WICAT AND NESS ANNOUNCE MARKETING AGREEMENT
WICAT AND NESS ANNOUNCE MARKETING AGREEMENT OREM, Utah, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Wicat Systems Inc.
(NASDAQ: WCAT) and National Educational Support Systems Inc. (NESS - Albuquerque, N.M.) today jointly announced an agreement for Wicat to market Ness' reading and language development products with Wicat's adult education and literacy offerings.
Under terms of the agreement, Wicat will integrate the basic skills and words components of the NESS product with the functional/basic reading, functional/basic numeracy, and life workplace skills components of Wicat's adult basic education product offerings. "Wicat's agreement with NESS is an example of our commitment to provide educators with the highest quality tools to address growing concerns about the rising rate of illiteracy in this country and its potential impact on the nation's economic future," said Brent Alderman, Wicat's director of adult education. "Wicat will now be able to offer for the first time an entire skills-enhancement curriculum to meet the real needs of underskilled adults including: functional literacy and numeracy, adult basic skills, GED (and pre- GED), life skills, JTPA, and workplace literacy," said Alderman. "Wicat and NESS represent the most powerful combination of performance-based technology available to the education marketplace today," said Ron Neil, president of NESS. "This is, without question, a unique opportunity for any potential user," said Neil. Wicat Systems provides products and services to significantly improve learning in schools and industry. Wicat stock is traded in the NASDAQ market under the symbol WCAT. -0- 11/26/91 /CONTACT: Garrett Lyman of Wicat Systems, 801-224-6400/ (WCAT) CO: Wicat Systems Inc.; National Educational Support Systems Inc. ST: Utah, New Mexico IN: SU: JVN
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