In the fall of 2002, Los Angeles County got its handheld ball rolling and sent five Technology Services consultants to palmOne's train-the-trainer PETC program.
Chavez's PETC team provided public school administrators with extensive handheld training.
Having already completed the PETC
program, Clark stepped forward to implement the program.
program is a train-the-trainer program that provides participants with a ready-to-use, complete training curriculum for basic handheld skills and curricular implementation.
The goal of the PETC
program is to certify local educators to deliver consistent and up-to-date staff development curriculum on the use of Palm handhelds in education.
This wasn't the only bad news, as PETC
then forecast fourth-quarter earnings of 44-48 cents per share, short of the estimated 50 cents per share.
PETC also issued downside guidance for both the fourth quarter and 2006.
A check on sentiment indicators toward PETC shows that despite the stock's recent lackluster performance, option players remain hopeful.
has also had a tough year, falling nearly -50% to the low $20s from its January highs of nearly $40 per share.
Here is a synopsis of why APPB and PETC have a Zacks Rank of 5 (Strong Sell) and should most likely be sold or avoided for the next one to three months.
Citing the costs of implementing internal strategies and the impact of rising fuel prices on the economy, PETC lowered its guidance for the full year.