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Company Overview of NCS Pearson, Inc.

Company Overview

NCS Pearson, Inc. provides educational assessment and information solutions in the United States. The company offers assessment, instruction, and digital technology to create products and services that support educators in personalizing learning for each student; provides clinical assessment in the areas of personality, behavior, ability, achievement, speech and language, and career interests; publishes scientific assessments to hire and develop workforce; and provides standards-based teacher certification testing programs. It also provides automated solutions for text analysis and speech assessment; student information management, reporting, and analysis for K-12 education; educational asse...

5601 Green Valley Drive

Bloomington, MN 55437

United States

Founded in 1962

4,600 Employees





Key Executives for NCS Pearson, Inc.

Chairman of the Board
Age: 71
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 60
General Counsel and Vice President
Age: 67
Secretary and Treasurer
Age: 73
Vice President
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

NCS Pearson, Inc. Key Developments

The Mississippi Board of Education Approves Contract with NCS Pearson Inc. for State Assessments

The Mississippi Board of Education voted in executive session to approve a contract with NCS Pearson Inc. to administer the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) as an emergency procurement for one year. After four months of working with the Personal Service Contract Review Board (PSCRB) to secure a contract for state tests for the current school year, the Mississippi Department of Education learned that the PSCRB staff would not place the contract approval on its Board's agenda this month. The decision led to the State Board of Education's action.

NCS Pearson Inc. Receives Contract for Instructional Improvement System

New Jersey Department of Treasury, Division of Purchase and Property have awarded a contract for Instructional Improvement System (IIS) for Doe to NCS Pearson Inc. Contract period is from Dec. 02, 2013 to Dec. 01, 2016.

NCS Pearson Wins $1.11 Million Federal Contract

NCS Pearson Inc., Iowa City, Iowa, won a $1,109,309.33 federal contract from the U.S. Department of Education's National Assessment Governing Board for the design and implementation of a process to produce a set of recommendations to assist the National Assessment Governing Board in developing achievement levels for the 2014 National Assessment of Educational Progress Technology and Engineering Literacy assessment.

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