Pearson Education publishes textbooks for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade as well as college students. Examples of textbooks include the "Ecce Romani Latin Program," "Marine Science: The Dynamic Ocean," "The Write Stuff" and "Elayn Martin-Gay High School" series of math books. Person also takes part in online mentoring, workforce education and language training.
Pearson Education was founded in London in 1998. Its North American office is headquartered in New York City, as of 2015. Pearson Education publishes textbook and assessment tests directly to students, corporations and schools. The publisher is considered on of the "big three," along with Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt of Boston and McGraw-Hill Education of New York. Pearson owns several smaller educational publishers, such as Prentice Hall, Financial Times Press Addison-Wesley and eCollege. Approximately 60 percent of Pearson Education's sales is in North America. The publisher also sells its products in more than 70 countries.
Other textbooks that can be purchased through Pearson Education include "Anatomy and Physiology," "Pearson Algebra 1," "Geometry," "Algebra 2 Common Core," "U.S History," "Symbols of America" and "The Reader's Journey." In addition, Pearson Education sells college textbooks as e-books on CourseSmart, a collaboration of six textbook publishers. Technical books are published by Pearson Education through Addison Wesley.