Annual Conference

2018 Conference Presentations and Handouts

NASASPS Conference Program

Presentations and handouts for the 2018 NASASPS Annual Conference will be posted here as they become available.

Monday, April 23  | 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
General Session | Washington Potpourri
– Sharon Bob, Higher Education Specialist on Policy and Regulation, Powers, Pyles, Sutter, and Verville, PC.

Monday, April 23  | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
General Session | Legal Considerations Before Offering Online Programs in Foreign Countries
– Greg Ferenbach, Attorney, Cooley LLP
– Paul Thompson, Attorney, Cooley LLP
– Joan Bouillon, Ph. D., Director of Regulatory Compliance, Pearson

Monday, April 23  | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
General Session | The Distance Ed Question: Measuring the Quality of Online Programs
– Joel English, Vice President of Operations, Centura College/Aviation Institute of Maintenance
– Chris Lambert, Associate Executive Director, ACCSC

Tuesday, April 24  | 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Concurrent Session | A New Kind of Report Card: Tracking Private Career School Performance

– Marina Parr, Communications Director, Washington Workforce Board
– Randy Smith, IT and Research Specialist, Washington Workforce Board

Tuesday, April 24  | 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Concurrent Session | Let’s Take the Lead in Bridging the Employability Skills Gap! But How?
– Jay Hollowell, Vice President – Training, MaxKnowledge, Inc.

Tuesday, April 24  | 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Concurrent Session | Make It Work! Student Tracking & Disclosures With Institutional Examples
– Lisa Siefker, State Authorization Program Manager, Ohio State University
– Brandie Elliott, State Authorization Coordinator, University of Missouri – Kansas City
SANsational Awards 1 – Tracking Student Location
SANsational Awards 2 – Notifications & Disclosures
SANsational Awards 3 – Licensure Notifications

Tuesday, April 24  | 11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Session | Applying the Ethical Intent Matrix to For-Profit Institutions
– Paul Shuler, Program Director, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Handouts: Findable ActionsEthical Intent Matrix

Tuesday, April 24  | 11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Session | Use of Technology to Track Legislative and Regulatory Changes
– Mitchell Gilbert, Compliance Specialist, Western Governors University
– Allen Clarkson, Government Relations Manager, Western Governors University
– Dr. Roderick Willis, Compliance Specialist, Western Governors University

Tuesday, April 24  | 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session | Competency-Based Education: The Basics, Myths, and Truths of CBE
– Brooks Doherty, Assistant Vice President, Academic Innovation, Rasmussen College

Tuesday, April 24  | 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session | Navigating the Hurdles of Building a National Online Presence
– Jason Ruckert, Vice Chancellor, Online Education, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
– Bree Stansberry, Associate Director of State Authorizations, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Tuesday, April 24  | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
General Session | Bridging the Gap Between Postsecondary Education Regulation and Professional Licensure
– Julie Woodruff, Assistant Executive Director & Lead Attorney, Division of Postsecondary State Authorization of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission
– Robin Jenkins, Executive Director, Allied and Behavioral Health Boards, Health Regulation and Licensing Administration, District of Columbia Department of Health and Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) Faculty
– Angela Lee, Executive Director, District of Columbia Higher Education Licensure Commission

Wednesday, April 25  |9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
General Session | The Price of Higher Education: An Issue and A Solution
– Lucas B. Kavlie, Vice President, Compliance and Accreditation, Western Governors University
– Alton James IV, Compliance Specialist, Western Governors University
– Roderick C. Willis II, Compliance Specialist, Western Governors University

Wednesday, April 25  |11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m.
General Session | SARA: What’s new for 2018
– Marshall A. Hill, Executive Director, NC-SARA
– Wanda Barker, SARA SREB Director, Southern Regional Education Board
– John Lopez, SARA WICHE Director, WICHE
– Sandra J. Doran, SARA NEBHE Director, New England Board of Higher Education