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RESTON, VA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September 25, 1997--Learning Tree International, a leading worldwide provider of information technology education, has opened its second Washington D.C.-area Education Center in Rockville, Maryland. The new center offers an extensive schedule of hands-on, instructor-led courses in key technologies such as Windows NT, Java, LANs and WANs, Visual Basic, and UNIX.

The Rockville Education Center consists of 14 classrooms that are equipped with state-of-the-art computers, networks and presentation systems. The Center includes a comfortable lounge for course participants and an area where they can access the Internet and e-mail.

Located at 1801 Rockville Pike in Rockville, Maryland, the new Education Center is just a few minutes off the Capital Beltway (I-495) and I-270, and a short walk from the Twinbrook Metro Station of Washington D.C.'s Red Line Metro. Out-of-town course participants can easily access the Center from Dulles, National, and Baltimore/Washington International airports. Course participants will find a number of high-quality restaurants, shops, and hotels located conveniently nearby.

The Rockville Education Center is Learning Tree's second training facility in the greater Washington D.C. area, joining the company's 22-classroom Education Center in Reston, Virginia. "We added the Rockville Center to meet the training needs of our growing customer base in this area," said Dr. Alan Salisbury, president of Learning Tree International. "With a total of 36 classrooms in our two local education centers, we're providing an extensive schedule of courses in a very comfortable and effective environment. In any given week, over 800 IT professionals from leading companies and government organizations are attending hands-on courses in these two centers."

Other Learning Tree Education Centers are located in Boston, New York and Los Angeles, and courses are also delivered in other major U.S. cities. Around the world, Learning Tree Education Centers are located in Toronto, Ottawa, London, Paris, Stockholm, and Tokyo.

Since its founding in 1974, Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has trained more than 700,000 information technology professionals in intensive hands-on, instructor- led courses. Learning Tree currently offers more than 150 courses on a broad spectrum of IT subjects. Training is available in several formats including multi-day instructor- led courses, multimedia CBT courses on CD-ROM for standalone or network-based delivery, and intensive one-day multimedia lecture-style seminars.

Learning Tree International has its US operations headquarters at 1805 Library Street, Reston, VA 20190. For detailed course information, visit Learning Tree's Web site at or call (800) 843-8733 or (703) 709-9019.

CONTACT: Kristina Steeg, Learning Tree International

Telephone: (310) 342-2262

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