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Apangea Learning’s Math Tutoring Program to be Offered Through Education Networks of America

June 25, 2009

Additional Reseller Opportunities Invited

PITTSBURGH, June 25 /PRNewswire/ — Apangea Learning Inc., (www.apangealearning.com), leaders in personalized, one-on-one online tutoring for students nationwide, said today that its Apangea Math supplemental learning program used in K-12 schools will now be resold by Education Networks of America (ENA), a leading managed network service provider for school systems, libraries and governments.

Apangea said its agreement with ENA represents the first time the company has made one of its services available through a reseller. ENA will include Apangea Math in its Consortium Partner Program, a bundle of instructional technology solutions for the educational market.

“Working with ENA is an important step for us,” said Gerry Balbier, Apangea Learning executive vice president. “Our goal is to get as many at-risk and struggling K-12 math students as possible using Apangea Math. We want to help them acquire the skills and confidence they need to succeed in their academic work and their lives. Reselling through ENA will help us reach more schools and students.”

Added Balbier, “We invite additional opportunities to discuss possible reseller deals.”

Apangea will continue offering its services directly to schools and school districts across the country.

Monica Farner, ENA’s director of marketing, said, “We are delighted to add this wonderful learning resource to our consortium program. Our role as an education-focused service provider is one of partnership with our customers in a joint effort to bring greater teaching, learning and opportunity to students through technology. Apangea is a company that epitomizes that commitment. Apangea Math, rooted in a large body of cognitive research, has proven to increase student performance. It engages and motivates students to work hard and do well. Teachers, students and parents love it.”

Apangea Math features live, one-on-one tutoring, avatars and online workspaces for problem solving.

ABOUT EDUCATION NETWORKS OF AMERICA (ENA)

ENA is a leading managed network service provider in the design, deployment and management of network and communication services for school systems, libraries and governments. In 1996, ENA created one of the first statewide K-12 networks in the U.S. and has earned a reputation as experts in distributed networks and voice solutions. Today, ENA manages multiple statewide and district-wide education and library networks, successfully serving over 5,000 end sites, 560 school districts and 230 libraries, more than 2.5 million students, educators and administrators, and more than 6.2 million librarians and patrons. For more information, please visit www.ena.com.

ABOUT APANGEA LEARNING

Apangea Learning (www.apangealearning.com) is a pioneer in developing cost-effective, one-on-one online math and writing tutoring services for students in elementary through high schools across the United States. School districts purchase seat licenses for Apangea’s services and provide access to their students during the school day and after hours from home. Individual families and students may also subscribe directly. With its programs based on one of the world’s largest bodies of cognitive research originally conducted by the U.S. military, Apangea has both strong technical resources and a content-development prowess that enables it to harness advanced Web technologies and offer innovative instruction techniques. The privately owned company is based in Pittsburgh, PA.

    Contact:

    John Buckman
    Buckman Communications, for Apangea Learning
    jbuckman@buckman.biz
    412-381-2900

SOURCE Apangea Learning Inc.


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