Gibbstown, N.J. — July 16, 2007 — OnCourse Systems for Education, a provider of web-based tools that streamline and automate educational processes for public and private school districts, today announced that Mark Yelcick has joined its team as the company´s chief information officer. In this position, Mr. Yelcick is responsible for OnCourse´s information technology strategy and operations.
"Mark´s extensive career in implementing technology-based solutions and infrastructures for organizations in a variety of fields including education will prove valuable for OnCourse, " said Mr. Gallicchio. "He brings with him widespread experience and knowledge that will be essential to his role as CIO, and will be essential in keeping OnCourse´s award-winning solutions at the forefront of today´s educational technology market."
Mr. Yelcick joins OnCourse with more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. His career began in 1987 at Deloitte & Touche where he was a senior accountant responsible for all phases of audit engagements to large and small clients, and for training staff in newly developed audit software. From there he moved on to positions such as director of Finance at Hahnemann University, and founder, CEO and president of Polaris Consulting and Information Technologies, ranked the fifth fastest growing company in the Delaware Valley by the Philadelphia Business Journal´s Philadelphia 100 in 1997. Prior to joining OnCourse, Mr. Yelcick was most recently a founder, partner and chief technology officer for Infinity Technology Partners/Altara. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania in 1987 with a B.S. degree in economics.
About OnCourse Systems for Education
OnCourse Systems for Education is a full-service provider of web-based tools that streamline and automate educational processes for teachers and administrators in public and private school districts. Its flagship product, OnCourse Lesson Planner, is a web-based tool that automates the creation, management and sharing of lesson plans with more than 40,000 users representing 150 school districts in over 24 states. OnCourse also offers Grade Book, a web-based tool that automates the capture, calculation and communication of student grades. Founded in 2002, OnCourse is headquartered in Gibbstown, N.J. For more information on OnCourse Systems, visit www.oncoursesystems.com.