There were a couple of Windows Server 2008 Live Meetings recorded a while back covering Certification and the new Certification model around the 2008 launch wave. If these are of interest to you, the details are below:
Certification 101: Getting Started with Microsoft Certification
Audience: IT Professionals, developers who think they might like to get certified, but aren't sure it's right for them and/or aren't sure where to start. People who have never taken a Microsoft exam and work with Microsoft products, or people who will be working with Microsoft in the very near future.
Join the Microsoft Certified Professional team to learn about the benefits of certification, how to choose a certification path, how to prepare for your first exam, and what to expect after passing your exam. There will be plenty of time for your questions
9th April 2008 - 15:30 GMT - http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032369351
10th April 2008 - 01:00 GMT - http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032369349
There are also a number of offers currently ongoing around Windows Server 2008 Certification, which you can find here: