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 21stcentury 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 http://FES.follett.com.
Source: Follett Corporation, follettlearning.com