The Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (FASFAA) is a not-for-profit educational corporation comprised of over 700 financial aid professionals. These individuals represent all sectors of the financial aid community, including post-secondary institutions in Florida, lending institutions, state governmental agencies, loan servicing agencies, and other organizations that support financial aid administration.
USA Funds webinar: "Managing Multiple Cohorts: An Action Plan for Student Loan Repayment Success:
Successful default prevention programs address multiple cohort years. Join USA Funds® for a free, one-hour webcast about practical default management steps you can take to address the 2012-2015 cohort years and beyond. You’ll also learn how Shaw University established an effective default management plan.
This webinar will help you understand the importance of analyzing your borrowers as well as provide a clear understanding of the challenge options available with regards to your draft Cohort Default Rate. Plus, we’ll cover some key questions to ask yourself when determining whether or not you should challenge. Finally, we’ll discuss the process of creating or updating a default prevention plan along with hearing best practices and mistakes to avoid, including suggestions on activities and timing.
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm CST
Education Credit Management Corp. webinar: Incorrect Data Challenge
This webinar is another opportunity for you to lower your FY 2012 three-year cohort default rate (CDR). The cohort tracking periods have closed and in February 2015, your school will receive its draft CDR from the U.S. Department of Education. You will be given 45 days to review this data for accuracy and submit an appeal to change any incorrect data. This appeal is referred to as an Incorrect Data Challenge (IDC). Please join ECMC for an informative webcast where they will walk you through the process of submitting a successful IDC appeal—possibly lowering your official FY 2012 CDR. The tools and advice they offer will help you quickly achieve maximum results.
February 18th, 2015 10:00am PST February 25th, 2015 10:00am PST March 2nd, 2015 1:00pm PST
National Training for Counselors & Mentors (NT4CM)
Sponsored by OSFA, the National Training for Counselors and Mentors (NT4CM) provides freetraining and support for any individual who advises students and their families on how to fund education beyond high school. Professional trainers provide comprehensive up‐to‐date information regarding federal and state student aid programs, scholarship searches, and financial aid fraud. Participants learn how to access freeresources such as fact sheets, brochures, and PowerPoint presentations to help them help their students.