Saylor Academy Professor Spotlight: Michaele Chappell

For Dr. Michaele Chappell, her decades-long career as an academic resembles a remarkable journey of “wearing math hats,” a reflection of the many roles she experienced over the years. Encouraged by her teachers to excel in her mathematics courses throughout middle and high school, Michaele began her career in the early 80s as a high […]

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Saylor Academy Professor Spotlight: Melinda Salzer

Melinda Salzer, a marketing consultant and professor, spent her early career in the advertising industry, where she learned about the creative process and market analysis. Drawn to target markets and market conditions, and how marketing campaigns were developed to address these factors, Melinda transitioned into the marketing industry. In 1988, Melinda launched her marketing consulting […]

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This IT Professional Came for Bitcoin and Stayed for 11 More Certificates

Johan Groen first started his career in IT at the age of 19, when he was recruited to work in a copy shop. While working there, he was offered numerous training opportunities that eventually led him to an international position in the head office responsible for IT-related matters in more than 30 different locations. Thus […]

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Saylor Academy Professor Spotlight: Tamara L. Gillis

Tamara Gillis, a full-time communications professor at Elizabethtown College, has always been curious about what motivates people. “Communication is at the heart of all relationships – both the professional ones and the social or personal ones. Early in my career and my educational journey I took note of that fact and have tried to apply […]

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Saylor Team Spotlight: Jackie Arnold

Jackie Arnold is the Director of Strategic Relationships at Saylor Academy.  She has worked at Saylor Academy in this role for over 5 years. Jackie works with Saylor’s partner organizations to create opportunities for learners to earn certificates and college credit. Saylor Academy: Can you start by telling us about yourself? Jackie Arnold: I’m originally […]

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