High School Counselor's Training

The Financial Aid Toolkit provides federal student aid information and outreach tools for counselors, college access professionals, nonprofit mentors, and other advisors. This website is maintained by the Department of Education and offers many tools to help Counselors and mentors help students apply for financial aid.

This video from TEA provides additional information about the FAFSA/TASFA completion requirements for High School Seniors in Texas.   


TASFAA'S Toolkit

TASFAA's Early Awareness committee has put together a TASFAA toolkit for TASFAA member institutions who wish to provide training to Guidance Counselors and other related parties. The toolkit contains all manner of outreach communications, presentation slides, and more! 

 2021-2022 FAFSA (English)
 2021-2022 FAFSA (Spanish)
 2021-2022 FAFSA On the Web Worksheet (English)
 2021-2022 FAFSA On the Web Worksheet (Spanish)
 2021-2022 Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College
 2021-2022 Am I Dependent or Independent
 High School Counselors Workshop Agenda Template
 Welcome Letter to Host Schools
 FSA Financial Aid Bootcamp FAFSA slide deck
 Financial Aid and Undocumented Students
 Financial Aid Terms Glossary
 Full FSA Toolkit Resources (fact sheets, videos, infographics, PowerPoints, sample tweets, and other resources from FSA)
 2021-2022 TASFA (English)
 2021-2022 TASFA (Spanish)
 TASFAA Presentation Slides (You will need to edit the last slide to include your contact information)
 TASFAA Training Evaluation form (Send completed forms to Early Awareness Committee)
 FAFSA Completion by High School (through June 26, 2020)