at the ACA World Championship in Dallas, Texas from August 9 – 12, 2015.

"The ACA U.S. National Championship allows us to find students who are extremely talented and efficient at designing with Adobe tools, while promoting workforce skills and industry certification," said Aaron Osmond, vice president of the global Certiport offering for Pearson VUE. "The winners will have a once in a lifetime experience at the ACA World Championship as they compete against finalists from all over the world to create a creative project for a real world client."

The competition is open to students currently enrolled in an approved, accredited academic institution aged 13 to 22. ACA U.S. National Championship submissions should demonstrate design abilities using one or all of the following programs: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Projects can be created in school or specifically for the Championship. Submissions are due to www.acasubmissions.com by June 15, 2015.

About Certiport

Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, is the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services delivered through an expansive network of over 13,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. Certiport manages a sophisticated portfolio of leading certification programs including: the official Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, the Microsoft Technology Associate certification program, the Microsoft Certified Educator program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the HP Accredited Technical Associate, the Autodesk Certified User certification program, the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User certification program, and the IC3 Digital Literacy certification. Certiport reliably delivers over three million tests each year throughout the secondary, post-secondary, workforce, and corporate technology markets in more than 148 countries and 27 languages worldwide. For more information, please visit www.certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at www.twitter.com/certiport.

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