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February 8, 2022  
August 30, 2021  

August 2021 SAN Podcast - Professional Licensure Regulation - Reflections since 2019

A considerable amount of discussion and work has taken place since the 2019 federal rule requiring licensure disclosures came into effect. On this special episode, created by SAN's Professional Licensure Special Interest Team, hear experts reflect and discuss the 30,000' view of this important Title IV requirement. Join the State Authorization Network's Special Interest Team, Emily Woods and Erika Swain for conversation with experts Shari Miller of Institutional Compliance MATTERS, Cheryl Dowd of WCET's State Authorization Network and Jeannie Yockey-Fine, general counsel for NC-SARA and state regulation expert.

Click here to access a transcript of the conversation.

March 25, 2021  

March 2021 SAN Podcast

As part of SAN's 10th Birthday Celebration, Russ Poulin and Megan Raymond return to discuss how a little-noticed federal regulation in 2010 created SAN. We also talk movies, musicals, and mountain biking.


You can find the transcript here. Thanks so much for listening.


February 23, 2021  

February 2021 SAN Podcast with Nancy Spector

We were lucky to chat with Nancy Spector of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), who discussed nursing regulation and how her organization created a very helpful resource for institutions working on their professional licensure disclosures. Here is a great article she wrote on BON approval for RN programs and here is the transcript of the conversation.


Thanks to everyone who listens.

February 3, 2021  

January 2021 SAN Podcast

This month, Jeannie Yockey-Fine, general counsel for NC-SARA, joined us for an informative discussion about she has seen state authorization develop over the years and from her previous roles as a regulator and representing institutions as outside counsel. We also touch on bowling, ducks, and video game soundtracks.

Here's the transcript as well.


Thanks for listening.

December 4, 2020  

Decmber 2020 SAN Podcast: Lindsay McKenzie from Inside Higher Ed

We share a wide-ranging conversation with Lindsay McKenzie, who covers state authorization (and other regulatory beats) for Inside Higher Ed.

We discuss how she found her way to state authorization (the story will sound familiar to SAN members), how state authorization fits with other aspects of higher ed regulation, and how she cultivates her sources. We also touch on the Retraction Watch and the work of Ed Yong at the Atlantic. With our usual discussion of musicals at the end, there is truly something for everyone in this episode.


Here is the transcript, for those who are interested. Thanks again for listening.

August 3, 2020  

August 2020 SAN Podcast: Yolanda Cunningham, Case Western Reserve University.

Are you new to state authorization compliance? If so, then this episode with Yolanda Cunningham  is especially for you. (But veterans will enjoy, too.) We talk about tips for getting started, tips for keeping up the progress, and have a spirited discussion of classic musicals.


You can read the transcript here.


We hope you enjoy the conversation.

July 8, 2020  

June 2020 Episode with Jonathan D. Becker of Virginia Commonwealth University

Jon Becker of Virginia Commonwealth University joins us for a lively discussion of education technology, regulation, and a helpful breakdown of common acronyms: OPM, LMS, CMS (oh my.)

We also thank our listeners in Utah, reflect on Dear Evan Hansen, and hear Jon's pitch for the connection between instructional design and NBC's Songland.  

The transcript is also available.

Thanks for checking out the podcast.

May 19, 2020  

May 2019 SAN Podcast with Emily Woods from the University of Kentucky

Emily Woods from the University of Kentucky chimed in with additional context and insights from the interviews she completed with leaders of two professional licensure compacts: the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) and the Nurse Licensure Compact.

We also dusted off the Regulation of the Month segment by highlighting an interesting regulation of the Washington board overseeing psychologists. And Cheryl is almost stumped on a musicals question.

You can also read the transcript here.

Thanks for listening.

April 21, 2020  

April 2020 SAN Podcast: Katie Hoffman from the University of San Francisco

Katie Hoffman, project manager in the office of assessment and accreditation support at the University of San Francisco, joined us to discuss state-by-state approvals in the time of COVID, how her institution is transitioning quickly to online learning, and her perspective on assessment. And a question about musicals finally stumps Cheryl.

The transcript is also available.  



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