Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a new partnership with Wesley Housing Development Corporation (Wesley Housing) in Alexandria, Virginia.
“This alliance [with Saylor Academy] will help us fully deliver our commitment to promote economic stability for our residents.”
Shelley Murphy, President & CEO
Wesley Housing develops, owns, and operates affordable housing for low-and-moderate-income families, senior citizens, and individuals with special needs and chronic illness in Washington, DC, and Virginia. In addition to housing, Wesley Housing also offers support services and educational programs for its more than 2,450 residents.
Wesley Housing will integrate Saylor Academy courses into their life skills and job training programs for their residents.
“Today’s announcement with Saylor Academy is another solid step in our journey to build personal development and education for all our residents,” said Shelley Murphy, Wesley Housing President and CEO. “This alliance will help us fully deliver our commitment to promote economic stability for our residents and impact people’s lives in a profound way.”
Saylor Academy Executive Director Jeff Davidson echoed Murphy’s statement, saying, “This partnership is a great example of how we can partner with like-minded organizations to expand access to higher education. Our professional development courses and our college credit partnerships with leading adult learner focused colleges and universities will provide a pathway for Wesley Housing residents to earn valuable credentials at a dramatically lower cost.”
Saylor Academy is a nonprofit educational initiative, providing free, college-level, self-paced courses to learners worldwide. Saylor Academy Direct credit courses are recommended for credit by the American Council on Education® and/or the National College Credit Recommendation Service. Together with our college and university partners, we are providing students with flexible credit transfer pathways to degrees and credentials.