WCET's 28th Annual Meeting

Manager of State Authorization
Western Governors University
Tyson Heath is the manager of State Authorization for Western Governors University (WGU), working out of the Salt Lake City headquarters. He has been with the university for five years working out of the Compliance and Accreditation department. He maintains the University ‘s operation in all 50 states and territories by completing state authorization applications and renewals for 30 plus states a year. In addition to state authorization, he has authored accreditation reports for the Council of Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), and Utah State Office of Education (USOE). He maintains the University catalog and oversees the submission of federal student and employee reporting, Clery Act and Student Consumer Guide are just a couple to name.