2017 NASASPS Annual Conference
April 2-5, 2017
Lexington, KY
Conference Information

The 2017 NASASPS Annual Conference will be held at the Hilton Lexington Downtown on April 2-5, 2017.  Attendees may reserve their rooms online or by calling 859-231-9000 with group code NASASP.  A small block of rooms is available at the government rate (government ID required) and a special rate of $139 is available to all NASASPS attendees.  Please contact NASASPS staff if you would like access to the government rate.

The full conference program and registration are now available. Please note our address has changed and we have updated our W-9 accordingly.

2017 Conference Handouts

Monday, April 3rd

Federal Regulations: What will be enforced?

Washington Potpourri

A Proposed Degree Approval Model for Licensed and Regulated Fields

State Regulator Q & A

Tuesday, April 4th

Financial Statements & Financial Stability–A Regulator’s Review

Alternative Tuition Resources Opportunities

School Closures in Kentucky–Lessons Learned

The Right Stuff: How to Develop an Effective Technology Solution and Institutional Examples

The Right Stuff UMN Authorization Map Details

The Right Stuff References

The State of Gainful Employment: Current and Future Challenges for Schools

Wednesday, April 5th

The SHEEO State Authorization Website: The Where, Why, and How to Update It

Institutional Ownership Structures, Changes to Such Structures, and Regulatory Implications of Such Changes

We’re Way Past the “Easy Stuff”–The Continuing Evolution of SARA

Evolution of Investigations Concerning Proprietary Schools

Conference Program

Sunday, April 2
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.       NASASPS Board and Committee Meetings
3:00 – 7:00 p.m.      Conference Registration Open
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.      Speed Networking
5:45 – 6:45 p.m.      First Time Attendee and State Administrator Reception
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.    Opening Reception & Welcome

Monday, April 3
8:00 a.m.                Registration
8:45 – 9:00 a.m.     Opening Remarks & Conference Welcome
9:00- 10:30 a.m.    Federal Regulations: What will be enforced?
11:00 a.m. – Noon:  Washington Potpourri 
Noon – 1:30 p.m.    Welcome Luncheon
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.     A Proposed Degree Approval Model for Licensed and Regulated Fields
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.   State Regulator Q & A
4:15 – 5:00 p.m.   NASASPS Business Meetings (open to all members)

6:30-8:30 Reception at CastlePost

Tuesday, April 4

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  WCET/State Authorization Network (SAN) Mini-Camp
8:00 – 9:30 a.m.    Breakfast Sessions:

  • Regulator and Accreditor Breakfast Meeting
  • Attendee Networking Breakfast

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.   Concurrent Sessions:

  • Financial Statements & Financial Stability- A Regulators Review
  • Alternative Tuition Resources Opportunities

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Data Analysis
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.     Concurrent Sessions:

  • School Closures In Kentucky – Lessons Learned
  • The Right Stuff: How to Develop an Effective Technology Solution and Institutional Examples

3:00– 4:00 p.m.   The State of Gainful Employment: Current and Future Challenges for Schools
4:15– 5:00 p.m.   NASASPS Annual Meeting (open to regular members only)
4:15- 5:00 p.m.   WCET/State Authorization Network (SAN) Business Meeting

Wednesday, April 5

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.   The SHEEO State Authorization Website: The Where, Why, and How to Update It
9:30  – 10:30 a.m.  Institutional Ownership Structures, Changes to Such Structures, and Regulatory Implications of Such Changes
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions:

  • We’re Way Past the “Easy Stuff” – The Continuing Evolution of SARA
  • Conducting Fair and Legal Investigations