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November 17, 2020

Follett Follett Adapts SIS to Help Districts During Distance Learning. As the COVID-19 pandemic calls upon many schools and districts to continue distance learning, Follett has responded to educators' needs by adding new convenient features to its student information system, which serves more than two million students throughout the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

January 29, 2019

Follett Fujitsu and Follett partner to deliver innovative student information system to Ontario schools in Canada. Fujitsu Consulting announced it has been named the Preferred Vendor for the Student Information System and Services initiative through the Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace and will deliver Follett’s Aspen Student Information System and related services to district school boards across Ontario. Fujitsu is partnering with Follett of Canada to set up and manage the SIS software application, delivery environment and integrated platform with either Software-as-a-Service or on-premise solutions, leveraging Follett’s Aspen platform in all cases. [Full Announcement].

September 19, 2017

Follett New Jersey PreK-12 District selects Follett’s Aspen Student Information System. Bernards Township School District in Basking Ridge, N.J., capped an extensive two-year search by selecting Follett’s Aspen for its new student information system. The PreK-12 district implemented Aspen in time for the beginning of the 2017-18 school year. [Full Announcement].

July 27, 2017

Follett Chicago Public Schools selects Follett Aspen For Its new student information system. Following a lengthy search process, Chicago Public Schools has selected Follett Aspen for its new student information system. CPS intends to transition to Aspen in 2019. [Full Announcement].

February 21, 2017

Follett Follett Awarded Massachusetts SIS/SIF Preferred Vendor Status. Follett has once again achieved Massachusetts School Interoperability Framework (SIF) 2.7 certification and been awarded the “Certified” Student Information System (SIS) vendor designation for its Aspen product. All vendors must be certified before they may secure contracts with Massachusetts districts. [Full Announcement].

June 2, 2016

Follett Illinois PreK-8 District selects Follett’s Aspen Student Information System. Following a comprehensive search process for a new student information system (SIS), Joliet Public Schools District 86 has adopted Follett’s Aspen SIS. The search committee, comprised of 40 key stakeholders, met for nearly two years to identify and select the SIS that best fit the needs of the PreK-8 district, which is home to 12,000 students in 21 schools. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2015

Follett Washington D.C. K-12 School District Selects Follett’s Aspen Student Information System. District of Columbia Public Schools has selected Follett and its Aspen solution. Follett’s Aspen SIS will help the 47,000-student district capture, report, manage and analyze its student data, support enrollment, scheduling and behavior, and help track student attendance and prevent truancy. Comprised of 111 elementary and secondary schools and learning centers located in Washington, D.C., DCPS introduced Aspen into its elementary schools this year and plans to implement the solution districtwide this summer. [Full Announcement].

March 27, 2014

Follett Pennsylvania K-12 School District selects Follett’s Aspen Student Information System. 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. [Full Announcement].

March 7, 2014

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

January 9, 2014

Follett Tennessee Department of Education Awards Follett Approved Vendor Status. 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. [Full Announcement].

August 28, 2013

Follett Rhode Island Districts Turning to Aspen Student Information System to connect student data, classrooms and performance. Follett today announced that its Aspen software has been selected by the Foster-Glocester Regional Schools District as its preferred Student Information System (SIS). The district’s adoption expands the Aspen integrated data management platform to a third of all school districts and more than 57,000, or 40 percent, of all students in Rhode Island. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2013

Follett Educator productivity, student learning get boost with new mobile features in Follett’s Aspen SIS. With dynamic new features that will help instructors work more efficiently and drive student achievement, Follett’s acclaimed student information system, Aspen, is going mobile. With the October release of Aspen 5.0, the system’s new mobile features will give instructors unparalleled flexibility, allowing them to spend less time taking attendance and entering grades into a manual system, and freeing them to spend more one-on-one time with students to help drive learning. [Full Announcement].

March 26, 2013

Follett Follett’s Aspen SIS Named SIIA CODiE Award finalist. Aspen, Follett Software’s student information system (SIS) with curricular and educational tools in a single platform, has been named one of six finalists for the 2013 SIIA Education CODiE Awards in the “Best K-12 Course or Learning Management Solution” category. [Full Announcement].

January 12, 2012

Follett Washington State School District continues partnership with Follett Software by selecting Aspen SIS. After in-depth evaluation and review of eight student information platforms, Mukilteo (Wash.) School District has selected Aspen, Follett Software Company’s student information system (SIS). The district, located 25 miles north of Seattle, is familiar with Follett Software as it uses the company’s market leading Destiny Library Manager product. [Full Announcement].

April 7, 2011

Follett Illinois District becomes first in state to adopt Follett Software’s Aspen SIS. Maine Township High School District 207 is the first district in the state of Illinois to select Aspen as its student information platform, Follett Software Company announced here this week. With nearly 7,000 students in three schools, the Park Ridge, Ill.-based district culminated its student information system (SIS) search a year after it began when it adopted Aspen – a web-based customizable student information system for school and district administration, learning and communications that also delivers state reporting requirements. [Full Announcement].

February 16, 2011

Follett Follett Software releases new version of Aspen Student Information System. Follett Software Company has announced the release of version 3.1 of Aspen, its student information system, with an array of improved features focused in the areas of navigation, scheduling, health management, conduct and special education. The Aspen Student Information System is a web-based enterprise platform for school and district administration, learning and communications that pulls together resources across the education community. Simplifying school data management through the integration of key K-12 applications, Aspen is used by more than 700,000 students in eight states. [Full Announcement].