TENTATIVE CONFERENCE AGENDA 

This tentative conference agenda may change - presenters, descriptions and titles may be adjusted.

TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021

8:45 am - 9:00 am Presenter/Moderator Meeting via Teams
9:00 am- 9:30 am FASFAA Morning Social

Virtual morning start with your FASFAA Colleagues

9:30 am - 12:15 pm New & Intermediate Aid Officer Event
11:00 am- 12:45 pm Virtual Exhibit Area Open
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Opening Session- Federal Update

Trey Harrison | Federal Student Aid

3:00 pm- 4:30 pm Virtual Exhibit Area Open
3:00 pm- 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Professional Judgement: How the University of West Alabama changed their policy, protocol, and procedures to tackle an increase with the help of PJ Advisor and Inceptia
  • Clock Hour Basics | Bridget Mcguire, FA Solutions
  • It's All Academic: Lessons from the Registrar's Office
  • Top NASFAA Ask Regs Questions | Dana Kelly, NASFAA
4:15 pm- 4:30 pm  Break
4:30 pm- 5:30 pm  Opening Day Networking Fun!

 


 

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Region Color Day! Wear Your Region Colors.

I-Blue, II- Yellow, III- Green, IV-Red, V-Purple 

8:30 am- 9:00 am FASFAA Morning Social

Virtual morning start with your FASFAA Colleagues

9:00 am- 11:30 am

Virtual Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 am- 10:00 am

Concurrent Sessions

  • Intersectionality: Understanding Student Identity and the Impact on Student Service
  • Clock Hour Overview | Bridget McGuire, FA Solutions
  • Business of Diversity & Inclusion
  • What you need to know about Immigration-Citizenship Eligibility?
10:00 am- 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am- 11:15 am

Concurrent Sessions

  • The FISAP and Campus-Based Programs: Embracing the Process
  • Best Practices in Serving Students Remotely
  • Conflicting Information (Trey Harrison, Federal Student Aid)
11:15 am- 11:30 am

Break

11:30 am- 12:30 pm

Lunch and Learn

12:30 pm- 1:30 pm

FASFAA Business Meeting

1:30 pm- 1:45 pm

Break

1:45 pm- 5:00 pm

Virtual Exhibit Hall Open

1:45 pm- 2:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • How To Engage With Your Students Better Than Tik Tok
  • Advanced Clock Hours | Cathy Coker, Suncoast Technical Ed Center
  • Planning Your Career | Dana Kelly, NASFAA         
  • How Messages Effect and Reflect Mental Health: Communication in the Work Place
2:45 pm- 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Managing and Protecting Your Credit
  • Transient and Study Abroad Process for Financial Aid
  • Missed Opportunities and Abandoned Ambitions: Understanding and Combating Student Melt
4:00 pm- 4:30 pm

Break

4:30 pm- 5:30 pm

Birds of a Feather

  • Clock Hour "Ask a Colleague" Best Practices | Teriann Wright, Orange Technical College and Tiffany Randolph, Lively Technical College
  • Community Colleges- Best Practices
  • Public- Best Practices and Share Ideas
  • Private- Best Practices and Share Ideas
  • Graduate and Professional- Best Practices
 

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Spirit Day! Wear clothing that represents your school/company

8:00 am- 8:30 am FASFAA Morning Social

Virtual morning start with you FASFAA Colleagues

8:30 am- 10:00 am

General Session

  • NASFAA Update | Justin Draeger, NASFAA
  • SASFAA Update
  • OSFA Update | Peter Hernandez, FLDOE
10:00 am- 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am- 1:15 pm 

Virtual Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 am- 11:30 am

Concurrent Session

  • The Power of Disaggregated Data
  • Financial Aid Compliance & Operations for Clock Hours Made Easy!
  • The Care and Feeding of Your Career
  • Complex Verification Scenarios | Dana Kelly, NASFAA
11:30 am- 1:15 pm

Lunch and Learn

1:15 pm- 1:30 pm

Break

1:30 pm- 2:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Coaching the Underperforming Employee
  • Scholarships- Finding Free Money for Graduate School
  • TBD
2:00 pm- 3:45 pm

Virtual Exhibit Area Open

2:30 pm- 2:45 pm

Break

2:45 pm- 3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions

  • Don't Take The Bait- Simple Tips and Tricks to Protect Your Staff from Common Hacks & Scams
  • Introduction to Research in Financial Aid
  • Major Changes in R2T4 Impacting Modules (effective July 1,2021)
3:45 pm- 4:00 pm

Transition Break

4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

FASFAA Awards Ceremony

5:00 pm- 6:00 pm FASFAA Unwind!

Network With Your FASFAA Colleagues

 

Friday, June 4, 2021

8:45 am- 9:15 am FASFAA Morning Social

Virtual morning start with you FASFAA Colleagues

9:15 am- 10:45 am

General Session

Combating Title IV Fraud | Robert Wolfe, USDOE, Office of Inspector General

10:45 am- 11:15 am

FASFAA Business Meeting (continued)

11:15 am- 11:30 am

Break

11:30 am- 12:00 pm

Closing

 

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Please take advantage of the extended breaks throughout this agenda to spend time with our Business Partners in the Exhibit Area who support our conference.

THANK YOU TO ALL THE VOLUNTEER PRESENTERS FOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE SUCCESS OF FASFAA's TRAINING EVENTS!