“Our new partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to lifelong learning and high standards for all of our programs, and we are very pleased to join such a prestigious organization."
Lake Mills, WI (PRWEB) March 8, 2011
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded Pronto Spanish Services of Lake Mills, Wisconsin, the prestigious Authorized Provider status. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The recognition period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time.
“We at Pronto Spanish are proud of our online education programs which train hundreds of professionals in a variety of industries each year in important occupational Spanish skills so that they can better communicate with their Spanish-speaking co-workers, patients, and customers,” stated Tara Bradley Williams, President. Williams added, “Our new partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to lifelong learning and high standards for all of our programs, and we are very pleased to join such a prestigious organization as well as an elite group of organizations that offer excellent continuing education and training programs.”
“We are pleased to welcome Pronto Spanish as our newest Authorized Provider organization,” stated Karen Niles, President of IACET and Director of Professional Development at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Rockville, MD. Niles added, “Pronto Spanish joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”
Pronto Spanish courses are specifically designed to bridge the communication gap in the workplace. In addition to such basics as Spanish greetings, numbers, directions, and time, the “Spanish for the Workplace” series includes lessons and vocabulary tailored especially for the industry used at the worksite. Currently, the online occupational-specific Spanish courses are available for the following industries: Banking, Construction, Educators, EMTs & Paramedics, Firefighters, Food Service, Health Care, Hospitality, Human Resources, Law Enforcement, Manufacturing, Public Safety Officers, Social Services, Warehouses & Distribution Centers.
In order to achieve Authorized Provider status, Pronto Spanish completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its programs. Pronto Spanish has pledged its continued compliance with the Standard, and is now authorized to use the IACET name and Authorized Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, Pronto Spanish is now linked to the IACET web site and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.
About Pronto Spanish: Pronto Spanish is a leader in offering online and classroom occupational Spanish courses for over 15 industries, including Spanish for Health Care, Spanish for Educators, and Spanish for Construction. For more information, please visit http://www.ProntoSpanish.com or call 1-800-483-6860.
About IACET: The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.iacet.org or call 703-506-3275.
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