Message from TASFAA President:

Hi TASFAA Members! Happy New Year to you all! We are well into our 2022-2023 TASFAA year and are excited about the year! At the October 2022 conference, I discussed my goals for TASFAA this year which are listed below.

1)     Continue to strengthen the transparency of TASFAA’s financial operations

2)     Facilitate procedures are in place and on the TASFAA website for each committee to ensure a smooth transition from year to year.

3)     Continue to provide timely and relevant professional development and training opportunities for our members.

4)     To stay informed on upcoming changes related to FAFSA Simplification and provide information to our members.

5)     Continue to be a resource to educate legislators during the upcoming legislative session

As folks in the financial aid community, we serve such an important function in helping students reach their higher education goals. No matter what role you play in the financial aid office, we are all working together to help students. TASFAA is here to support its members and we hope you can take advantage of some of the training and professional development opportunities this year. If you have any feedback on additional ways TASFAA can support you, I would love to hear them ([email protected]).

Dede Gonzales

TASFAA President 2022-2023


2023 Happening Now:

FREE Regional Training Registration OPEN:

El Paso - February 7th at El Paso Community College

Rio Grande Valley - February 16th at Texas Southmost College

DFW - February 22nd at Collin College (Frisco Campus)

Houston - March 2nd at United Way Center

Lubbock - March 8th at Lubbock Christian University

Austin - March 30th at ACC Highland Campus

 

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About TASFAA

TASFAA Mission Statement

The Texas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (TASFAA) advances student access to higher education by providing professional development for its diverse members, advocating for informed public policies, and facilitating forums on financial aid topics.

TASFAA Vision Statement

TASFAA will serve as an exemplar for promoting student access and success in higher education while also providing excellent professional development opportunities for its members.

TASFAA Diversity and Inclusiveness Statement

TASFAA is firmly committed to fostering a warm, open environment for Financial Aid Professionals, as our membership is comprised of many intersecting identities that make us unique individuals. We strive to eliminate discrimination including, but not limited to: race, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age or veteran status. Additionally, we embrace the cultural, political, social class and religious affiliations of our members, as those differences allow us to best serve the vastly diverse student community in the State of Texas.

Established in 1967, TASFAA serves multiple roles including:

  • Encouraging students to pursue higher education.
  • Promoting student financial aid programs in the post-secondary institutions of the state.
  • Facilitating communication, activities, services and professional development among constituencies involved in student financial aid administration in the state.
  • Inspiring professional competencies in the field of student financial aid administration.
  • Motivating innovation and creativity in the financial aid field to span all cohorts.

 

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