National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

Nowhere else can you get the depth and breadth of the professional development opportunities that NASFAA offers. Every year, NASFAA provides a wide variety of programs for experienced, intermediate, and beginning financial aid officers. Visit their website for more information on potential training events and opportunities.

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K-12 Staff and Counselor Training

Western Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (WASFAA)

As the regional professional organization for the western states, WASFAA's mission is to promote financial aid awareness and educational opportunities for students by providing professional development opportunities for its members. WASFAA's eight states and territories are comprised of Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and the Pacific Islands.

Regular training events include:

  • WASFAA Annual Conference
  • Sister Dale Brown Summer Institute
  • Jerry R. Sims Management & Leadership Institute
  • Various state pre-conference trainings

For additional information on regional training opportunities and annual conference events, click HERE to visit WASFAA's website. Additional membership to WASFAA may be required to attend trainings.