On September 28, 2015 Illinois State University became an institutional participant in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) initiative.
Generally, internships, professional practices, and field experiences can be completed in SARA participant states subject to the following two stipulations:
If the proposed internship, placement or clinical experience in a SARA-participating state does not meet those requirements, please contact Amy Hurd.
Important note: SARA has no effect on state professional licensing requirements which are considered separate from any degree approval. Illinois State courses and programs meet licensure requirements in Illinois only. Licensure in other states is regulated by each individual state.
Most states now participate in SARA. However, for the most up-to-date information, please consult the NC-Sara website.
The following states do not participate in SARA or have specific conditions:
Non-Illinois residents who have concerns about instruction, pedagogy, technology, or other issues should refer to the complaint resolution site.