The Month of MASFAA kicks off October 1! In lieu of an in-person conference, MASFAA holds its first only virtual conference this month. Register for the full event at https://masfaaweb.org/conference/register.
Known as the "World's Cleanest Comedian and Speaker," Kent Rader helps people and associations learn and experience how laughter matters in reducing stress and building quality organizations. Kent graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri with a B.S. in Accounting. He survived five years in public accounting and twelve years as C.F.O. and C.E.O. of hospitals before becoming a professional speaker in 1997. Kent has authored the stress reduction book titled Let It Go, Just Let It Go and co-stars with Jan McInnis in the Baby Boomer Comedy Show, Clean Comedy for People Born Before Seat Belts, Safety Helmets, and Facebook. He has been heard on NPR's Talk of the Nation, Sirius Satellite radio and Kent is the winner of the Branson Comedy Festival. He has been seen on Comcast's comedy show, Who's Laughing Now and his clean, stand-up comedy DVD-CD titled Kent Rader: The Grand Wizard of Comedy was released on August 11, 2014. You may also hear his daily podcast called Laughter Matters on your Amazon Echo, Google Home, iTunes, or Spotify.
Month of MASFAA: NASFAA Update
Join MASFAA colleagues for an update from the NASFAA staff to learn more about what's happening in the Beltway. Conference registration is required.
Month of MASFAA: Town Hall
Join MASFAA colleagues for a virtual town-hall event. Conference registration is required.
Month of MASFAA: Implicit Bias
Implicit bias affects us without our conscious knowledge. Join others to learn more about implicit bias, why it matters, and how to manage it. Conference registration is required.
Month of MASFAA: Professional Judgment: A Deep Dive
MASFAA is pleased to present an informative, engaging training series for new aid officers by providing you access to the NASFAA New Aid Officer Virtual Training.
For a $25 per person registration fee, any MASFAA member or non-member can join training sessions held by NASFAA staff, followed by networking and conversation led by MASFAA members.
The NASFAA New Aid Officer Webinars are two-hour sessions each morning and afternoon Monday, October 19 – Thursday, October 22. With eight webinars total, we encourage participation the whole week or you can pick the session(s) that work best for you.
The webinar topics are:
The Financial Aid Programs
Finding Answers/How to Research
Cost of Attendance
Register today! Additional instructions to register for the NASFAA sessions of your choice will be contained in your registration confirmation email.
The third Wednesday of October is a special day set aside to celebrate and recognize the contribution of all financial aid professionals across the United States for helping students make their college-going dreams a reality. Thank you for your hard work for students!