KASFAA Oz-Sociated Press, Fall 2001
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NASFAA Offers New "Best Practices" Symposium
for Experiences Aid Administrators

by Mindy Kaplan Eline, NASFAA

Washington, D.C. (October 11, 2001) The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) today announced a new training opportunity that will explore critical issues facing financial aid professionals.

"In Search of Best Practices A NASFAA Symposium" will be offered to Association Members in Spring 2002.

The Symposium will showcase experts who will lead discussions on:

  • Enrollment Management, including packaging philosophies, leveraging, and balancing the bottom line;

  • Legal Issues, including labor issues and personal liability; and

  • E-Commerce Customer Service, including Web-based services for students, parents and aid administrators, as well as e-communication strategies.

The subject matter will be targeted towards intermediate and advanced financial aid administrators who have high competency levels in the nuts and bolts aspect of each subject area.

The Symposium, to be offered at three or four sites around the country and run approximately a day and a half, promises to be a wonderful opportunity to collectively delve into national topics of concern, learn from the experiences of others, share ideas, and have philosophical and ethical discussions on current issues.

Look for more information at www.NASFAA.org later this year on the specifics of the Symposium, including dates and locations. Please note that this Symposium will be offered in addition to NASFAA's regular Spring Training.

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) is a nonprofit membership organization that represents more than 10,000 financial aid professionals at more than 3,000 colleges, universities and career schools across the country. Based in Washington, D.C., NASFAA is the only national association with a primary focus on student aid legislation, regulatory analysis and professional development for financial aid administrators. Each year, Members help more than 8 million students receive funding for postsecondary education.

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