Working Together for Educators

For several years, school systems using HMH learning products and ClassLink have had special technical advantages. They’ve benefited from the expertise, reliability, and security that ClassLink offers.

Those benefits are the result of HMH and ClassLink working together to improve rostering, single sign-on (SSO), and data interoperability standards. We are delighted to share news about a deeper partnership; HMH is transferring its rostering and SSO professional services business to ClassLink. Over 1,000 customers receive technical services through this practice.

ExploreYour Rosteringand SSO Options

All current HMH customers who rely on technical services, for rostering or SSO, will now receive those services from ClassLink. As an industry leader in interoperability, ClassLink is uniquely positioned to provide you with rostering and SSO options that both meet your needs and honor your HMH agreement. Whether you’re a large institution working with hundreds of vendors or a small school rostering only HMH tools, we’ll help you find the best solution.

ClassLink Tech Services

ClassLink will continue to sell tech services days for SSO and Rostering indefinitely, both on-site and remote, to ClassLink and HMH customers.

Complete ClassLink Solution

Learn why school systems around the world use ClassLink to create digital ecosystems that drive deeper, more personalized learning district-wide.

ClassLink Roster Server Lite

Roster Server Lite is a new edition of Roster Server that is locked down to only roster HMH products.

Free Till June 2022

All current HMH customers who rely on technical services assistance for rostering or SSO will now receive those services from ClassLink. As part of this transition, and as a benefit to HMH customers, these services will be provided at no cost until the end of the 2021-22 school year. HMH customers not requiring technical services can use the HMH self-service rostering portal.

Tech Integrate

HMH’s Tech Integrate customers who were previously receiving rostering or single sign-on technical services from HMH professional services staff will now receive those specific services from the experts at ClassLink. Technical services in other areas, such as Common Cartridge, will continue to be delivered by HMH.

Growing Team

Select members of HMH’s technical services team have already joined ClassLink and are ready to help customers.

More To Come

Stay tuned for additional industry-leading rostering and SSO integrations through an expanded technology collaboration between ClassLink HMH.

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ROSTER SERVER LITE
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What HMH Customers Are Saying

"Vendors working together to improve data interoperability is essential for success in our modern, digital-empowered learning settings. I’m glad to see partnerships like HMH and ClassLink. I’m especially pleased to see that by working together, they plan to reduce costs, that’s a win-win."
– Serena Sacks, CIO at Fulton County Schools, GA
"Education needs more forward-thinking partnerships like the one between HMH and ClassLink. When vendors work together to make impactful digital content more accessible, educators and students win."
– Kyle Berger, CTO at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX
"I'm looking forward to the ClassLink and HMH partnership – high quality digital content paired with top-notch rostering and SSO services. This guarantees digital content will be accessible to students when and where they need it."
– Paula Ross, Asst. Supt for Technology Services & Information Systems at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, TX
"Our schools rely on HMH learning products and I’ve long known of ClassLink’s leadership in rostering and SSO. I’m pleased to hear about this new partnership which combines ClassLink’s expertise, reliability, and security with HMH’s great content. I look forward to an improved back-to-school experience this Fall."
– Joe McGrath, Director of Technology at Mt. Vernon CSD, NY

Let Us Answer Your Questions

Select members of HMH’s technical services team have already joined ClassLink and are ready to answer your questions.

What value does the partnership between HMH® and ClassLink® offer my school or district?

This partnership offers the combined benefits of best-in-class learning with best-in-class integration. ClassLink has 21 years of experience helping schools and districts across the country and around the world to seamlessly onboard learning solutions. With their trusted service, your school or district is set up for a successful technical integration. And, as your partner in learning, we at HMH will always be here to answer any questions you may have.

If you would like to speak to someone to learn how this partnership can benefit your school or district specifically, please contact us atusermaintenance-esd@hmhco.com or at 800-323-9239 and select option 3.

How does HMH's partnership with ClassLink impact the existing integration I set up with the HMH Tech Services team in recent years?

Your existing configurations will not be impacted for the rest of this school year. For the 2020–2021 school year, you will have the ability to maintain existing configurations or work with ClassLink to migrate to their HMH specific Rostering solution.

What are my self-service Single Sign-On and rostering options with HMH?

Currently HMH supports Google® SSO as a self-service SSO option for content on Ed: Your Friend in Learning® as well as ThinkCentral and HoltMcDougal™ Online. Click here to learn more. If you have an alternative protocol (ADFS, Azure®, etc.) or need SSO for SAM™ as well, we encourage you to reach out to ClassLink where they can assist in your SSO needs.

