From Our Desk to Yours

A Career & Technical Education blog.

A Message From Our CEO

A lot is changing in your world right now, and we want you to know that we’re here for you and your students. That includes offering new options during these unprecedented times, while continuing

How YouScience is Changing Lives

College or Career Bound? That’s the question many students face post high school. While the push to go to college has been heavy for decades, four-year college isn’t always the answer. Nor is it an

LAPSEN and Precision Exams Join Forces

UTAH; Feb. 20, 2020 – The Law and Public Safety Education Network (LAPSEN) and Precision Exams have formed a partnership to create a unified curriculum and certification offering for secondary and post-secondary schools.    LAPSEN

Marketing Skills Test

The American Marketing Association (did you even know such an association existed?) defines marketing as, “the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers,

To Become a Master Teacher . . .

We love hearing how teachers are using Precision Exams to up their game. Tami Grow, a teacher in Alpine School District, was disappointed when she used Precision Exams for the first time and only

Five Reasons You Should be Pretesting

Whether you’re a U.S. history, welding, or culinary arts instructor (and everything in between), pretesting is your greatest asset. At Precision Exams, we encourage teachers to take advantage of our pretesting option at the

Customer Service Boot Camp

We love hearing how teachers are going above and beyond when using Precision Exams. We get excited to share the hands-on, practical experiences teachers are creating for their students. Virtual School in Riverside, CA
2019 - 2020 CTE Certifications

2019-20 New Certifications

At Precision Exams, we’re continually working with subject-matter experts to review and update our extensive library of certification exams. In preparation for the 2019-2020 school year, we’re excited to announce nine new exams: Agricultural

The Impact of Industry Involvement: Dr. Jack Irion

 Partnerships between community employers and education is truly a win-win. Education programs benefit as employers serve on advisory boards and share their expertise. This insight helps teachers know how to prepare students with appropriate skills needed by the current workforce and allows students to find value in what they are learning.  

Yakima School District: The Value of Industry Involvement

Industry involvement plays a major role in the sustainability of Yakima School District’s (YSD) Career and Technical Education program. In collaboration with local employers, YSD is actively working to prepare the next generation of professionals for careers. In fact, YSD has been so successful that industry is now relying on

Answering the “Why?” for Students

As industry changes, Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs prepare the future workforce and help students make the connection between what they are learning and why.  CTE Education Programs Most CTE education programs require

Pathways Beyond the 12th Grade: Perry Technical Institute

Nathaniel Hull, dean of education at Perry Technical Institute, meets with Precision Exams to talk about how they are preparing students to meet the needs of industry in a rapidly evolving technological world.   Working with the local CTE director, Perry Technical Institute allows students to receive advanced credit

Yakima School District: The Value of Certification

Yakima School District has taken a hands-on approach to its Career and Technical Education certification process. Precision Exams‘ reports allow the superintendent and CTE director to continually review the performance of both their programs and students to ensure that students are being taught the skills and knowledge needed to succeed.  Yakima School District

Creating A Student Pipeline: Perry Technical Institute Nathan Hull

Nathaniel Hull, dean of education at Perry Technical Institute, meets with Precision Exams to talk about the success of their articulation agreement with local high school districts to prepare career–ready students to graduate at an astounding rate.   Focusing on scalability and sustainability, Perry Technical Institute uses Precision Exams’ industry–recognized standards and

Webinar Recap

Direct From Industry: BPA Students Are Career Ready, But Who Knows It? Thanks to all who joined us for the webinar, “Direct From Industry: BPA Students Are Career Ready, But Who Knows It?” And, a huge thank you to our wonderful partner, Business Professionals of America, for hosting the event!   It’s no secret that industry and education speak different

Precision Exams Launches Eleven (11) New Industry Certifications to Validate the In-Demand Knowledge and Skills Students are Gaining in Today’s Classrooms.

Silicon Slopes;  August 24, 2017 –  In response to industry partners, Precision Exams has launched eleven new certifications such as Emergency Medical Technician, CAD Architectural  Design and Fire Science certificates to help meet workforce talent shortages and validate knowledge gained in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes nationwide. Along with

Are your students “Industry Ready”?

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the South Carolina Education and Business Summit, and the common theme among the conference was “industry recognized credentials” (IRC). While industry recognition is very important, it is

For the Makers of Tomorrow

At Precision Exams, we believe Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs are better positioned to engage students in school.  This engagement results in increased high school graduation rates, students that are better prepared for postsecondary

CTE Advantage

Get certifications for your students and get valuable data that proves the great work you are doing in your classroom. Are you a CTE superhero? Prove it with Precision Exams.