National Geographic Learning Partnership and Precision Exams

Expanding the K-12 Curriculum to Provide Certification Options in CTE and 21st Century Skills
Precision Exams has partnered with National Geographic Learning (NGL), Cengage’s K-12 division, to offer industry-recognized certificates. Students in Career and Technical Education (CTE), high school programs, can now earn credentials for more than 170 courses. These include health science, building and trades and travel & tourism. Nutrition and wellness, child development and 21st Century Success Skills. Combining NGL curriculum solutions with Precision Exams certifications allows for mastery of key industry standards concepts. Exams are administered in the classroom by a professional high-school teacher.
Vincent Grosso, Senior Vice-President of National Geographic Learning, stated that “in the CTE space there is incredible value in giving students the opportunity to validate their knowledge and demonstrate their skills to potential employers beyond just showing their grades in a course.” CTE students will benefit from schools that provide a holistic approach to teaching and validate knowledge and skills goals.
Cengage and Precision Exams have teamed up to help districts create a industry-aligned CTE experience that is both relevant and high-quality for students and teachers. This partnership combines industry-leading instructional materials, certifications and reporting tools to enable educators to seamlessly integrate validated outcomes into their study programs.
Edson Barton is the founder and CEO at Precision Exams. He said, “Career and Technical Education today are a rigorous amazing environment in which innovation, industry and engagement all combine to truly prepare students for their future.” Cengage do. It’s our passion. We now offer world-class services to a wider range of students to help them build their college and careers.
Precision Exams offers the most cost-effective, high-quality, and easy to use certification and assessment system for the CTE market. Each exam is reviewed by subject-matter specialists from industry and education to ensure that certificates are always up-to-date and meet market demands. Teachers also receive powerful reporting tools that they can use to assess their students’ progress and promote program improvement, while also meeting Perkins’ requirements for technical skills assessment.
Schools can purchase Precision Exams through NGL. NGL’s market-leading CTE instructional materials have been available for over 100 years.
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