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 […]

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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 […]

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Speaker Profile: Kate Kazin, Volta Learning Group

Dr. Kazin will join us for a panel on Competency Based Education (CBE) as well as for a separate breakout session. Cathrael Kazin, JD, PhD, known as Kate, is Managing Partner of Volta Learning Group, which specializes in the design, development, and delivery of educational innovation aligned with workforce needs. She served as the founding […]

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Making Education Affordable: A New Vision for Community College, using OER and Competency-Based Education

Interview with John Milam, Executive Director, Knowledge To Work/ HigherEd.org John Milam and his team at the Knowledge to Work (K2W) initiative of Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) have created a new education tool for self-directed learners. Leveraging the flexibility of Competency-Based Education (CBE) and Open Educational Resources (including Saylor Academy resources), HigherEd.org partners with […]

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Saylor Partners with Western Governors University

Western Governors University, a nonprofit university offering convenient, flexible and affordable education online, and Saylor Academy have established a credit transfer agreement whereby select Saylor Academy courses, passed with a proctored exam, will satisfy corresponding competency equivalencies in several WGU degree programs across multiple disciplines. For several of these degree programs, students can transfer more […]

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