WFAA holds regular training to discuss topics and issues, to keep members apprised of new developments in the profession, and to facilitate training and networking of its members. Information about past training is available by visiting the Archives section of the website.

July 22nd - St. Martin's University    July 24th - Gonzaga University

Cost: $75.00 for training event and 14/15 WFAA Membership
    (Training Event Only - $35.00)

9 - 9:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, Agenda Overview
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Washington State Student Aid Update
Steve Thorndill, Associate Director for Training and Compliance, Washington Student Achievement Council
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Direct Loan - SULA 150% Limit/Loan Repayment Options
Chuck Hirman, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Loans School Support Team
11:45 - 1 p.m. Lunch inculded -Customer Service Research Presentation
Sarah Everitt, Associate Director, Gonzaga University
1 - 2 p.m. Implementing the New Way of Verifying
Abril Hunt , NASFAA Credentialed and Regional WASFAA Trainer, will provide an overview of the new verification requirements. Following her presentation, there will be time for schools to share their processes with each other.
2 - 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 - 3:30 p.m. Federal Update Training Office
U.S. Department of Education, Region X


Upcoming Conferences:

WASFAA 2014 Annual Conference
Silver Legacy Resort
Reno, Nevada
April 13-15, 2014

The dates and location have been set for WASFAA's 2014 Conference and the conference committee will begin working on what promises to be an excellent training opportunity!

The WASFAA website, listserv, blog and newsletter will keep you informed of the most up to date information. If you have comments, suggestions or questions feel free to contact:

Sandi Guidry
Conference Chair

2014 NASFAA Conference
Music City Center
Nashville, Tennessee
June 29 - July 2, 2014

The NASFAA National Conference is the premier event serving the student financial aid community. Nearly 3,000 student aid professionals from across the nation attend the NASFAA National Conference each year to teach, learn, network, and share best practices.

Housing and registration will open in early January 2014.

Other Training Opportunities:


Nowhere else can you get the depth and breadth of the professional development opportunities that NASFAA offers. Every year, NASFAA provide 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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