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June 24, 2014

McGraw-Hill Professional delivers premier content to K-12 Schools via Follett’s market leading Destiny platform. Follett Software Company

-McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global publisher of education and professional content, announced a partnership with Follett to further expand availability of its eBook collection to K-12 school library customers globally.

May 16, 2014

Illinois High School Earns Grand Prize in National Education Contest. Follett Software Company

Belleville West High School, in southern Illinois, has been named the grand prize winner of the third annual Follett Challenge, a competition to identify, reward and promote the most innovative teaching and learning programs. The high school won for its cutting-edge “Community of Readers” program, which challenges students in each grade level to become avid and engaged pleasure readers.

May 7, 2014

Follett Names George Gatsis Senior VP/Technology Platforms. Follett Software Company

George Gatsis has been named senior vice president of technology platforms for Follett School Solutions, the leading provider of integrated content and technology solutions to the PreK-12 education space. Follett empowers school educators and administrators with integrated solutions that combine content discovery, access and delivery with best-in-class management and instructional systems to advance student learning.

April 24, 2014

Follett introduces new search interface in Destiny 12.0 Release. Follett Software Company

Follett this week released Destiny 12.0 with Universal Search, a new search interface that allows students to seamlessly search and access all print and digital content within the Destiny Library Manager platform. Whether reading ebooks or conducting research, students can now access the content they need from one system that offers a consistent, simplified user experience with single sign-on access.

April 16, 2014

Follett renews partnership with MetaMetrics to promote reading growth. Follett Software Company

Follett solidified its ongoing partnership with MetaMetrics, the developer of the Lexile Framework for Reading. This marriage of education-focused content and reading data helps ease educators’ struggles to connect students with age and reading level appropriate books, ebooks and digital resources.

March 27, 2014

Pennsylvania K-12 School District selects Follett’s Aspen Student Information System. Follett Software Company

Big Spring School District in Pennsylvania has selected Follett’s Aspen student information system (SIS) for the collection, reporting and management of student data and information. The Aspen platform integrates learning management capabilities and uniquely connects student information to classroom curricular, educational and communication tools.

March 25, 2014

Follett’s PreK-12 businesses unite as Follett School Solutions, Inc.. Follett Software Company

Follett’s PreK-12 businesses will become one legal entity named Follett School Solutions, Inc., effective April 1. The new entity is part of Follett’s strategy to deliver increased value to customers by integrating and leveraging the content and technology capabilities of its previously separate businesses: Follett Educational Services, Follett Library Resources and Follett Software Company.

March 7, 2014

Mississippi Educational Software Company partners with Follett to support K-12 state standards transition. Follett Software Company

Central Access Corp. announced a partnership with Follett to provide Mississippi schools and educators access to Follett’s Aspen Instructional Management System. Aspen IMS offers powerful curriculum and classroom tools that help teachers and students to focus on engagement and achievement that meet state education standards.

March 6, 2014

Follett invests in ShowEvidence, Inc.. Follett Software Company

Follett Corporation announced an investment in ShowEvidence, Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based education software company that provides innovative solutions for assessing student and teacher performance. The investment is the first from the Follett Knowledge Fund, a $50 million venture fund focused on disruptive technologies in the education/technology space.

February 13, 2014

Follett announces Ebook Partnership with Penguin Group (USA). Follett Software Company

Follett announced it has launched a collection of nearly 17,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students from Penguin Group (USA). Penguin is the fifth major book publisher to partner with Follett in the past six months, joining Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan.

February 6, 2014

Follett VP Susan Adelmann Named Co-Chair of SIIA Education Division’s Board of Directors. Follett Software Company

The Software and Information Industry Association, the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, has named Susan Adelmann as co-chair of its Education Division Board of Directors for 2014. Adelmann, vice president of strategic partnerships for Follett School Solutions, was originally elected to a two-year term on the board in August 2012. She joined Follett in 2006 and possesses more than 30 years of software industry experience in product development, business strategy and strategic partnering, and marketing and product management.

February 3, 2014

Enter the $200,000 Follett Challenge by February 28. Follett Software Company

The deadline to enter the third annual Follett Challenge is Friday, Feb. 28. A total of $200,000 in Follett products and services will be awarded to 15 different winners from all levels of education able to best demonstrate innovative approaches to 21st century learning.

January 29, 2014

Follett Corporation names Todd Litzsinger chairman of the board. Follett Software Company

Follett Corporation today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has named Todd Litzsinger Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Litzsinger succeeds Steve Waichler, who held the role on an interim basis following the passing of Follett’s former Chairman, Alison O’Hara, in July of 2013.

January 9, 2014

Tennessee Department of Education Awards Follett Approved Vendor Status. Follett Software Company

The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) today announced Follett is an approved student information system (SIS) vendor for the state, making it easier for schools to select Follett’s Aspen SIS, a robust web-based solution that maximizes the collection, reporting and management of student data and information.

December 16, 2013

Follett’s Expands PreK-12 ebook Offerings with Macmillan Partnership. Follett Software Company

Follett announced a partnership with Macmillan Publishers to distribute Macmillan’s collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12 students. The collection adds to the more than 250,000 ebook titles currently available through Titlewave, Follett’s powerful collection development, search and ordering tool.

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