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Follett Named Finalist for 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards

September 27, 2016
CHICAGO – Follett’s award-winning, new Lightbox interactive PreK-12 classroom solution has been selected as a Top 100 finalist for the 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards. A total of 643 nominations were received for the 15th annual competition, with Follett’s Lightbox one of 13 products in the education industry to emerge as a finalist. The Chicago ...

Follett School Solutions' President Tom Schenck Elected to SIIA Education Division's Board of Directors

November 14, 2014
MCHENRY, IL – Follett School Solutions' President Tom Schenck has been elected to the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) Education Division Board of Directors. SIIA is the principal trade association for the software and digital industries, responsible for driving the future of edtech policy. Schenck, joined Follett in 1989 and was named to his ...

Follett Launches $50 Million Education-Focused Venture Fund

June 18, 2013
RIVER GROVE – Follett Corporation today announced the establishment of the Follett Knowledge Fund, a capital funding source for new technologies that have the potential to improve and even disrupt the way educational content is delivered and consumed. Follett has committed $50 million to the fund, which complements and extends the company's extensive portfolio of ...