Conference Agenda

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MASFAA CONFERENCE 2017 – AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE
DAY 1 – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, 2017

7:30 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration
9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. Conference Welcome
● Charity – “Compass Working Capital”
● NASFAA Update
● EASFAA Update
Block 1 10:05 -11:05
“You Mean I’m Not Your ONLY School?” “Student Development Theory: Lighting the Way for the Work that We Do” Verification Update -FSA *New professionals “Enrollment Management: When They Don’t Come, Where Are They Going?”
11:05-11:20 Break
Block 2 11:20-12:20
“Vendor Audits & Relationship Management” “Become A Public Service Loan Forgiveness Expert To Assist Your Employees, Students, And Alumni” “Overcoming Cultural Obstacles: How to Support Student Identities” *New professionals “Social Media Pitfalls”
12:20-1:50 Lunch/Keynote Address: Rodney Mondor, Dean of Students at the University of Southern Maine
Block 3 2:15-3:15
“Financial Literacy Fun!” *New professionals “Working with Undocumented Youth- DACA” “Life Delayed: The Impact of Student Loans on Daily Lives of Young Americans” “2018-2019 FAFSA and the IRS DRT Updates”
Block 4 3:30-4:30
Communication and Listening Skills
Would You Read Your Own Website?
Conflicting Information, Income Verification Oddities and Other Challenges *New professionals
Leadership Session with Tony Erwin and Kelly Morrissey
4:30-5:30 Cocktail Reception
5:30 – 7:00 President’s Reception
7:00-9:00 Entertainment in the Pell Grant Pub!

 

 

DAY 2 – WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15th, 2017

7:30am – 9:00am Breakfast
7:30am – 10:00 am Registration
Block 5 9:05-10:05
“What Do Faculty, Advisors, Deans and Registrars Need to Know About Financial Aid?” “Cyber Security for Title IV Schools-How Being A “Financial Institution” Changes the Paradigm” “Ask a Credit Union” *New professionals “Negotiated Rulemaking: Being in the Room Where It Happens”
10:05-10:15 Break with Snack
Block 6 10:15-11:15
“Making Your Case: Creating Successful Budget Requests” “Model T(eamwork) in the Aid Office” *New professionals “Higher Education Hot Topic – Title IX –it’s not just about women’s soccer” “Advocacy – It’s not just a Federal Thing”
Block 7 11:25-12:25
“Financial Aid Jeopardy” *New professionals “A View Into Today’s Private Student Loans” Verification Update – FSA (repeat session) “Using technology to increase financial literacy”
12:35-1:50 Lunch/Federal Update with FSA
● Charity Raffle
● Strategic Plan Update
● Business Meeting