Founded in 1951 the American-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc. (AMIDEAST) is a private, nonprofit organization for promoting understanding and cooperation between the people of the US and the Middle East through education, information and development assistance. CERT and AMIDEAST also offer a range of management programs and seminars targeted, delivered by well known professionals in their fields. Another primary focus of the operation is to provide an education and training resource capable of tapping into North American education through Career and Academic Counseling, Application and Testing for US Colleges and Universities, Computerized Testing: TOEFL, GRE and GMAT, Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and others.This is achieved through Prometrics, a part of The Thomson Corporation the global leader in technology-enabled testing and assessment services for information technology certification, academic admissions, and professional licensure and certifications.