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OWL Testing Software President & CEO to Speak at Digital Stream and CALICO with IALLT

PITTSBURGH (5-Mar-2008) - OWL Testing Software, the proven solution for creating, administering, and rating oral, aural, reading and writing tests for academia, business and government announced today that its President and CEO, Mr. Chris Dalessandri, will be presenting at DigitalStream and CALICO with IALLT in March.

“We value the relationship we have with these organizations and are honored to be invited back again this year,” said Dalessandri. “What’s also gratifying is that I’ll be joined at both events by industry experts and customers.”

Dalessandri will be presenting March 18th at DigitalStream with renowned foreign language pedagogy expert and world languages consultant Dr. Thekla Fall. Their talk, “Making it Easy to Test and Rate Speech Samples” will focus on how OWL empowers schools to collect student assessment data for grade reports, grant proposals, and research projects.

Susan Cefola and Marsha Plotkin-Goleman from the foreign languages department at the Pittsburgh Public Schools join Dalessandri at CALICO with IALLT on March 21st. Their discussion, “Pittsburgh Students Are Doing ‘LAPS’ for Proficiency,” reveals how Pittsburgh foreign language students are exercising – and improving – their speaking skills with LAPS, Language Assessment and Practice Software, powered by OWL Testing Software.

DigitalStream’s 10th annual conference runs from March 17-19, 2008 at California State University Monterey Bay. CALICO with IALLT is having their 25th annual conference at the University of San Francisco from March 18-22. More information about the conferences and OWL Testing Software’s products and promotions is available at www.owlts.com or by calling 412.573.6143.

About OWL Testing Software
OWL Testing Software is the leading provider of language test building software to academic, business, and government markets. Built as a web-based solution for test creation, administration, and management, OWL Testing Software is unique in its ability to create tests for all four communication skills – oral, aural, reading and writing. OWL Testing Software is available as licensed software and as a hosted solution to meet the needs of the largest and smallest schools, businesses, and government agencies concerned with enhancing the language learning process and outcomes. Please visit www.owlts.com or call 412.573.6143 for more information.