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DALLAS, June 22, 2012 – Pat Harrigan, former Senior Vice-President and executive at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has recently joined Istation to serve as Senior Vice-President and Director of Istation’s National Sales Team. As National Sales Director, Harrigan will lead and continue to develop Istation’ sales and marketing efforts.

"Istation is thrilled to have Pat join us. His experience and expertise will be instrumental in helping to build Istation’s sales and marketing team, particularly in order to meet the increasing desire and need for our Istation products," says Richard H. Collins, Istation’s Chairman and CEO.

"I'm very excited to join a company whose core value is helping kids and their teachers soar," says Harrigan who joined Istation on May 29, 2012.

"This is a big advancement for Texas and throughout the country. Through the use of our highly engaging and animated computer program, we can assist in helping to advance and secure the future of our Spanish ELL students," says Richard H. Collins, Chairman and CEO of Istation. "We provide the tools to the teachers so they can spend more time teaching. We are excited about being able to provide the same opportunities to our Spanish ELL students."

About Istation

Istation is a leading provider of richly-animated and interactive computer adaptive assessments (known as "ISIP™", Istation's Indicators of Progress), differentiated computer-delivered intervention programs, teacher resources, lexile-leveled online books, instant data reporting, customer support and professional development for PreK-12 students and educators. Istation's products are standards- and research-based, facilitating response to intervention, personalized and differentiated instruction, and progress monitoring. The company's products are delivered via the internet and web. Istation's suite of products includes computer adaptive assessments (ISIP) for English, Spanish, and Math, and an interactive, differentiated, computerized reading intervention program with interdisciplinary studies and content in the areas of science, social studies and writing. Istation is a subscription-based service currently used by students in 37 states and 6 countries. Istation is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Company information is available at or email at Contact Pat Harrigan at (469) 400-8021 for more information.

SOURCE Istation