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iCEV Acquires Applied Educational Systems (AES)

Deal adds additional Health Sciences, Business Education, Computer Applications and Career Readiness curriculum to iCEV’s extensive course library.

Lubbock, Texas (October 12, 2022)

iCEV, a leading producer of Career & Technical Education curriculum, instructional materials, and industry certification testing, announced today it has acquired Applied Educational Systems.

Based in Lancaster, PA, AES provides SaaS-based digital course curriculums in Health Sciences, Business Education, Computer Applications, and Career Readiness. Today, AES’ products are in 2,000 classrooms globally, serving more than 2.1 million students since its inception.

“It is abundantly clear that AES shares our passion for serving the CTE community,” said Dusty Moore, CEO of iCEV. “AES has one of the best track records in the industry for customer service and client satisfaction, and we look forward to watching the great results of our combined efforts and overall impact on teachers and students,” he added.

Late last year, The Riverside Company announced a strategic investment in iCEV to allow the company to further expand its offerings and capabilities through organic and M&A initiatives. In June, iCEV announced it had acquired, which includes preparation materials for the FAA Remote Pilot Certification Exam. In August, iCEV acquired Today’s Class, a leader in automotive and cosmetology curriculums.

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About iCEV

Since 1984, iCEV has specialized in providing quality CTE curriculum and educational resources. iCEV is the most comprehensive online resource for CTE educators and students, offering curriculum for several major subject areas, including agricultural science, trade & industrial education, business & marketing, career exploration, family & consumer science, trade & health science, law enforcement and STEM education. iCEV also acts as a certification testing platform for industry certifications. Recognized companies and organizations utilize iCEV as the testing platform for their certifications. Additionally, iCEV offers Eduthings, a CTE data management platform that simplifies reporting for industry certifications, work-based learning, CTSO participation, and more. For more information, visit

About AES

Based in Lancaster, PA, AES is a leading provider of SaaS-based CTE curriculums. AES provides high quality, engaging, digital content that integrates with schools’ existing Learning Management Systems and lessons that include comprehensive teacher resources such as lesson plans, complementing slide decks, simulations, activities, handouts, and assessments. AES is proud to have served more than 2.1 million students since its founding in 1987. Its products are currently in more than 2,000 classrooms globally.