Pearson announces the acquisition of The Administrative Assistants Ltd. (aal)!
We have a very big announcement today!
Today, we are pleased to announce Pearson’s acquisition of The Administrative Assistants Ltd. (aal), provider of eSIS® student information system (SIS) in the K-12 school market worldwide. The School Systems group of Pearson will continue to manage the SIS business, which includes PowerSchool® and Chancery SMS®.
Pearson’s SIS applications support approximately 11 million students. The acquisition of aal extends Pearson’s current SIS market reach and leadership to over 15 million students. Furthermore, aal’s new eSIS®JX product will provide increased international market opportunity for Pearson’s K-12 technology platform.
Of course, at Pearson we do more than just the SIS business. We provide solutions for K-12 school districts connecting student information, assessment, reporting, and content management. The alignment of these solutions helps schools, districts, and departments of education begin to realize the potential of personalizing learning through data-informed instruction for all students. aal customers will benefit from the depth and breadth of Pearson offerings and interoperability among Pearson solutions.
Read more about our acquisition here. On behalf of Pearson, we welcome all aal customers and employees to the School Systems group.