SOURCE: Allan Block Corporation

Allan Block Corporation

October 04, 2010 10:00 ET

Allan Block Corporation Continues to Be an Authorized Provider of IACET CEUs

Prestigious Authorization Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality Lifelong Learning

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - October 4, 2010) -  The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded Allan Block Corporation the prestigious Authorized Provider status. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The recognition period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time.

"Allan Block is proud of our education programs which train hundreds of contractors and engineers each year as an important step in advancing the segmental block industry. Our training programs cover everything from planning and design to proper installation so that every Allan Block project can provide the best site solution possible," stated Chad Julius, AB Education Program Manager. Julius added, "Our continued partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to lifelong learning and high standards for all of our programs, and we are very pleased to be part of such a prestigious organization as well as an elite group of organizations that offer excellent continuing education and training programs."

"We are pleased to have Allan Block continue as a member of the Authorized Provider organization," stated Karen Brown, President of IACET and Senior HR Manager of Nuclear Power at Shaw Group in Massachusetts. Brown added, "Allan Block is part of the nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met."

In order to achieve Authorized Provider status, Allan Block completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its programs. Allan Block has pledged its continued compliance with the Standard, and is now authorized to continue using the IACET name and Authorized Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, Allan Block is now linked to the IACET web site and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.

Allan Block Corporation is a leading provider of retaining wall systems for commercial, industrial, roadway and residential projects. With millions of square feet of retaining wall product installed throughout the world, Allan Block has the resources to deliver performance and quality to every project. 

About IACET: The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, please visit www.iacet.org or call 703-506-3275.

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