Members Professional Development
By Melet Leafgreen, Assistant Director,
Loan Programs, Texas Christian University
Below are some professional development activities that are rapidly
approaching. Be sure to participate in those that will provide the type
of information that you need to remain knowledgeable and refreshed!
Professional Development Calendar
Professional Development Anytime
- Recorded Internet Briefings (Webinars) On New
Title IV Student Assistance Legislation And Regulations Now Available
– DCL ID: ANN-07-24 (12/18/2007): internet briefings by Federal
Student Aid's Policy Liaison and Implementation staff related to the
College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA) and the recently published
final rules affecting the Title IV student assistance programs. These
Recordings will be available at these links until March 5, 2008. Please
stay tuned for the release of Pod Casts of these events as well. No
registration is required to view these briefings.
Policies & Procedures Tools show how to create and
maintain a policies and procedures manual for the proper administration
of student financial aid in an electronic age. The Tools
include a user-friendly electronic template for a Policies &
Procedures Manual and a wide array of other aids for formulating,
implementing, evaluating, and revising policies and procedures. It's
a well-stocked toolbox to help build a financial aid foundation.
- Visit Federal
Student Aid's Training for Financial Aid Professionals (TFAP)
website – contains information on current and future
training activities and learning resources.
Coach – A free, web-based, computer-based training
(CBT) program from the U.S. Department of Education. It is a comprehensive
introductory course that teaches the concepts and procedures involved
in managing federal student aid (FSA) programs authorized under Title
IV of the Higher Education Act.
- LearnStudentAid.org is NASFAA's one-of-a-kind
learning community on the Web for financial aid professionals. All
course content is developed and updated by NASFAA. LearnStudentAid.org
also relies on the best practices of online learning, which have been
developed and shared by higher education institutions, associations,
agencies, and corporations. To see what's so different about LearnStudentAid.org
from other online courses, visit LearnStudentAid.org. A complete list
of current course offerings is included below. For more information
on each course, pricing, state discounts, and to register, go to LearnStudentAid.org.
||Overview of the Student Financial
||Cost of Attendance
Aid Advanced Concepts
||FERPA - available now!
||Packaging - available starting in May
||Professional Judgment - available starting
- Recently Recorded NASFAA
Webinars you can view anytime. NASFAA Webinars are the Association's
newest means of delivering high quality, accurate training to members.
Webinars deliver information to you, in your office, via the Internet.
No travel is required and your time commitment is an hour and a half
at most. NASFAA is proud to offer the following Webinars, as a benefit
of membership. There is no additional cost to participate.