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Certiport Recognizes Dr. Kevin Marshall with Excellence in Advancing Certification Award

Head of Education for Microsoft Ireland Recognized at 2016 Global Partner Summit in Orlando, FL

Salt Lake City, UTAH – August 31, 2016

Certiport (www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces Dr. Kevin Marshall was recognized with the “Excellence in Advancing Certification” award at the Certiport 2016 Global Partner Summit in Orlando, Florida. The Global Partner Summit is held annually to allow Certiport partners to receive training, discuss business strategy and network with clients and other partners.

Dr. Kevin Marshall is the Head of Education for Microsoft Ireland, and is a widely respected thought leader on technology and education. He has managed Microsoft Ireland’s efforts in the area for more than a decade. In this role, Dr. Marshall has led highly practical efforts to improve and share best practices and methodologies in 21st century education across a wide variety of projects.

Prodigy Learning, Certiport’s partner in the United Kingdom and Ireland, works closely with Dr. Marshall to expand Microsoft certification in Ireland.

“Dr. Marshall has been instrumental in establishing Ireland as one of the highest countries for Microsoft certification per capita in the world and we are grateful to have him as a partner,” said Andrew Flood, CEO, Prodigy Learning.

Prodigy Learning delivers Certiport’s certification programs in the area, including the Microsoft Office Specialist and Microsoft Technology Associate certifications, both of which equip students with the in-demand technology skills they need today. These certifications deliver job-ready skills, improving employability for students and productivity for employees.

“We were pleased to recognize Dr. Marshall for his efforts to advance technology certification in Ireland, which helps individuals advance their academic and career pursuits,” said Craig Busham, Vice President of Marketing, Certiport. “We look forward to his continued efforts and know he will affect the lives of many young people for good in Ireland.”

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 14,000 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 Autodesk Certified User and Autodesk Certified Professional certification programs, 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 148 countries and 26 languages worldwide. For more information, www.certiport.com or follow Certiport on Twitter at www.twitter.com/certiport.

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