If you need further information, please email us or contact us at 800-323-9239 and select option 3.

My district signed a TechIntegrate contract with HMH. How is this agreement impacted with the introduction of ClassLink to the relationship?

ClassLink is assuming HMH's obligations under your contract, and so will assume the agreement just as it exists now. No changes to the current documentation will be necessary.

Who do I contact to take advantage of the partnership between HMH and ClassLink?

Please contact our technical support team; usermaintenanceesd@hmhco.com or contact us at 800-323-9239 and select option 3.

Do I get a discount on ClassLink's standard pricing when I work with them to set up rostering and SSO into my HMH products?

Yes, if a customer chooses to utilize ClassLink beyond HMH solutions, ClassLink will be offering incentives.

I am already a ClassLink customer. Is there anything I need to do with either HMH or ClassLink to take full advantage of this new partnership?

Please contact your ClassLink account manager to discuss migration of any HMH platform configurations to the ClassLink solution.

I purchased TechIntegrate services days from HMH. Will those services still be honored?

Yes. All technical services days will be honored and delivered by ClassLink. ClassLink has onboarded former members of the HMH Technical Services team, who have the in-depth knowledge and experience to ensure quality service delivery.

I have an annual TechAdvise services subscription with HMH. How does this partnership impact the remaining time on that subscription?

HMH will be retaining the annual TechAdvise subscription contracts and your services will continue as expected. Should you have any further questions about this, please reach out to us here.

My school or district is purchasing new content from HMH in 2020. Clever is our preferred integration service provider. What are our options?

HMH supports rostering and SSO integrations through our preferred partner, ClassLink or via HMH self-service tools, which can be found here.

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What value does the partnership between HMH® and ClassLink® offer my school or district?

This partnership offers the combined benefits of best-in-class learning with best-in-class integration. ClassLink has 21 years of experience helping schools and districts across the country, and around the world, to seamlessly on-board learning solutions. With their trusted service, your school or district is set up for a successful technical integration. And, as your partner in learning, we at HMH will always be here to answer any questions you may have.

If you would like to speak to someone to learn how this partnership can benefit your school or district specifically, please contact us by filling out the form below or calling 1-888-963-7550.

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How does HMH's partnership with ClassLink impact the existing integration I set up with the HMH Tech Services team in recent years?

Your existing configurations will not be impacted for the rest of this school year. For the 2020–2021 school year, you will have the ability to maintain existing configurations or work with ClassLink to migrate to their HMH specific Rostering solution.

Q

What are my self-service Single Sign-On and rostering options with HMH?

Currently HMH supports Google® SSO as a self-service SSO option for content on Ed: Your Friend in Learning® as well as ThinkCentral and HoltMcDougal™ Online. Click here to learn more. If you have an alternative protocol (ADFS, Azure®, etc.) or need SSO for SAM™ as well, we encourage you to reach out to ClassLink where they can assist in your SSO needs.

If you need further information, please contact us by filling out the form below or calling 1-888-963-7550.

Q

My district signed a TechIntegrate contract with HMH. How is this agreement impacted with the introduction of ClassLink to the relationship?

ClassLink is assuming HMH's obligations under your contract, and so will assume the agreement just as it exists now. No changes to the current documentation will be necessary.

Q

Who do I contact to take advantage of the partnership between HMH and ClassLink?

Please contact ClassLink by filling out the form below or calling 1-888-963-7550.

Q

Do I get a discount on ClassLink's standard pricing when I work with them to set up rostering and SSO into my HMH products?

Yes, if a customer chooses to utilize ClassLink beyond HMH solutions, ClassLink will be offering incentives.

Q

I am already a ClassLink customer. Is there anything I need to do with either HMH or ClassLink to take full advantage of this new partnership?

Please contact your ClassLink account manager to discuss migration of any HMH platform configurations to the ClassLink solution.

Q

I purchased TechIntegrate services days from HMH. Will those services still be honored?

Yes. All technical services days will be honored and delivered by ClassLink. ClassLink has onboarded former members of the HMH Technical Services team, who have the in-depth knowledge and experience to ensure quality service delivery

Q

I have an annual TechAdvise services subscription with HMH. How does this partnership impact the remaining time on that subscription?

HMH will be retaining the annual TechAdvise subscription contracts and your services will continue as expected. Should you have any further questions about this, please reach out to us here.

Q

My school or district is purchasing new content from HMH in 2020. Clever is our preferred integration service provider. What are our options?

HMH supports rostering and SSO integrations through our preferred partner, ClassLink, or via HMH self-service tools, which can be found here.

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