Publishes Vistas, which becomes the #1 introductory Spanish program in higher education.
One mindset. One mission.
Our mission is creating the highest-quality integrated print and digital solutions that meet the needs of all language learners—those learning a new language, improving a second language, or perfecting their native language.
We are more than what we do. Guiding our efforts is expertise gained working as educators, advocates, writers, editors, and technological experts—all committed to language and literacy education.
Partners in education
We work with numerous organizations that share our passion for language learning, partnering with them to provide transformative opportunities for educators and students globally.
An network of language professionals raising public awareness of the positive benefits of multilingualism.
Language Connects Foundation
A not-for-profit philanthropic organization created to uplift language educators and champion language education.
Center for Applied Linguistics
A not-for-profit organization seeking solutions to issues involving language and culture as they relate to access and equity in education and society.
Putting educators and students first
For us, nothing is more important than the educators and students we serve. By raising the standard of language teaching and learning, our hope is to positively impact the lives of countless learners around the world.
What educators are saying
Innovating since 1999
Founded with the mission to create high-quality language programs that boldly integrate content, technology, and media.
Launches vhlcentral, the only online-learning environment created specifically for language acquisition.
Achieves the leading marketing share position in higher education across all languages combined.
Launches Portales, the next generation of language learning technology and innovation.
vhlcentral hits milestone of over one million cumulative course enrollments.
Brings Santillana USA products into the portfolio, enabling expansion into K–12 DL/EL Literacy markets.
Expands language offerings for higher ed to include Russian through the addition of John Wiley & Sons’ portfolio to the VHL family.
Launches first print and digital program in the Chinese language-learning market.
Introduces Assess to Learn Personalized Learning System.
Celebrating 25 years of serving the language community.