FASFAA Mission, Vision and Values



The purpose of FASFAA is to develop and maintain professional standards of financial aid administration, to promote cooperation and communication among its members, and to promote and endorse student financial aid programs that are consistent with good professional practice.

The programs and services that support the purpose of FASFAA are designed to:

  1. Enhance the professional competency of financial aid administrators, high school guidance counselors, and others concerned with the support and administration of financial aid through regular publications, workshops, conferences, research and training materials.
  2. Facilitate communication between educational institutions and sponsors of student financial aid funds through an exchange of ideas, information and experience.
  3. Promote an awareness of financial aid to students, parents, the secondary and post-secondary education community, and to other groups that may be identified.

 Vision elements: 

  • Be a recognized leader in providing professional development, networking, advocacy, resources, and engagement for members
  • Serve the financial aid professional and advance the financial aid profession
  • Support students, institutions, and communities in Florida to promote values and benefits of postsecondary education

 Values elements: 

  • Relevance
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Collegiality
  • Mentorship and Networking
  • Professional Development
  • Outreach and Advocacy
  • Effective Governance and Stewardship of Resources