Institutional Multi-State Authorization:
Navigating the Chaos
This 2-day workshop offers a hands-on opportunity to work with skilled professionals who will provide consultation and guidance on the complexities of state authorization. Individual sessions will be designed around the profiles of those institutions in attendance.
Registration will be capped at ten schools to allow for personalized attention to the needs and goals of each institution. This workshop has in-depth sessions focusing on:
- Interpreting statutes, state regulations and administrative code
- Identifying triggers for physical presence
- Understanding your institutional profile
- Coordinating state authorizations with departments across your campus
- Developing effective relationships with state authorizing entities
- Managing ongoing data collection, new program/location authorizations, renewals and reporting
- Creating solutions for effective electronic and hard-copy records storage
- Working with limited budgets
- Prioritizing strategic thinking and planning
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is this workshop for? Who should attend?
This workshop is intended for anyone responsible for research, applications and maintenance regarding state authorizations at institutions of higher education. This includes two- and four-year institutions, whether public, private, non-profit, for-profit, religious-affiliated, or otherwise specialized.
Who will be facilitating this workshop?
Dr. Pamela Shay is Vice President of Accreditation & Institutional Effectiveness at Franklin University; she joined the University in 2004. She is a member of the Higher Learning Commission's peer reviewer corps and a site evaluator for the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). She led Franklin's self-study and reaccreditation process for the Higher Learning Commission and the Ohio Board of Regents. Dr. Shay holds an MBA from Eastern Kentucky University, and a DBA from Argosy University.
With a leadership role in SAN-O (State Authorization Network – Ohio), presentations for large groups at HLC, IACBE, NASASPS and WCET conferences, and over 25 years of experience in higher education, Dr. Shay has become an acknowledged expert in the intricacies of state authorizations, governmental and regulatory compliance, and accreditation.
What are the costs? (Registration Fees)
Standard registration is $1500 for one person.
While institutions are welcome to bring as many participants as they like, registration is limited to ten schools/institutions.
If you were provided a discount coupon code, please be sure to use this during the registration process.
Registration includes breakfast and lunch on both days.
What ways can I pay? (Payment Options)
We accept credit cards, checks, and purchase orders. We can also directly bill your employer.
Please see our Payments & Refunds section for more information.
Where do I stay?
We recommend the two following hotels:
Drury Inn & Suites Convention Center
For assistance with hotel bookings, please contact Joel Tobin in the Department of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at 614.947.6694 or email@example.com.
Can you offer this workshop at my institution or in my state?
Absolutely! Please contact Joel Tobin in the Department of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at 614.947.6694 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information and a quote.
Who can I contact with other questions?
For assistance with hotel reservations, directions, or workshop logistics (agenda, materials, etc.), please contact Joel Tobin in the Department of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at 614.947.6694 or email@example.com.
For assistance with payment or registration, please contact Candice Spencer in the Center for Continuing Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614.947.6831