We help you inspire a new generation of leaders, thinkers, and doers
Our work at HMH® is the outcome of our guiding purpose, vision, and values. By learning more about us, you’ll discover what makes our products, services, books, and media so exceptional. It’s not only because of our long history of innovation but also because of our people and their commitment to educators and learners. We share an understanding of what an enormous privilege it is to invite young people to become the heroes of their own narratives, to shape the arc of a story, and to change a life. That is the power of learning.
We bring learning to countless
students, teachers, and readers—transforming lives, supporting communities, and
making our society more open, just, and inclusive for all, one story at a time.
Discover Our Stand and learn about our purpose-driven culture.
These foundational pillars shape our culture and help us come together to lead, create, and innovate to better serve you, your students, and your community.
Our rich history makes us storytellers, but our far-reaching impact on millions of lives makes us story-changers. It is through learning that people create a better world—and we spread learning. This is our High Purpose.
When our people and customers are highly performing, we succeed as a company. We are able to create better products and ultimately have a bigger impact on society. This is our Double Bottom Line.
PEOPLE SUCCESS + CUSTOMER SUCCESS = COMPANY SUCCESS
Our values outline how we achieve our High Purpose and High Performance. These values represent the best of who we are, who we’ve been, and who we strive to be. They guide the way we make decisions, collaborate, and grow as individuals and as a company.
Trust is our foundation. It grows from clarity, consistency, and character.
We embrace diversity and equity. We strive for justice to transform lives.
We support every new generation by learning and growing with them.
We imagine what is possible and implement it without fear of failure.
We have the courage to lead and disrupt because what we value demands it.
We take ownership because our work is greater than our individual achievements.
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John “Jack” J. Lynch, Jr.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Lawrence K. Fish
Director and Chairman of the Board
L. Gordon Crovitz
Jean S. Desravines
Jill A. Greenthal
Director and Chair of Environmental, Social and Governance Committee
John F. Killian
Director and Chair of Audit Committee
John R. McKernan, Jr.
Director and Chair of Compensation Committee
Tracey D. Weber
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From Nathaniel Hawthorne to Kwame Alexander, from Colburn’s Intellectual Arithmetic to Into Math, HMH has been inspiring readers and supporting students and teachers since 1832.