Presentation Descriptions


Tuesday, September 26, 2017


Welcome and Opening Remarks

Morgan Champion, Director Postsecondary Reciprocal Distance Education

Abstract: The introduction portion of the workshop will provide the purpose and goals for the day, the structure of workshop, and the status update of FL-SARA.


Overview of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

Marshall Hill, Executive Director, NC-SARA

Abstract: Purpose of NC-SARA and why institutions would want to join, governance structure, status of NC-SARA participation, highlights of relevant federal and NC-SARA requirements


FL-SARA Overview

Morgan Champion, Director Postsecondary Reciprocal Distance Education

Abstract: This presentation will involve information regarding the FL-SARA governance structure, a timeline for implementation, a summary of the proposed rules and fees, as well as detailed information regarding the FL-SARA institutional application process.


Navigating State Authorization

Marshall Hill, Mary Larson, Cheryl Dowd, and Jeannie Yockey-Fine

Abstract: This session will deal with common themes relating to state authorization including: professional Licensure, physical presence, and obtaining, managing, and organizing required data submission.  


Implementation of SARA at your Institution

Bob Igo, Charlene Lee, and George Wright

Abstract: This session will provide discussion surrounding the development of a plan to receive approval and maintain participation in a reciprocity agreement including communication strategies.  The institutional panel will discuss stumbling blocks for implementing this plan at their respective institutions and how those stumbling blocks were addressed.  Perspective and hindsight tips will be given to help aid in the implementation of FL-SARA at your institution.  


Question and Answer Session

Speakers will hold a moderated question and answer session to address questions submitted earlier in the day.  


Developing a Working Plan for your Institution

Institutions will break into discussion groups to discuss the information they have learned and develop an initial plan of action for SARA implementation at their institution.