Previous Webcasts:

I. The first FL-SARA (Florida-State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement) Webcast is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 26.

Morgan Champion will provide “an overview of the legislation that passed regarding Postsecondary Reciprocal Distance Education as well as provide a timeline for implementation. Participants will hear a brief overview of NC-SARA (National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement) with the focus of the presentation remaining on the application process for institutions to participate in FL-SARA. The NC-SARA Institutional application will be reviewed and supporting documentation required for submission will be covered in detail. Attendees will be given the opportunity to ask questions and will also be provided with the presentation, application, and other important documents available for download.”

Please click here to register for the webinar on September 26th, and we look forward to your participation!



Tuesday September 26, 2017

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Presentations topics include:

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Overview of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement
  • FL-SARA Overview
  • Navigating State Authorization
  • Implementation of SARA at your Institution
  • Question and Answer Session
  • Developing a Working Plan for your Institution


II. Navigating State Authorization Webcast is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, October 3.


Marshall Hill, Executive Director NC-SARA

Jeannie Yockey-Fine, State Regulatory Services Advisor, Cooley Law Firm

Cheryl Dowd, Director, State Authorization Network


During the Navigating State Authorization webinar, national speakers will cover the basics of state authorization and discuss important issues relating to professional licensure requirements.  Individuals will hear some tips for tracking your students and learn about the data reporting requirements for participating SARA institutions.  Pending and existing federal regulations will be discussed and attendees will gain an overall understanding of what these regulations will require of their institution(s).  There will be a time period for questions and an opportunity for further discussion with the speakers.

Please click here to register for the webinar on October 3rd, and we look forward to your participation!


III. Implementing SARA at Your Institution Webcast is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, October 13.


Charlene Ross-Lee, SARA Coordinator East Carolina University

Bob Igo, Director of Compliance and Reporting, Penn State Online Education

George Wright, Director, Georgia Tech Online


During the “Implementing SARA at your Institution” webinar, participants will hear from institutional representatives who have implemented SARA at their school in another SARA member state.  Discussion will focus on state authorization compliance before and after SARA, implementation challenges and successes, and best practice tips to share with Florida institutions who are new to SARA.  Details will be shared related to student notifications and data reporting processes.  The presentation will be recorded and available for download.  

Please click here to register for the webinar on October 13th, and we look forward to your participation!




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