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National Evaluation Series

About Evaluation Systems

The NES is from the most experienced company in standards-based teacher certification testing. The Evaluation Systems group of Pearson has more than 35 years of experience providing tests given to prospective teachers in the United States and, through custom work for states, has developed teacher certification tests for more than 200 content fields; professional teaching skills; and the basic skills of reading, writing, and mathematics. Our tests are used by many states, and we collaborate with teacher preparation institutions to provide support for prospective teachers planning to take the tests.

Our custom evaluation services represent a full range of services for creating and administering teacher certification tests that align 100 percent with the teacher certification requirements and student academic standards of an individual state. Our assessment and support programs span the country and we work with more than 20 states across the country to develop, administer, and score their educator certification testing programs. We have the people, experience, and technology to tailor our services to a state's most exacting needs.

Pearson is the global leader in educational publishing, assessment, information, and services and Pearson is committed to innovative print and digital educational materials for pre-kindergarten through professional learning. The resources of Pearson span the breadth and depth of its internationally successful brands, including Addison Wesley, Allyn & Bacon/Merrill, Benjamin Cummings, the Stanford Achievement Test Series, the Wechsler family of assessments, SuccessNet, MyLabs, Scott Foresman, Prentice Hall, AGS, PowerSchool, SuccessMaker, TeacherVision, and many others. Pearson is renowned for its student information systems and learning management systems, teacher development programs, and testing and assessment products that set the standard for the industry through a combination of research, technology, and expertise.

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