MONTEREY, CALIF., May 3 2011—Pacific Metrics Corporation, a leading provider of online assessment solutions, announces the promotion of Leslie Mugan to Vice President of Programs and Publishing. Previously the Senior Director of Program Management and Publishing, Mugan will continue to provide exemplary leadership in the implementation and fulfillment of content-related deliverables, in addition to increased organizational responsibilities.

With over twenty years in the assessment industry, Mugan brings a wealth of experience to this new role. Prior to joining Pacific Metrics in 2006, she spent seven years in Product Development at CTB/McGraw-Hill. She also served as Senior Education Associate at the National Education Goals Panel in Washington, D.C., where she helped develop recommendations for making state standards and assessments more transparent to the public.

“Leslie has been an integral part of our success for the past five years,” states Howard C. Mitzel, Ph.D., President and CEO of Pacific Metrics. “Among her many positive traits are a leadership style that is effective with both staff and clients. We look forward to her contributing increasingly to the strategic direction of the company.”

Ms. Mugan holds an M.S. in Public Management and Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame.

About Pacific Metrics
Pacific Metrics Corporation creates lasting improvements to the assessment and learning environment through the thoughtful use of technology. Headquartered in Monterey, California, Pacific Metrics provides specialized psychometric software and sophisticated online systems to state departments of education and to organizations that develop, administer, and score large-scale assessments. The company has achieved recognition for its technical work and for being a leading force in the development of innovative, customized, web-based systems. For more information, visit

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