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Monthly Updates (March)

April 9, 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  April Topic:  NC-SARA Reporting Requirements.  Expert of the Month:  Marianne Boeke, Associate Director for Policy Research and State Support.  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!

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!

February 15, 2019  - New Talking Points (white paper); SOS! SOS! Secretary of State Compliance DemystifiedDanielle Buckius, Executive Director Office of Accreditation & Authorization, Franklin University; Allison Rogers, Coordinator for Compliance and Professional Development, Texas Woman’s University; Dan Silverman, Assistant Director, WCET SAN.

Winter 2019 - Negotiated Rulemaking Webpage:  https://www2.ed.gov/policy/highered/reg/hearulemaking/2018/index.html; provides access to session dates, documents, recordings, and live streaming of main committee and subcommittee sessions.

July 3, 2018 - Federal Register:  Department Delays Selected Provisions of the December 2016 regulations until July 1, 2020.  Delayed regulations include:  600.2, 600.9(c), 668.50.  Not delayed is 600.9(d) and therefore effective July 1, 2018.


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State Authorization 101

Introductory material to understand the foundation of state authorization compliance.


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