• As an educator, you're a lifelong learner. Follett is proud to offer a range of Professional Development services. Designed for educators of all types, our Professional Development courses show how to make the most of Follett technology and products. Get hands-on experience and hear real-life examples that you can take back with you to the classroom, library, and beyond. Follett's Professional Development is more than just pedagogy or technology -it's a merging of the two concepts.

    Discover why educators of all types are using Follett's Professional Development training as a core offering in their EdTech initiatives. Schedule an on-site or webinar session today by calling 708.854.7351 or contacting us online using the following form.

  • Our Professional Development series is based on best practices designed by industry thought leaders. First, we focus on the instructional strategy. Then, we show you how to use our products to meet your needs. The end result is more than technology alone - it’s a true end-to-end solution. Attend our sessions to learn first-hand about available tools and resources as well as how best to use them.

    Follett Professional Development solutions can support the implementation of national and state-wide programs, such as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), in your classroom. Use what you learn to help students build these and other 21st century skills:

    • Critical thinking
    • Research
    • Collaboration
    • Creativity
  • Our connection with educators drives us to provide the most relevant, timely, and actionable content. Professional Development courses are ideal for a variety of positions, including:

    • Teachers
    • Librarians
    • Curriculum directors
    • Department chairs

    Courses cover a full range of topics in educational technology, including eBooks , Classroom Libraries, and Lightbox™ as well as digital research resources such as Google, Wikipedia, Universal Search, One Search™, and WebPath Express™. See the following PDF for our current schedule of upcoming Professional Development trainings.

    Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities [PDF]