Learning Tree Partners with ACT-IAC to Offer Government Membership Specialized IT Training

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council
(ACT-IAC) and Learning Tree International (OTCQX: LTRE) have partnered
to offer specialized IT training through the ACT-IAC Academy to the
federal IT community.


“ACT-IAC is committed to providing high quality and relevant information
to our ACT government members and IAC member companies. We are pleased
to partner with Learning Tree to support our efforts to provide such
training,” said Ken Allen, Executive Director of ACT-IAC. “This
partnership is meant to provide training for the federal IT community
that is relevant to our members’ needs, and include technical as well as
management and leadership training.”

Initial Course Offerings include:

ACT-IAC members can register
through the ACT-IAC Academy
with a special code to receive tuition
savings on these select instructor-led courses, which can be attended in
class at Learning Tree’s DC-metro facilities; live, online from work or
home via AnyWare®; or as a private team training event
arranged with Learning Tree.

“Effective training is an important aspect of professional development,
and we are especially pleased to become a partner with the ACT-IAC
Academy to provide relevant courses for government and industry
members,” said Richard A. Spires, CEO of Learning Tree International.

Mr. Spires recently
before the Subcommittees on IT and on Government
Operations of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
with recommendations to address the range of Federal IT Acquisition and
is a co-author/instructor of the Program Management course, included in
this initial offering. “In light of the new Program Management
Improvement and Accountability Act (PMIAA), S.1550, requiring the
adoption of Government-wide program management standards, policies, and
guidelines, this program management course goes beyond theory and shows
practical ways to create the synergy between Government and industry to
effectively manage large programs and realize more organizational
benefits,” Mr. Spires explained.

American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC)

The American Council for Technology (ACT) is a non-profit educational
organization established to improve government’s mission achievement and
operational performance through the effective and innovation application
of technology. ACT-IAC provides a unique, objective and trusted
collaborative forum where government and industry executives are working
as partners to address critical issues, apply best practices and develop
innovation solutions. ACT-IAC also provides high-quality learning and
educational opportunities to improve the knowledge and expertise of the
government workforce – both public and private. Further information
about ACT-IAC can be found at www.actiac.org.

About Learning Tree International

Established in 1974, Learning
is a leading provider of IT training to business and
government organizations worldwide. Learning Tree provides Workforce
Optimization Solutions
— a modern approach to delivering
learning and development services that improves the adoption of skills,
and accelerates the implementation of technical and business processes
required to improve IT service delivery. These services include: needs
assessments, skill gaps analyses, blended learning solutions, and
Acceleration Workshops.

Over 2.4 million professionals have enhanced their skills through
Learning Tree’s extensive course library including: web development,
cyber security, program and project management, Agile, operating
systems, networking, cloud computing, leadership, and more.

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