Tools And Resources For Financial Aid Professionals Presented by: Kamia Mwango, Technical Coordinator/Acting Director Santa Fe College.

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Tools And Resources For
Financial Aid Professionals
Presented by: Kamia Mwango,
Technical Coordinator/Acting Director
Santa Fe College
IFAP
• iLibrary
– FSA Handbook!!!
– Publications by Program Type,
Function Type Or Document
Type
• Tools for Schools
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COD Computer-Based Training
Conference Presentations
EDExpress Online Training
Computer Based Trainings
FAFSA Social Media Tools
Financial Literacy Guidance
FSA Assessments
FSA Coach
ISIR Analysis Tool
Net Price Calculator
• Processing Resources
– COD
– FAFSA & SAR
– NSLDS
• Training
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Topic Catalog
E-Learning Catalog
Instructor-Led Training Catalog
Past Presentations Catalog
• What’s New
– One Stop Shop For All Updates
Posted Within Past 14 Days
Office Of Student Financial Assistance
(OSFA)
• State Grants and
Scholarships
– Comprehensive Website
– Dedicated OSFA Outreach
Representative
– Program Administration
Training
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Webinar
Via Memorandum
Via Website
Via Outreach
Representative
• Florida State Financial
Assistance Statutes
• State Board of Education
Rules
• Statistical Reports
– Annual Report to the
Commissioner
– End of Year Reports
– Bright Futures
Financial Aid toolkit
• Learn about Financial Aid
– Basics of Federal Student
Aid
– FAFSA
– Loan Repayment
• Outreach Resources
– Tips On Hosting Events
• Reaching Your Target
Demographic
• How To Effectively Market
Your Event
– Sample Presentations
• Training Resources
– Federal Student Aid
– Links to State Agency and
Nongovernment
Organization
– National Training for
Counselors and Mentors
(NT4CM)
• Tools and Resources
– Search By File Type,
Audience, Topic And
More!
Professional Associations
FASFAA
• Training
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Regional Workshops
New Aid Officers Workshop
Clock Hour Workshop
Annual Conference
Leadership Experience
Volunteer Opportunities
Bulletin and Job Board
Listserv
SASFAA
• Training
– Annual Conference
– New Aid Officers Workshop
• Job Postings
• Listserv
• Volunteer Opportunities
Professional Associations Cont.
NASFAA
• Compliance Resources for
Financial Aid Professionals
– NASFAA Code of Conduct
(revised 7/2015)
– AskRegs
• Counseling Tools
– Financial Aid Night Event Kit
– Spanish Language Resources
– Foster Youth and Homeless
Students
– Assisting Students in Special
Circumstances
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Training
– Online (NASFAA University,
CORE: Fundamentals
Curriculum for Beginners, and
MORE!)
– On Campus
– In My Area
– National Conference
• Speaker Mentor Directory
Specialized Sites/Services
FSA Pubs
• Publication Ordering
– Requires Login
• Materials
– Print
– PDF
FSA Training
• Fsatraining.info
– User Account Required
• Topics
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Required Training
Basic Title IV Training
Webinars & Workshops
Training By Topics
Systems Training
State-Sponsored Resources
Mapping Your Future
• Online Counseling
– Entrance
– Exit
– Other Topics
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Prepare For College
Pay For College
Manage Your Money
Explore Careers
Mapping Xpress
Verification Worksheets
Training
– Webinars
• Education Materials
Navigating Your Financial Future
• FREE Materials and
Publications
– Online
– Print
• Training
– Students
– Schools
– Partners
• CGS!Florida
Financial Literacy
Fincert.org
Other Financial Literacy Sites
• Certified Personal Finance
Counselor
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– Allows financial counselors to
assist clients w/ establishing
personal budgets, evaluating
debt, setting financial goals,
and developing a plan
• Certified Educator in Personal
Finance
– Allows financial educators
working in a group setting to
teach clients to establish
personal budgets, evaluate
debt, set financial goals and
develop plans
$ALT (SALT.org)
CashCourse.org
JumpStart.org
MyMoney.gov
Cheapscholar.org
NerdWallet.com
360financialliteracy.org
National Center For Education Statistics
• Nces.ed.gov
– NCES fulfills Congressional mandate to collect, collate,
analyze, and report complete statistics on the
condition of American education; conduct and publish
reports; and review and report on education activities
internationally
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IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System)
Publication and Products
Surveys and Programs
Data and Tools
Fast Facts
School Search
News and Events
Tech Tools
• Office Productivity
– Office Suite (word
processing, spreadsheets,
etc.)
– Document Management
– Signature Management
– CutePDF / Adobe PDF
• Client/Student Service
– Document/Signature
Management
– Call Management Software
• Collaboration
– Store, sync and share
documents online
– SharePoint, OneDrive
– Dropbox, Google Docs
• Time/Task Management
– Email / calendar product
(Outlook, Gmail)
– Boomerang, Producteev
• Other
– Password Manager
(Roboform)
Discussion: What tools do you use?
Contact Info:
Kamia Mwango
[email protected]
352-395-5018