Advanced Topics Workshop 2017

June 20 - 21, 2017 | Boulder, CO


The workshop is now full! Email Rosa Calabrese to add yourself to the waitlist.

Are you well versed in basic state authorization compliance strategies, but desire advanced discussions and best practices direction to provide current and prospective students with Essential Notifications and Disclosures? If so, the WCET State Authorization Advanced Topics Workshop may be the answer!

WCET-SAN is pleased to bring together experts in the field of state authorization to discuss and prepare institutions to provide public and individual notifications and disclosures that meet the compliance requirements of federal and state regulations as well as meet the requirements institutions are obligated to provide to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).

The workshop will address the following:
WHAT notifications and disclosures are required?

  • Federal regulations.
  • State regulations.
  • SARA requirements.

HOW to research the required information:

  • Programs leading to professional licensure.
    • Determination of which professional licensure requirements must be recorded.
    • Ways to document the research.
    • Practice research of professional licensure requirements.

WHERE and to WHOM notifications and disclosures should be provided:

  • Websites.
  • Catalogs.
  • Emails.
  • Postal mail.

WHAT Quality Control standards should apply to the notifications and disclosures?

  • Accessibility.
  • Institution Consistency.
  • Language Clarity.

In a small group setting, the participants will participate in research exercises, obtain direction to create institution standards for information sharing, and determine a plan of action to share this information with their institutions.

Workshop Schedule: (plan for the following)
June 20 – 8:30am – 5pm
June 21 – 8:30am – 2pm

June 20 – Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner will be offered
June 21 – Breakfast and Lunch will be offered

Who Should Attend?

Professionals who manage state authorization, regulations, and federal updates at educational institutions.  This workshop focuses on developing participants who have an understanding of state authorization who can build upon that knowledge to more specifically address more challenging facets of state authorization maintenance in regard to public and individual notifications and disclosures for compliance with federal and state regulations as well as SARA requirements.

WCET's State Authorization Network (SAN) is based on the philosophy: "Expecting each institution to navigate authorization regulations in every state is highly inefficient. Working cooperatively, institutions can share the burden." See the SAN website for a list of WCET/SAN members.

Pricing Information:

WCET SAN Member fee is $500 until May 1, 2017, and $700 thereafter. Non-WCET SAN Member fee is $1,000 until May 1, 2017 and $1,200 thereafter.
Workshop Location Information:
The State Authorization Advanced Topics Workshop will be held in the Learning Center (1st floor) at WCET/SAN Offices (3035 Center Green Dr.) located in Boulder, Colorado.

Hotel Information:

Residence Inn Boulder – (3030 Center Green Drive; Boulder, CO) which is walking distance from WCET
Room Rate:  $209/night.  The group room rate will be available until May 31, 2017. Subject to availability.  Please book your room for the workshop by calling (800)331-3131 and mentioning the Group Name: WCET SAN Advanced Topics Workshop room block at the Residence Inn Boulder or use the reservation link below:

Book your group rate for WCET SAN Advanced Topics Wkshp

Contact Us:

For content related questions about the workshop, contact Cheryl Dowd.
For logistical information about the workshop, contact Rosa Calabrese.
View more information about the State Authorization Network.


Start Date: 06.20.2017
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