Panelist Profile: Mike Adams, MissionU

Mike Adams is the Chief Product Officer and co-founder of MissionU, where he is responsible for curricular, pedagogical and technological development. Mike will be part of a lively panel on “alternative credentials” and how they complement or compete with degrees. MissionU bills itself as “Education for the 21st Century” and its mission is to offer […]

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Speaker Profile: Dr. Stella Porto, Inter-American Development Bank

Stella Porto is a Learning and Knowledge Management specialist at the Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES) in the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, DC. Dr. Porto will focus her breakout session on leveraging “ePortfolios Based on Competency Models” to connect academia to the workplace and how such an approach presents both benefits […]

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Speaker Feature: Dr. Andrew Sears, City Vision University

Andrew Sears is the President of City Vision University, which is a nationally accredited online-only Christian university with the goal of providing radically affordable education. City Vision launched a four-year bachelor’s degree in Business for $5,000 (in total) targeting developing countries in partnership with Saylor Academy (http://web.cityvision.edu/saylor-qualifi/) and is developing a similar Computer Science degree. […]

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Panelist Profile: Lisa Sax Mahoney

We are pleased to have Lisa Sax Mahoney, Director, National College Credit Recommendation Service, join us at the Saylor Higher Education Summit for a panel on employer-education partnerships. Lisa has vast experience on workforce degree completion partnerships and will offer insights learned from her role as a director of corporate partnerships at a public college, […]

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Saylor Higher Education Summit – The Agenda has Arrived!

We have hinted at a few speakers and are now quite excited to bring you our agenda for the Saylor Higher Education Summit next month. As promised, the Summit focuses on how we can educate/train people toward employable skills while lowering cost, increasing access and exploring alternatives to traditional credentials. We gathered the word cloud […]

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