SOURCE: Prometric


September 20, 2011 08:30 ET

Prometric Wins Long Term Contract Renewal With National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2011) - Prometric, a trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced that it has been selected by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) to continue as the long-term partner to deliver the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) in its extensive test center network.

Relying on Prometric's robust and secure test center network, the ARE will continue to be widely available to test takers across the United States and Canada. Continuing to provide a high quality test environment for candidates, with unparalleled access to test centers, was a critical component in the NCARB vendor selection process.

"NCARB has had a long relationship with Prometric for the delivery of the ARE," said Michael J. Armstrong, NCARB Chief Executive Officer. "Through our rigorous evaluation process it was clear that maintaining Prometric as the site management consultant would provide our candidates with the best access to test centers."

Michael Brannick, president and chief executive officer at Prometric, stated, "We view it as testament to our reliability, center security and test taker accessibility that NCARB has once again selected Prometric, from a pool of many contenders, to deliver the ARE to its candidates. We are looking forward to continuing our successful partnership and to supporting NCARB's program in the years to come."

About Prometric

Prometric, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ETS, is a trusted provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment. Its market-leading test development and delivery solutions allow clients to develop and launch global testing programs as well as accurately measure program results and data. Prometric reliably delivers and administers more than 10 million tests a year on behalf of approximately 400 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional, corporate and information technology markets. It delivers tests flexibly via the Web or by utilizing a robust network of more than 10,000 test centers in more than 160 countries. For more information, please visit

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