Company History

New Mountain Learning is a diversified education company that oversees the continued development and growth of three prominent brands: EMC School, Paradigm Education Solutions, and JIST Career Solutions.

These brands serve the market needs of public and private educational institutions in K-12 through post-secondary levels and in career services through federally-funded workforce boards. Each brand provides print and digital learning solutions and services for a wide range of curriculums including world languages, computer applications, healthcare careers, career development, and life skills.

New Mountain Learning focuses on building an advanced platform for growth that leverages each brand’s strengths, delivering the right balance of traditional publishing products with the technology-driven tools today’s learners and educators expect. We leverage our collective knowledge and technology across all brands, delivering a consistent experience for students, educators, and administrators.

Over many years, each brand has amassed an exemplary track record for quality, integrity, and professionalism. As part of New Mountain Learning, the brands share best practices and resources, placing New Mountain Learning in an advantageous position to deliver rigorous and innovative learning solutions that educators need more than ever.

The New Mountain “formula” for effective learning is simple—provide learning solutions that drive student achievement and improve educator effectiveness. Our mission is to accelerate our clients’ professional success, providing uncompromising value to educators, students, schools, and shareholders in the process.

About Our Brands

EMC School

EMC School is a leading provider of world language learning solutions in classrooms throughout the nation. EMC is revolutionizing the way students learn, both in and out of the classroom. Through its innovative learning environment, Passport, EMC delivers digital learning solutions, marrying interactive curriculum with unique video-based collaboration and assessment tools to promote student engagement, proficiency, and culture in world languages and English language arts.

Paradigm Education Solutions

Paradigm Education Solutions is one of the nation’s leading post-secondary providers of print and digital learning solutions in computer technology, health careers, accounting, and business technology. Paradigm is committed to providing educators with the solutions needed to build and deliver a successful course and preparing students for success in the classroom, at work, and in life.

JIST Career Solutions

For 35 years, JIST’s products and services have helped millions of people plan their educations and careers, find jobs, and succeed in the world of work. Founded in 1981, JIST is one of the nation’s leading providers of print and digital career resources, including assessments, workbooks, videos, reference titles, and more. These learning solutions are widely used throughout the workforce development, K-12, and post-secondary markets.