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StaffingTools.com Offers Discount on Online Training to Educational Institutions

Press release from the issuing company

September 10, 2004 – BLOOMINGTON, IN – StaffingTools.com’s Prepress Training Solution, a leading provider of personalized, affordable and comprehensive online testing and training for graphic arts and technology, is extending a 50% discount for educational institutions interested in implementing online prepress training as part of their curriculums. “We’ve seen an increase in queries from leading universities and colleges interested in adopting Prepress Training Solutions testing and training,” said Vice President for Strategic Development, Julie Jankowski.  “Our online training solutions enhances core curricula and with our Learning Management System enables detailed tracking of course takers’ progress.  Additionally, students have 24/7 access.  “We are pleased to extend substantial discounts to educational institutions in support of the next generation of graphic arts professionals.” Educational institutions receive a discount of 50% off of regular course prices on prepresstraining.com. The full library of Prepress Training Solution courses lists for $300 a year; and so accredited educational institutions only pay $150 a year. Students can take advantage of premium testing and training in popular courses such as Mac OS X, Adobe Creative Suite, Quark and a variety of others for PC and Mac platforms. All Prepress Training Solutions courses are offered online and are accessible from any computer with an Internet connection. With a unique ID and password, subscribers can access their account for training and review, 24/7, for an entire year. To maximize their training experience, users perform a series of steps that assess initial product knowledge and improvement derived from training. Additional services such as custom development, a library of interactive tests and training, and a flexible hosted Learning Management System allow any size educational institution or workplace to track and manage education - increasing efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Courses are customized for each user with a pre-test so they only train on unfamiliar topics. Curriculums are dynamically modified for individual progress. Users can participate in fully functional trial mini-courses which include: OS X Panther – The Finder; InDesign CS: Text, Formatting and Output – PostScript Files and Print Presets;Photoshop CS – Layers and Layer Comps; Quark 6 – Creating a New Document; and Font Management in OS X – OS X Font Utilities. Prospective users can also join Prepress Training Solution for a free live Webinar every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 3 pm EST. The Webinar includes a demonstration of PTS’ Learning Management System, tests and training modules.