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News & Updates (July)
The 2020 SAN Advisory Group seeks one new member for a two year term. Self Nomination Form Here! Nominations close July 17, 2020. Voting by the membership will take place July 20-29. (more information about the SAN Advisory Group Here)
SANsational Award 2020: Please consider self-nominating your good work at your institution! Submission window is June 17-July 17. More Details Available Here!
Professional Licensure Compacts: Myth v. Fact plus interview with NCSBN about the Nursing Compact & interview with NASDTEC about the Teaching Compact (new white paper)
Professional Licensure Disclosures: Implementation Handbook for Institutional Compliance with the 2019 Federal Regulations. Includes Flowchart! by author Shari Miller
SAN Special Interest Team on Professional Licensure: WCET Frontiers Articles, Checklists, Research Template
SAN Virtual Seminar 2020: Update on HEA & Federal Rulemaking: The Impact on Institutional Compliance. Available now for all. Videos, resource documents and worksheets to assist your institution meet federal compliance requirements.
Open Forum - 2nd Tuesday of each month. July 14, 2020 Time: 10AM Alaska, 11AM Pacific, Noon Mountain, 1PM Central, 2PM Eastern; Link: https://wiche.zoom.us/j/9421225612; Opportunity for ALL members to participate in a 30 minute “link in” and ask questions about the designated topic to the monthly expert. July Topic: New SAN Special Interest Team (SIT) on Institutional Engagement; July Expert: Tyson Heath, Western Governors University,
General Disclosure That is the Title of our monthly SAN Podcast Offerings! Go to the link to gain access to all of our SAN podcasts! Our podcast mission: General Disclosure focuses on the individual humans behind state authorization regulation. Regular features of the podcast include a conversation with a state authorization professional, a snapshot of a specific regulation, and brief commentary on musical theater. As with all SAN offerings, we want this to reflect the wishes of our members, so it is a work in progress.
Board of Nursing Professional Licensure Requirements - by state - prepared by National Council State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
COVID-19 Institutional (formerly regional) Accreditor Guidance Weblinks - list of accreditor webpages
COVID-19 Licensure Bd Guidance - National Associations for State Licensure Boards - list of weblinks to guidance
COVID-19 Programmatic Accreditor Guidance Weblinks - list of programmatic accreditors webpages
COVID-19 State Plans/Resources; SHEEO sharing various State Higher Education Agency Responses
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates & Resources; WCET Resources, WCET Event Updates, & External Resources
U.S. Department of Education UPDATED Guidance for interruptions of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) most recent 6/16/20; USED 3/5/20 added FAQ's 3/20/20; updated 4/3/20
Common Professional Board National Links: Updated April 2020 (requires SAN Member login)
Licensed Professions per State with Board links Updated April 2020 (requires SAN Member login)
NC-SARA Website - SARA Manual (this page has several manuals and handbooks); NEW Professional Licensure Directory (contact information in each state for state boards of Counseling, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Teacher Education); Presentations (webcast recordings)
Student Complaint Information by State and Agency - Updated May 2020
The Guide (replaces the SHEEO Surveys)
WCET Frontiers - articles on many higher education issues related to educational technology
State Authorization 101
Introductory material to understand the foundation of state authorization compliance.
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