Pearson Education to acquire Dominie Press

Pearson Education, the world's largest education company, today announced the acquisition of Dominie Press, Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., a leading independently owned supplemental publishing company serving the K-8 education market.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Dominie Press currently publishes about 2,300 titles in a variety of niches, including K-8 leveled readers; research-based reading and writing assessment and oral language assessment; Spanish language materials for K-6 reading and assessment; teacher resources and professional development materials, and; library materials for school and public libraries.  Dominie Press will become part of the Pearson Learning Group, based in Parsippany, N.J. 

?The addition of Dominie Press to Pearson Learning Group will expand our commitment to guided reading and leveled books.  In particular, the large number of Spanish language publications reinforces our commitment to the Spanish language and ESL/ELL market,? said Dan Caton, president, Pearson Learning Group.  ?Dominie Press is also strong in early childhood and non-fiction, areas of increasing importance to Pearson, and reading assessment continues to be an area of strength for both companies.?

About Pearson Learning Group

Specializing in PreK-12 supplemental and special needs basal programs, Pearson Learning Group publishes under five imprints:  Modern Curriculum Press, Globe Fearon, Celebration Press, Dale Seymour Publications and Pearson Early Learning. 

About Pearson Education

Educating 100 million people worldwide, Pearson Education is the global leader in educational publishing. With brands such as Pearson Prentice Hall, Pearson Scott Foresman, Pearson Learning Group, LessonLab, and many others, Pearson Education provides quality content, assessment tools and educational services in all available media, spanning the learning curve from birth through college and beyond. Pearson Education is part of Pearson, the international media company, whose businesses also include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.