WCET’s EdTech Community Rallies Against COVID-19 Challenges

The WCET member discussions over the past two weeks (has it really only been a few weeks since schools announced closures?) have vibrantly shown the collaborative and supportive nature of our community of edtech leaders and practitioners. This is an unprecedented and difficult time, but we are all rising to the occasion and twisting and […]

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GI Bill Guidance Provides Some Relief and Real Challenges for Veteran Students

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***Updated 3/17/2020 2:50 PM MT time*** We are pleased to share that although the guidance we referenced in the article below was provided by the Veterans Administration (VA) on March 13, 2020, the VA rescinded this guidance. Senate Bill, S.3503, was introduced on March 16, 2020 and passed the same night. It is anticipated that […]

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Accreditation, Continuity of Operations, and COVID-19

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On March 5, 2020, the Department of Education issued guidance to institutions facing possible interruptions of study because of COVID-19. WCET’s Cheryl Dowd, Director of the WCET State Authorization Network, provided an overview of the guidance for WCET Frontiers. As of the morning of March 12th, a growing number of institutions, especially those on the […]

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Breaking news: U.S. Department of Education Guidance for interruptions of study related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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***Update: On March 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education provided updated guidance by adding an FAQ attachment to the March 5, 2020 guidance previously released. Note that this update extends the term of flexibility from being based on students who were already enrolled in a term when the COVID-19 related interruptions occurred to students […]

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The Colorado Flood – WCET Staff are Fine, the Annual Meeting is On!!

Thank you to everyone who has been contacting us with concern for our safety in the great flood of 2013.  Let’s start with: This is a BIG deal. Northern Colorado will be dealing with the aftermath of this flooding for days, months, and years to come. The WCET staff are well and safe, but we […]

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Reflections of Hurricane Sandy Six Months Later

Just days before Halloween in 2012, the residents of New Jersey faced the high winds, storm surge, and flooding from Hurricane Sandy.  We asked Sheri Prupis from NJEDge to give us an update on how New Jersey’s colleges and universities weathered the storm.  She also provides lessons learned for those of us who were lucky […]

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