Announcement: Summit on the Credentialing Economy in Washington, DC

Saylor Academy and Connecting Credentials are joining forces to host the Summit on the Credentialing Economy on June 7-8 in Washington, DC. This Summit will convene decision makers in higher education, policy, and human resources, as well as funders, providers and employers to go beyond examining the problems in the credentialing marketplace: participants will learn … Read More …

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Saylor Academy partners with Wesley Housing Development Corporation

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 & CEOWesley Housing Wesley Housing develops, owns, and operates affordable housing for low-and-moderate-income families, … Read More …

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Welcome Southern New Hampshire University!

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a new degree completion partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). SNHU will accept/recognize certain Saylor Academic courses for college credit, using “Saylor Direct” credit courses and a proctored final exam. Start, Study, Save: Earning Credit with Saylor Academy Partnerships offering transfer opportunities for prior and concurrent college level … Read More …

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Saylor Academy Partners with Bexar County, Texas and BiblioTech

Saylor Academy is very proud to announce its first county/library partnership with Bexar County and BiblioTech Digital Library! Bexar County is participating in Saylor Academy’s Corporate/Employer Degree Completion program, providing county employees with access to Saylor’s free courses toward college credit. In turn, county employees will have free proctoring services (for Direct Credit exams) available to … Read More …

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Saylor Academy has joined the OERu

We are pleased to announce that Saylor Academy has joined the OERu as a member of its partner network. Coordinated by the not-for-profit OER Foundation, the OERu (www.oeru.org) is a network of institutions offering free, openly-licensed online courses and affordable academic credit to students worldwide. Member institutions span multiple continents and include Athabasca University in … Read More …

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Jeff Davidson named Saylor Academy Executive Director

We are pleased to announce Jeff Davidson as the new Executive Director of Saylor Academy. In his long-standing role as Director of Strategic Relationships, Jeff led the initial push to receive college credit recommendations for Saylor courses and has connected Saylor Academy to key partner institutions and organizations. During his tenure, Jeff has become a … Read More …

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Saylor Partners with Wilmington University to Increase College Degree Access

Program Also Open to Students Around the World via Distance Learning! Wilmington University, an open-access university serving over 20,000 students, and Saylor Academy have established a credit transfer agreement allowing tuition-free Saylor Academy courses, recommended for college credit, to transfer into degree programs at Wilmington. The University serves students at several physical locations in  Delaware, … Read More …

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Mary Ellen Wiltrout, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

We are excited to have Dr. Mary Ellen Wiltrout speak on a panel addressing “Perspectives in Competency-Based Education” during the Saylor Higher Education Summit taking place this June 21/22 in Washington, D.C. Mary Ellen completed her Ph.D.in biology studying translesion synthesis at MIT. From 2009 to 2013, she co-taught the molecular biology course at Harvard … Read More …

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Speaker Profile: Dr. Marie Cini

We are honored to have Dr. Marie Cini, Provost and Senior Academic Innovation Fellow at University of Maryland-University College, join us for the Saylor Higher Education Summit on June 21-22, 2017. Dr. Cini will discuss how creating and adopting open educational resources (“OER”) at higher education institutions is an important step toward increasing access, improving … Read More …

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Panelist Profile: Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed

We’re very pleased to have Paul Fain moderate our panel “Perspectives on Competency-Based Education” at the Saylor Higher Education Summit. To learn from Paul and other great speakers, please request an invitation today. Paul Fain is news editor at Inside Higher Ed, where he has worked since 2011. He writes about low-income students, college completion … Read More …

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Speaker Profiles: Robert Clougherty and Viktoria Popova , MindAppster, Inc.

Ms. Popova and Dr. Clougherty will discuss their integrative learning model and viewing higher education as a learning system during the Saylor Higher Education Summit taking place this June 21/22 here in Washington D.C. We hope you can join us and all the details can be obtained by clicking the banner at the bottom of … Read More …

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Panelist Profile: Kara Gwaltney, American Council on Education

We are pleased to have Kara Gwaltney lend her expertise as a reviewer of alternative credit to our panel: “Employers as Higher Education Partners, a New View into Degree Completion” during the Saylor Higher Education Summit. Kara Gwaltney is the Director of CREDIT® at the American Council on Education. For over 40 years, colleges and … Read More …

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