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Networking, Presentations & Insight, Oh My! The Advantage of Attending Conferences

Attending conferences is a great way to network with industry peers, learn the latest news and occurrences in the field, and give you new approaches to make you more effective in your line of work. There are a number of conferences that would appeal to someone who works in state authorization. Listed below are three national conferences and one regional conference that may be of interest. NASASPS Preview Brandie Elliott / University of Missouri-Kansas City Registration is now open for the NASASPS Annual Conference, which will take place April 22-25, 2018, in Portland, Oregon. What sets the NASASPS conference apart from many other conferences is that state regulators also attend, providing attendees an opportunity to meet them and ask questions.  The State Authorization Network has partnered with NASASPS to provide conference sessions regarding the world of state authorization. There are many sessions that would be of interest to someone in the state authorization field. Attendees will be able to hear firsthand from state regulators on any updates or changes to their regulations, an overview of the latest congressional and Department of Education activities, student tracking and disclosures, legal considerations before offering online programs in foreign countries, the evolution and migration of the SHEEO surveys, collaboration between postscondary education regulation and professional licensure, what’s new with SARA, and more. Members of the State Authorization Network receive a discount to attend...

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2018 MoKanSan State Authorization Summit

On January 8, those involved in the state authorization field gathered in Kansas City for the second MoKanSan State Authorization Summit. Some of the top movers and shakers in the field shared a wealth of knowledge with the attendees in this information-packed one-day session. Some of the hot topics in the field of state authorization were discussed, including upcoming changes in SARA, the upcoming Department of Education regulations, state licensure, improving organizational intelligence, and more. The seven guest speakers were: Jennifer Armour and Samantha Christy-Dangermond, Kansas Board of Regents Cheryl Dowd, State Authorization Network Marshall Hill, NC-SARA Nicholas Liddeke...

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MoKanSan State Authorization Summit

Please join us for the MoKanSan State Authorization Summit on Monday, January 8, in Kansas City. We’ll be tackling hot topics in the field of state authorization, including the Department of Education regulations, State Licensure, SARA, improving organizational intelligence, and more! Registration is free and lunch is served. The deadline to register is Jan. 1,...

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Thanks for a successful Summit!

Download 2016 MoKanSAN Summit Agenda (PDF) On August 17, UMKC Online hosted the four top names in the field of state authorization and distance education for a one-day State Authorization Summit. Luminaries included Marshall Hill, executive director of NC-SARA; Cheryl Dowd, director of the WCET State Authorization Network; Russell Poulin, director of policy and analysis at WCET; and Leroy Wade, interim commissioner of the Coordinating Board for Higher Education. The four guest speakers were on hand to discuss hot topics in the field of state authorization, including: • Department of Defense MOU • Current trends in state regulations •...

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