Training and Workshops

Requests to host a Tuesday @ 2 training can be made by any current member or committee. The training committee request that the following steps be followed when requesting a training session and date.
1. Please check the date on the EASFAA calendar to verify if the date is free of other activities. 
2. Please have requested date, session topic/title, description, presenter, and presenter bio information ready upon requesting the training.
3. Complete the Training Session Request Form found below. Once submitted the Tuesday @ 2 chairs will review your request and be in touch.

Training Session Request Form

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Professional Judgement - hosted by CAPFAA

This session is open to all. EASFAA membership would be required in order to take the credential exam.

Presenter: Naglaa Gaafar Rego, CAGS, MA, FAAC® Coordinator of SAP Initiatives, Community College of Rhode Island

Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Elicit Brewing Company, 165 Adams Street, Manchester, CT 06042

This session will provide you with the meaning, purpose, and underlying principles of professional judgement (PJ); areas of financial aid administration to which PJ is applied; and general documentation requirements applicable when exercising PJ. 

The key concepts you will learn in this lesson include:

  • Statutory authority
  • Definition of PJ
  • Unusual circumstances
  • Special circumstances
  • Purpose and principles of PJ
  • PJ policies and procedures
  • PJ triggers
  • Areas of PJ; areas where PJ does not apply
  • Role of PJ documentation; types of PJ documentation
  • PJ during a disaster, emergency, or economic downturn

2 Credentials - hosted by Tri-State

These sessions are open to all. EASFAA membership would be required in order to take the credential exam.

Presenter: Catherine Boscher-Murphy, Montclair State University

Application Process

Date: Tuesday, July 16
Time: 8:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Salisbury University

The key concepts you will learn in this lesson include:

• Federal Student Aid Estimator
• Supplemental forms or applications;
• FAFSA on the Web;
• FAA Access to CPS Online;
• EDExpress: Application Processing Module
• FAFSA Demo System;
• Renewal Process
• Federal Student Aid ID

Student Eligibility

Date: Tuesday, July 16
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Salisbury University

Understand the importance of establishing a student’s eligibility for Title IV aid; recognize that student eligibility criteria are both general and program specific; and learn the categories into which the general student eligibility criteria fall.

The key concepts you will learn in this lesson:

• Student eligibility
• General eligibility criteria
• Database matches
• Monitoring eligibility
• Conflicting information
• Program-specific eligibility criteria

 When registering, select which session or both of these sessions if you wish to attend.



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