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Kaplan Leads IT Certification Preparation Session on Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Exam at TechEd 2006 Show

Kaplan's Certification Prep and Skills Development Expert Provides Training for Microsoft 70-431 Exam

BOSTON, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaplan IT Learning is leading an IT certification preparation session on Microsoft SQL Server 2005 at the Microsoft TechEd 2006 Show on Tuesday, June 13 from 10:45 - 12:00 noon. Kaplan's award-winning Transcender practice exams will be featured at the show, held June 11-16 in booth #530 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston. Kaplan IT Learning is a division of international educational services leader Kaplan, Inc.

During the show, George Monsalvatge, a Kaplan IT Learning certification preparation and skills development expert, will lead the certification exam preparation session, "Preparing to Earn Your Certification for MCTS: SQL Server 2005." The session is designed for database administrators and developers who want to achieve the MCTS: SQL Server 2005 certification. It will focus on topics for Microsoft's 70-431 exam, such as installing and configuring, disaster recovery, supporting data consumers, maintaining databases, creating objects and troubleshooting.

"Kaplan's SQL Server 2005 practice exams reflect our commitment to providing customers the highest quality exam preparation solutions that most closely represent the actual live exam experience," said Chip Schuneman, President of Kaplan IT Learning. "Transcender continues to invest in learning solutions that provide IT professionals with the best exam prep experience to help them learn the material and pass the certification exam."

Kaplan IT Learning will be demonstrating Transcender Cert-70-431 at booth #530 during TechEd 2006. TechEd 2006 will be attended by IT professionals and developers who recommend and evaluate technology decisions for their organizations. During this year's show, attendees may choose from nearly 480 technical sessions and 100 Hands-on Labs presented by Microsoft product teams, leading industry experts, and Microsoft partners.

Kaplan IT Learning's Transcender certification practice exams, study guides and online learning courses were chosen "Best Exam Preparation Product or Service" by Redmond Magazine readers in 2006 for the second consecutive year. In addition, Transcender won the Windows IT Pro 2005 Readers' Choice Award in the Computer-Based Training category, and was selected as "Best Practice Exam" in 2005 by readers of CertCities.com for the fourth consecutive year.

About Kaplan IT Learning

Kaplan IT Learning provides certification preparation, assessment, learning services and software to help individuals and organizations train on technology and prepare for technology certifications. Kaplan IT Learning is a division of Kaplan, Inc., a leading education and test prep company, and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company . Customers include corporations, government and academic institutions, training companies, legal firms and individuals around the world. Leading products include award-winning Transcender IT certification test preparation products, and STT Trainer software to train and support the end users of enterprise applications. For further information, please call 1.800.244.7330 or visit http://www.kaplanitlearning.com/.

About Kaplan, Inc.

Kaplan, Inc. is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Its four main lines of business include: Kaplan Kids and Schools, which provides educational materials and services through K12 Learning Services and after-school learning programs through SCORE! Educational Centers; Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, which offers test prep and admissions services worldwide; Kaplan Higher Education, which offers postsecondary certificate and degree programs online and through more than 75 campus-based locations; and Kaplan Professional, which offers licensing and continuing education training and compliance tracking. Kaplan, which had 2005 revenue of more than $1.4 billion, is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company . For more information, please visit http://www.kaplan.com/.

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