DE Academy by DirectEmployers

Our Experts, On Your Time

Elevate your professional development with courses tailored to provide the benefit of strong content and top-notch instruction with the flexibility desired by today’s busy professionals.

Create Your Own Path for Learning and Professional Development

Many professionals desire to continue learning. But finding time to fit that into an already busy schedule, filled with work and family obligations, can lead many to put learning on the back burner. Fortunately, DE Academy offers a different kind of learning: instruction that caters to Y-O-U and your schedule.


Flexible, Self-Directed Instruction

Recognized Industry Experts

Integrated Professional Development Experience

 DE Academy Six-Week Disability Awareness Mastery Course: October 1–November 7, 2019

Flexible, Self-Directed Instruction

Unlike webinars or live courses, our instruction is self-directed. That means you choose the courses you want to take and when you want to take them—it’s as simple as that!

Flexible, Self-Directed Learning

Unlike webinars or live courses, our instruction is self-directed. That means you choose the courses you want to take and when you want to take them—it’s as simple as that!

Recognized Industry Experts

When it comes to your professional development, only the best will do. DE Academy offers best-in-class instruction from recognized experts like Candee Chambers, a hands-on former practitioner and John C. Fox, an expert employment litigator. DE Academy takes DirectEmployers’ reputation as ‘The Authority in OFCCP Compliance’ to new levels.

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Matt Brogdon


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Candee Chambers

DirectEmployers Association

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John C. Fox

Fox, Wang, & Morgan

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Sheridan Walker


Professional Development through the convenience of eLearning

DE Academy combines the best of traditional instruction with the flexibility expected by today’s learner. By combining knowledge from recognized experts with the principles and best practices of instructional design and eLearning, each course provides a learning experience that maximizes your time and effort.

DE Academy Benefits:

Create your own learning paths from a variety of available courses

Flexibility to fit professional development into your schedule

Earn credits for SHRM and HRCI certifications

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Ready to elevate your professional development?

Access our experts 24/7 with courses available within DE Academy. With the abundance of resources available on topics ranging from OFCCP compliance obligations to veteran hiring and disability outreach, what’s stopping you? Get started today!

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Become a Subject Matter Expert

Why Should a Subject Matter Expert Choose to Work with DE Academy?

When it comes to sharing information with an engaged audience, align yourself and your content with the best. DE Academy offers you that opportunity and more with experienced instructional designers, consistent processes, and connections to other recognized subject matter experts (SMEs) in the HR industry. In return, you can solidify your status as an industry thought leader and have your course content hosted on a platform used by HR professionals looking for the best in professional learning and development.

Interested in becoming a Subject Matter Expert?