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New Aid Officers Workshop 

Sunday, April 16, 2023 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Central

at the Conference Hotel

Franklin Marriott Cool Springs

700 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin TN 37067

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The New Aid Officers Workshop(NAOW)is a pre-conference workshop designed as a crash-course for those new to the financial aid world. This all-day workshop covers both federal and state aid programs, rules and regulations, and also gives attendees the opportunity to network with both TASFAA Executive Board members and Mid-Level Management Workshop attendees during meals and breaks.

Registration is $65, which includes both breakfast and lunch.

Tentative Agenda

7:30-8:30am Breakfast

8:30-9:15am  Federal Program Basics: A brief overview of federal programs, terminology, criteria for eligibility, need based vs non need based aid.

9:15-10:00am How to Learn What you Don't Know: Find meaning in comment codes and when/how to resolve them along with an introduction to NASFAA resources and where to find federal policy

10:00-10:15am  Break with Mid-Level Management Workshop attendees

10:15-11:00am Understanding Professional Judgement: What are the different types of professional judgements (PJs) and when it's appropriate to use them

11:00-11:30am Question and Answer

11:30am-12:15pm Lunch with the TASFAA Executive Board and Mid-Level Management Workshop attendees

12:15-1:00pm  TN Promise/TN Reconnect

1:00-1:30pm State Programs (TSAA)

1:30-2:00pm  Break with Mid-Level Management Workshop attendees

2:00-2:30pm  State Programs (cont.)

2:30-3:15pm State Grant & Scholarship Programs (TELS)

3:15-3:30pm Closing with Q&A

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