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News & Updates (February)

Registration Open thru 2/24/20 for the SAN Virtual Seminar 2020: Update on HEA & Federal Rulemaking: The Impact on Institutional Compliance.  The Virtual Seminar is asynchronous and goes live to registrants on February 26, 2020.  Access information will be sent to registrants on or before February 25, 2020.

WCET Policy Summit - The 2020 View of Federal Regulations and the Potential Impact on Higher Education Practice; April 15-16, 2020; Largo, MD  Register Here! 

NASASPS Collaborative Conference 2020 - April 26-29, 2020;  New Orleans, LA; Registration is open. Review materials here for registration.

SAN Basics Workshop - June 3-4, 2020; Boulder, CO  Registration is open!  *for those new or relatively new to state authorization.

SANsational Award Winners Announced!  Congratulations to University of Louisville; Western Governors University, James Madison University and University of Virginia  Please view the award winners' presentations here!

Open Forum  - 2nd Tuesday of each month.  March 10 , 2020  Time: 10AM Alaska, 11AM Pacific, Noon Mountain, 1PM Central, 2PM Eastern; Link: https://wiche.zoom.us/j/9421225612Opportunity for ALL members to participate in a 30 minute “link in” and ask questions about the designated topic to the monthly expert.  March Topic: TBA  March Expert: TBA

General Disclosures  That is the Title of our SAN Podcast Offerings!  Go to the link to gain access to 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



Colorado Department of Labor and Employment ( Workers Compensation State Regulations:  C.R.S. 8-40-302(7) )

Common Professional Board National Links:  Updated April 2019 (requires SAN Member login)

Licensed Professions per State with Board links Updated October 1, 2019 (requires SAN Member login)

NC-SARA Website

Nursing requirements for prelicensure nursing programs & Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) programs listed by state  - prepared by National Council State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

Professional Licensure Disclosures: Implementation Handbook for Institutional Compliance with the 2019 Federal Regulations. Includes Flowchart!  by author Shari Miller (requires SAN Member login)

SARA Manual - note this page has several manuals and handbooks.  This is where you will ensure that you have the most up to date SARA Manual.

Student Complaint Information by State and Agency - Updated December 2019

The Guide (replaces the SHEEO Surveys)

U.S. Department of Education New Regulations Webcast recordings (scroll to the very bottom of the page)

WCET Frontiers 

WCET Page: Jobs posted by members

How We Help
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State Authorization 101

Introductory material to understand the foundation of state authorization compliance.


 Members share information and obtain direction and assistance through:

  • Training workshops and webcasts.
  • Discussions with regulators and experts.
  • Monthly calls , email discussions, and face to face meetings.
  • Research reports and state-by-state analyses.
  • Reciprocity advice.

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