Posted Date: May 30, 2014

Author:  Chris Greene, Communications & Outreach Group, Federal Student Aid

Subject: 2014 FSA Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals*

We are pleased to announce the 2014 FSA Training Conference will be held on December 2 –5, at the Georgia World Congress Center located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd, Atlanta, Georgia. The conference will start on Tuesday at approximately 8am and end on Friday at 3pm.

The FSA Training Conference offers premiere hands-on, face-to-face training for financial aid professionals throughout the financial aid community. Information on the 2014 FSA Training Conference is now available at http://fsaconferences.ed.gov.

This year's conference program will focus on topics related to changes in Title IV policies and programs that affect your job and, more importantly, the students you serve. Session topics will include changes to federal regulations, changes to the Clery Act concerning sexual assaults, updates to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA ®), updates to Gainful Employment, Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Limits, Loan Repayment Options, Verification, and Return to Title IV, among others.

Registration and lodging will be available within the coming weeks. For further information regarding the upcoming 2014 FSA Training Conference, please visit our website at http://fsaconferences.ed.gov.

Thank You,

Conference & Outreach Services Team
Federal Student Aid
U.S. Department of Education

* The FSA Training Conference is a series of training and technical assistance programs provided by the Department of Education for higher education financial aid professionals charged with administering the Title IV student financial assistance programs on their campuses. These programs annually provide more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study programs to more than 14 million students attending over 6,000 participating schools. Proper training of the institutions responsible for packaging and disbursing these funds helps ensure the integrity of the Title IV programs and reduces incidence of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement in these programs.

   

End of Page