MCHENRY, Ill., May 3, 2012 – The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded Follett Software Company the prestigious Authorized Provider accreditation. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
The accreditation period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time.
"Follett Software is proud of our professional development programs that provide our customers with important product knowledge and K-12 technology applications so that our customers stay on the cutting edge," said Mike Gedzyk, vice president, services and operations, Follett Software. "Our new partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to lifelong learning and high standards for all of our programs."
Follett Software joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met, according to IACET officials.
In order to achieve Authorized Provider accreditation, Follett Software completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its programs.
Follett Software has pledged its continued compliance with the Standard, and is now authorized to use the IACET name and Authorized Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, Follett Software is now linked to the IACET web site and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.
About Follett Software Company
Follett Software Company (www.FollettSoftware.com) is the integrated educational technology solution provider that more than half of America's school districts trust to support staff and engage students in today's digitally rich learning environment. Follett's digitally powered technologies help districts more efficiently and cost-effectively manage traditional and digital educational resources, provide digital learning environment tools focusing on student achievement and make confident decisions based on quality academic data. Powerful, integrated solutions enable Follett to support today's collaborative learning community and empower 21st century learning and discovery. Follett Software Company is a subsidiary of Follett Corporation, a $2.7 billion, privately held company that provides products, services and solutions to the educational marketplace. Follett Corporation was founded in 1873 and has its headquarters in River Grove, Ill.