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News & Updates (January)

Updated Secretary of State Requirements – 50 State Chart  - Updated December 2020;  Thank you to many SAN Members for collaborating on this project!  (requires SAN Member login)

WCET/SAN & NC-SARA Webcast – Register Today for Tracking Students: Planning, Compliance, and Data Reporting on February 4, 2021 Time: 10AM Alaska, 11AM Pacific, Noon Mountain, 1PM Central, 2PM Eastern

SAN Virtual Advanced Topics Workshop - Register Today!  March 3,4,5, 2021  Skill Building for Next Level Management of State Authorization.  Limited to 50 registrants!  Please carefully review the Advanced Topics Webpage for more information!

Professional Licensure in a Nutshell - One pager, Top 10 FAQ's, Resource List  Visual learners may appreciate this quick snapshot to understand the nuances of professional licensure notification requirements.

Open Forum  - 2nd Tuesday of each month. January 12, 2021  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. January Topic: How does the SAN Advisory Group works and benefits the SAN members – Would you like to be a member of the SAN Advisory Group?; January Experts: The SAN Advisory Group

General Disclosure  That is the Title of our monthly SAN Podcast Offerings!  Go to this link to gain access to all of our SAN podcasts!  



COVID-19 Guidance Weblinks - lists of guidance from: Institutional Accreditors, National Associations for State Licensure Boards, Programmatic Accreditors, State Plans/Resources, and U.S. Department of Education Guidance(including 12/11/20 new guidance). Plus:  Policy Playbook prepared by WCET and SAN.

Licensed Professions per State with Board links Updated October 2020 (requires SAN Member login)

National Associations for State Licensure Boards Weblinks:  Updated October 2020 (requires SAN Member login)

NC-SARA Website - SARA Manual; Professional Licensure Directory (contact information in each state for state boards of Counseling, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Teacher Education)

Professional Licensure Disclosures: Implementation Handbook for Institutional Compliance with the 2019 Federal Regulations. Includes Flowchart!  by author Shari Miller 

The State Authorization Guide (replaced the SHEEO Surveys)

WCET Frontiers  - articles on many higher education issues related to educational technology

WCET Page: Jobs posted by members

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January 2021 eNewsletter

Compliance Requirements (NonSARA)
Federal Regulations
Reciprocity (SARA)
SANsational Awards