Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Overview

  • www.hmhco.com
  • Boston, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1832
  • Company - Public (HMHC)
  • Primary & Secondary Education
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a global education and learning company leading the way with innovative solutions and approaches to the challenges facing education today.
Mission: Changing People's Lives by Fostering Passionate, Curious Learners It's not just our mission; it's our passion. As one of the world’s longest-established publishing houses and largest providers of pre-K–12 education solutions, we specialize in dynamic learning content for ...

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September 15, 2020
We're so excited and proud to announce this year's 180 Award winners. These students and educators have exemplified a commitment to growth and perseverance, and they've truly inspired us!
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The 14th Annual 180 Awards Recognize 20 Inspiring Students and Educators
August 20, 2020
"August 2020 marks 5 years at what I consistently refer to as my dream job! I'm able to combine my passion for writing and education, and know that what I do makes a real difference. HMH is an amazing company to work for! This little token of appreciation means more than they could really know. I've made some incredible friendships here and my colleagues are more like family." -Melissa Holt Smith, Learning Architect
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Awards & Accolades

  • 2020 SIIA CODiE Awards FinalistSoftware & Information Industry Association (SIIA)2020
  • Webby People's Voice AwardWebby People’s Voice Nominee2020
  • The EdTech Awards - Best Online Course SolutionEd Tech Digest2020
  • Cool Tool Award FinalistEd Tech Awards2020
  • Tech and Learning Awards of ExcellenceTech&Learning2020

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