Follett Partners with Cengage Learning to Sell Career and Technical Education Solutions

1,700 CTE titles help give high school students head start on preparing for college, careers

February 04, 2016 - McHenry, IL — 

Studies show high school students involved in Career and Technical Education (CTE) are more engaged, perform better, and graduate at higher rates. To help give students in grades 9 through 12 the chance to get a head start on preparing for college and careers, Follett is partnering with Cengage Learning to offer more than 1,700 of Cengage Learning’s CTE titles, focusing on Business Education, Computing and STEM.

Cengage Learning’s CTE digital and textbook resources – including virtual labs and simulations – fully support 21st century learning skills and center on outcomes that empower, engage, and help learners achieve success in the classroom and beyond. Among the most popular Cengage Learning CTE titles Follett will be offering include:

  • Shelly Cashman Series for Microsoft® Office
  • Century 21 Accounting
  • Principles of Business
  • Personal Financial Literacy
  • A+ Guide to IT Technical Support
  • Java Programming

“Career and Technical Education programs allow students to draw real-world connections from core school subjects such as math, science, reading, and writing,” said Nader Qaimari, Executive Vice President for Follett Corporation and General Manager of Follett School Solutions, Follett’s K-12 business. “High schools are increasingly leveraging CTE programming as academics and career education coverage, thus our partnership with Cengage Learning takes on added significance.”

“We are committed to delivering programs that prepare students for college and career success,” said Vincent Grosso, Senior Vice President of National Geographic Learning, a part of Cengage Learning. “We are pleased to team up with Follett to expand student access to our career and technical education programs.”

Follett customers can find the newly added Cengage Learning CTE program at

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About Cengage Learning and National Geographic Learning |

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. National Geographic Learning, part of Cengage Learning, is a provider of quality core and supplemental educational materials for the PreK‐12, adult education and ELT markets. Cengage Learning and National Geographic Learning distribute a variety of content from the National Geographic Society to the academic and library markets worldwide.

About Follett's PreK-12 Business |

Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, ebooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.