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Monthly Updates (April)

SAN Advanced Topics Workshop - Oct 1 - 2, 2019; St. Louis, MO; Update on HEA & Federal Rulemaking: The Impact on Institutional Compliance; Registration is Open!

April 3, 2019 - U.S. Department of Education Press Release: announces consensus for negotiated rulemaking.

April 2, 2019 - New SHEEO website does not include state surveys.  Until The Guide goes live, you may find the links to state agency websites here!

March 25, 2019 - Release of the NC -SARA 2019 Data Reporting Handbook.  Available Here!

April 24, 2019 (Wed) - Webinar; Time:  2pm ET, 1pm MT, 12pm CT, 11am PT, 10am Alaska  NC-SARA 2019 Data Reporting Requirements (Enrollments & Placements)  Presenter:  Marianne Boeke, Associate Director for Policy Research and State Support.  Register Here!

May 14, 2019 (Tues) - Open Forum; Time:  2pm ET, 1pm MT, 12pm CT, 11am PT, 10am Alaska;  SAN Member only service!  Join by Zoom link:  https://wiche.zoom.us/j/9421225612  May Topic:  Neg Reg Consensus - State Authorization.  Expert of the Month:  TBD.  Open Forum is always the 2nd Tuesday of each month for you to have 30 minutes to ask questions pertaining to the topic of the month!



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

Hogan Lovells Publications

NC-SARA Website

SHEEO State Surveys - (No longer operating, please find links to state agencies below)

List of Links to State Higher Education Approval Agencies (use this until The Guide is live!)

The Guide (coming soon!)

WCET Frontiers 

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State Authorization 101

Introductory material to understand the foundation of state authorization compliance.


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