Category Archives: internship

State Authorization & Supervised Field Experiences: Easier Than You Think

We welcome guest blogger Alan Contreras who is a former regulator for the state of Oregon and is the chief interpreter (not his official title) for all the details of how states and colleges are implementing SARA (the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement) in their own settings. SARA allows some field experiences (face-to-face clinical, practica, interships […]

USDOE Will Not Enforce Its Distance Ed State Authorization Regs, but Questions Remain

In a “Dear Colleague” letter issued on July 27, the U.S. Department of Education revealed that it will NOT enforce the controversial distance education provision of the state authorization regulations. To verify this news, Megan Raymond and I called Sophia McArdle of the U.S. Department of Education.  She is the new person responsible for interpreting […]