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ED’s Evolving State Authorization and Professional Licensure Requirements


Join Thompson Coburn and WCET leadership for a timely webinar panel exploring the evolving landscape of state authorization in higher education. This informative session will provide a brief overview of current requirements, with a particular focus on upcoming regulatory changes and their potential impact on institutions. WCET experts will delve into anticipated shifts in areas like technology-assisted courses, out-of-state student support services, and the expansion of reciprocity agreements. The webinar will also explore the potential legal and financial risks associated with non-compliance and offer proactive strategies institutions can take to navigate this changing environment. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from WCET leaders and ensure your institution is prepared for the future of state authorization.


The live presentation of this webinar was approved for 1.5 hours of general CLE credit in California, Illinois, and Texas; 1.8 hours of general CLE credit in Missouri; and 1.5 hours of professional practice CLE credit in New York. Please visit the  CLE Overview page to see how the CLE credit for this recorded webinar can be applied in CA, IL, MO, NY, & TX. 

If you are interested in receiving CA, IL, MO, NY, or TX CLE credit for watching the recorded presentation, you must register for the program by clicking here. If you are not interested in receiving CLE credit, you can watch the presentation by clicking the play button on the video.

Participants will only be emailed a Certificate of Attendance if the webinar is viewed in its entirety. If you were unable to view the webinar in its entirety, please contact webinarinquiries@thompsoncoburn.com to see if you are eligible to receive partial credit. 

If you do not receive your Certificate of Completion, please e-mail webinarinquiries@thompsoncoburn.com.


Aaron Lacey, Partner
Katie Wendel, Counsel
Cheryl Dowd, Senior Director, State Authorization Network & WCET Policy Innovations, WCET
Russ Poulin, Executive Director, WCET & Vice President for Technology-Enhanced Education, WICHE, WCET

Originally Presented:
April 4, 2024