Distance Education and Innovation Regulatory Webinars – Recordings and Transcripts

Publication Date
June 09, 2021
DCL ID
ANN-21-07
Subject
Distance Education and Innovation Regulatory Webinars – Recordings and Transcripts
Summary
The Department announces the availability of recordings and transcripts for live regulatory webinars related to the Distance Education and Innovation regulations.

Dear Colleague:

This letter notifies institutions that the Office of Postsecondary Education and Federal Student Aid have made available slides, recordings, and transcripts for three live webinars providing an overview of the Distance Education and Innovation regulations, which were published on September 2, 2020 and will be effective July 1, 2021 (unless early implemented by institutions).

You may access the slides, recordings, and transcripts for these presentations at two separate locations: 1) OPE’s Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education 2018-19 website or 2) the FSA Training Center.

OPE’s Negotiated Rulemaking Website

The training materials are available at OPE’s Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education 2018-19 and can be accessed by scrolling to the bottom of that page.

Resources for each presentation may be found on OPE’s website at the links below:

  • Satisfactory Academic Progress and Return of Title IV Funds
    Presented by David Bartnicki (FSA) and Aaron Washington (OPE) Monday, April 12, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. (EST)
         Slides
         Recording
         Transcript

  • Distance Education and Institutional Eligibility
    Presented by Greg Martin (OPE) and David Musser (FSA) Monday, April 26, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. (EST)
         Slides
         Recording
         Transcript

  • Subscription-Based Programs
    Presented by Greg Martin (OPE) and David Musser (FSA) Monday, May 10, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. (EST)
         Slides
         Recording
         Transcript

FSA Training Center

Slides, recordings, and transcripts for the webinars are also available in the FSA Training Center located at https://fsatraining.ed.gov.

To access the training, log in to the FSA Training Center with your username and password. After logging in, select “Recorded Training” from the main menu bar. From the drop-down menu that appears, choose “Training Videos”, then select the “Policy Guidance Videos” icon on the main course page, and choose the video you want to watch. If this is the first time you have watched a video in the Training Videos area, you will first need to select "Start Here" before you are directed to the main course page.

Note: If you do not have a username and password for the FSA Training Center, scroll to the bottom of the login page and click the "Create new account" button and follow the instructions to create a username and password.

Contact

Please submit questions related to the subject matter covered in these presentations or the implementation of the new regulatory provisions to FSA’s Partner Connect Help Center at https://fsapartners.ed.gov/help-center/contact-customer-support. When submitting questions related to the topics covered in the regulatory webinars, please select the topic: “FSA Ask-A-FED/Policy.”

Sincerely,

Office of Postsecondary Education