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Follett, Top Publishers Collaborate to Benefit Schools, Educators, Students


Premier Partner Program Continues to Thrive in Helping Produce, Promote Key Solutions

McHENRY, Ill., Aug. 11, 2022 – Six years after being established, the Premier Partner Program from Follett School Solutions continues to flourish as it gives select publishers a rare opportunity to help build their brand and deliver the best content to schools.

Through this invitation-only program, Follett collaborates with key publisher partners to provide them with benefits they can’t secure elsewhere; high-visibility marketing; direct access to Follett’s sales team; and fostering of content connections with Follett customers through private events.

“Thanks to this program, we have been able to grow our business, better promote our brand, and gain valuable insight into the market for continued growth,” said Matthew Kopyar, Sales Director, Cherry Lake Publishing Group and Sleeping Bear Press, Minneapolis. “We are excited to partner with Follett through this program.”

According to Follett, the program is about “discoverability and collaboration” with the ability to partner with publishers to highlight new authors and new series, as well as pointing educators to valuable teacher resources, behind-the-scenes insights into authors, and tips to get kids motivated to read upcoming new titles.

“Librarians and teachers trust Follett to help them find new, exciting, age-appropriate books for their students,” said Britten Follett, CEO, Content, Follett School Solutions “Through the Premier Partner Program, we’re able to connect students with the books they want to read. So, they're always reaching for the next one.”

The participating publishers are:

  • ABDO Publishing
  • Candlewick Press
  • Capstone
  • Cherry Lake Publishing Group
  • Crabtree Publishing Co.
  • Thorndike Press from Gale
  • HarperCollins Focus
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Holiday House
  • Lerner Publishing Group
  • North Star Editions
  • Orca Book Publishers
  • Peachtree Publishing Co. 
  • Penguin Random House
  • Rourke Educational Media
  • Saddleback Educational Publishing
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Sourcebooks
  • Union Square & Co. (formerly Sterling Publishing)
  • Workman Publishing

The Premier Partner Program was founded by Follett School Solutions in 2016.

About Follett School Solutions follettlearning.com
Follett School Solutions is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to K-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. It 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. Find Follett on Facebook, and follow on Twitter (@FollettLearning).

 

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