Learning Tree International Announces Increase in Size of Board of Directors

  Learning Tree International Announces Increase in Size of Board of Directors

Business Wire

RESTON, Va. -- June 18, 2013

Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) announced today an increase in the
size of the Company’s Board of Directors from seven to eight members, and the
appointment of Mary C. Collins as a Class I Director to fill the new board
seat. Mrs. Collins will stand for re-election at the next annual shareholder
meeting along with the other Class I directors.

Mary Collins, age 57, previously worked for the Company from September 1975 to
February 2007, in various capacities most recently serving as the Chief
Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary. Since February 2007, she has
served on the Board of various charitable organizations while running the day
to day operations of a 2,500 acre farm. Since 2012, Mrs. Collins has served as
a paid consultant on special projects for the Company. “We feel that Mary
brings a deep understanding of Learning Tree’s business and operations and is
well qualified to serve as a Board member” said Nominating and Governance
Committee Chairman Mathew Juechter. Mary Collins is married to Dr. David
Collins, Chairman and CEO of the Company and together they control
approximately 32% of the Company’s outstanding shares.

About Learning Tree International

Established in 1974, Learning Tree International is a global provider of
hands-on IT and management training. Learning Tree develops, markets, and
delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on:
web development, IT security, project management, operating systems,
databases, networking, software development, leadership, and management and
business skills. Courses are offered atLearning Tree Education Centers and
training locations around the world, on-site at client facilities, or via the
Internet with Learning Tree AnyWare™, the company’s web-based,
remote-attendance platform. For more information about Learning Tree products
and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), or visit the Learning Tree
Web site at www.learningtree.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained herein, the matters addressed in
this press release are forward-looking statements. Please do not put undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements, since they are based on key
assumptions about future risks and uncertainties. Although Learning Tree
believes that its assumptions are reasonable, inevitably some will prove to be
incorrect. As a result, Learning Tree's actual future results can be expected
to differ from those in this release, and those differences may be material.
Learning Tree is not undertaking any obligation to update forward-looking
statements. In order to help the reader assess the major risks in Learning
Tree's business, Learning Tree has identified many, but not all, of these
risks in Item 1A, “Risk Factors” in Learning Tree's Annual Report on Form 10-K
(“Item 1A”). Please read Item 1A carefully. Some of the factors discussed in
Item 1A that could affect Learning Tree include the following: risks
associated with the timely development, introduction, and customer acceptance
of Learning Tree's courses; competition; international operations, including
currency fluctuations; changing economic and market conditions; technology
development and new technology introduction; efficient delivery and scheduling
of Learning Tree's courses; adverse weather conditions, strikes, acts of war
or terrorism and other external events; and attracting and retaining qualified
personnel.

Contact:

Learning Tree International
Max Shevitz
President
Tel: 703-925-5590
Email: max_shevitz@learningtree.com
 
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