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Innovative solutions to drive student success

XanEdu works to inspire the education community with innovative solutions to build affordable, customizable, and accessible learning experiences that drive student success.

Over 20 years of making a difference

Since 1999, we’ve provided teaching solutions that improve the learning experience and support student success.

By working with university faculty, school administration, college bookstores, and K-12 school districts, we empower educators with engaging, affordable, and accessible learning materials.

Whatever your teaching and learning needs, XanEdu can help with affordable, customized solutions.

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organizations served
1.5 million+
learners per year
8 million+
content items

Scholarus Learning

XanEdu is part of the Scholarus Learning portfolio of companies. Our companies provide a broad suite of solutions in the key areas of professional services, survey and diagnostic tools, custom content, and publishing. 

We partner with K-12 and Higher Education communities to assess, create, and deliver custom education solutions that increase engagement and improve outcomes. 


Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

XanEdu is a part of the Scholarus Learning group of companies and we have a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.

We believe that cultivating and maintaining an inclusive work environment where every individual can be themselves is essential to engaging in rigorous work with our educational partners.

We believe that cultivating and maintaining an inclusive work environment where every individual can be themselves is essential to engaging in rigorous work with our educational partners.

In order to achieve this goal we commit to:

  • Fostering supportive environments that encourage, respect and celebrate the diversity of our team and communities we serve. We are committed to working with our educational partners to bring these environments to fruition for the students and communities they serve.
  • Creating a workplace culture where everyone feels a sense of connection, visibility, psychological safety, and belonging.
  • Continuous discourse and reflection on our own experiences, biases, and mindsets and the impact of such so that we can achieve our organizations goals together and make the most impact with the educational communities that we serve.
  • Actively working to identify inequities in our organizational system and to continually adapt and learn to improve our own organizational systems that increase equity for everyone in the company.
  • Providing equal employment and advancement opportunities for all without regard to race, gender, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Delivering results, now and for the future

Our vision

We believe students succeed when relevant and accessible educational experiences are tailored to their learning communities. That’s why XanEdu’s affordable solutions work in every educational environment.

What drives us:

  • Our belief that effective education can transform lives
  • The dedication of our experienced team
  • The energy of educators and their passion for student success

In the community

In addition to the good work we do for our customers and their students, XanEdu actively works to have a positive influence on the world. Here are some of the ways we put those words into action:

Annual Food Drives:

  • Gleaners Food Bank
  • Feed America

Educational Donations:

  • United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
  • Education Trust Midwest

Environmental Initiatives:

  • Arbor Day Tree Planting

Meet the team


Ty Field

Chief Executive Officer

Brett Costello

Chief Business Development Officer

Marc Steinberg

Chief Technology Officer

Ruth Siporin

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Woodman

Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Production

Sharon Norris

Vice President, Human Resources

John Carroll

Vice President & General Manager, K-12 Custom Curriculum Services

Jeff Shelstad

Vice President & General Manager, Higher Education

Aaron Meyers

Vice President, Operations

Hilary Mitchell

Vice President, User Experience and Design

Jason Plackowski

Vice President, Finance

Karen Stec

Executive Director, Sales Operations

Caitlin O'Brien

Director of Permissions

Danielle Aceves

Design Manager

Mike Kesson

Director, Print and Fulfillment

Kelly Wozniak

Production Manager, K-12 Guidebooks

Jim Agostine

Customer Service Manager

Career opportunities at XanEdu

With more than 200 employees across the U.S., our team continues to grow. We’re seeking engaged, passionate, and forward-looking people to join us.