Anything new with state authorization or professional licensure?

By Sharyl Thompson / April 18, 2016
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One of my favorite things about working in higher education regulatory affairs is that it is always changing. Just like in spring, there are new things cropping up all around us. In our field, it’s fresh ideas and issues and regulatory requirements that are always making an appearance. I do know that that can also be…

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New LinkedIn Group – Higher Education Regulatory Network

By Sharyl Thompson / March 22, 2016
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I recently created a new group on LinkedIn as a resource for people who are involved with higher education regulatory affairs called Higher Education Regulatory Network. The purpose of this group is to share information with each other about trends or news regarding state authorization, professional licensure, accreditation, or federal regulations – and also to…

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SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement)

By Sharyl Thompson / September 28, 2015
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From birth to its current state: My experience with SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement)   I started doing state authorization work for Capella University in 2001. I was hired for a different position in late 2000, but the same day I started so did Capella’s first director of corporate sales whose job was to hire…

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Be an opener

Finding My Door and Opening It

By Sharyl Thompson / August 5, 2015
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the adventure of starting my own consulting business   After over 14 years of employment with three different higher education institutions, I made the bold decision to start my own consulting business. My motivation came from my sincere pleasure in the work I had done along with my desire to share knowledge with multiple institutions…

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