Kaplan Partnership Offers Additional Benefits to Members

Release Status: 
Immediate
Contact Name: 
Stacey Ober
Contact Number: 
703-684-2815
City: 
Alexandria
State: 
Virginia
Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Expanding on the success of its joint PE and FE/EIT on-site review courses, the National Society of Professional Engineers has officially partnered with Kaplan AEC Education to offer discounts on Kaplan's exam preparation and new online continuing education courses and professional titles, providing additional benefits and opportunities to its members.

"We are delighted to expand our partnership with Kaplan, as they are one of the premier providers for FE and PE exam preparation and engineering materials," said NSPE Director of Marketing Lee Mayfield. "Now our members can reap more great benefits, including member discounts and one-stop shopping for all their education and exam preparation needs."

Immediate benefits of the partnership include

    * Continuation and expansion of the on-site FE and PE review courses;
    * 10 % discount on all continuing education courses and products from a soon-to-be developed NSPE-Kaplan Web site; and
    * 10 % discount and one-stop shopping on select exam preparation materials listed in the NSPE product catalog. 

Kaplan AEC Education has recently expanded its exam prep offerings to include online continuing education curricula and professional development titles geared toward the engineering practitioner. Kaplan also recently released Career Success in Engineering, authored by Bernard Berson, P.E., NSPE's president-elect. Career Success in Engineering provides college students and emerging professionals with guidance on real-world matters of employment, job performance, project management, leadership, ethics, and licensure.

"This partnership presents a great opportunity to provide engineers access to the tools they need for success at every state of their career," said Dave Dufresne, vice president and general manager of Kaplan AEC Education.

Kaplan Engineering Education is part of Kaplan Professional, a unit of Kaplan Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO). Kaplan AEC Education helps emerging and established professionals prepare and sustain their careers in engineering, architecture, and contracting with exam preparation, continuing education, and professional development titles. For further information, please call 866-263-1464.

Additional Notes: 

The National Society of Professional Engineers is the national society for licensed professional engineers from all disciplines that promotes the ethical and competent practice of engineering, advocates licensure, and enhances the image and well-being of its members. Founded in 1934, NSPE serves more than 50,000 members and the public through 53 state and territorial societies and more than 500 chapters.