Interest Sessions

Monday, June 24, 2019

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

8:30 AM-9:30 AM

"It Depends..."
Moderator: Vicki Kucera
Speakers: James Broscheit and Mary Sommers

A Conversation With Senate Education Committee Staff
Moderator: Justin Draeger
Speaker: Bryce McKibben

Administering Title IV Aid for Transfer Students
Moderator: Gena Boling
Speaker: David Bartnicki

Beyond Tuition: Getting to the True Cost of Attendance
Moderator: Laura Keane
Speakers: Pamela W Fowler and Robert Kelchen

Effective Communication Plans for Incoming and Current Graduate Students
Moderator: Emily Osborn
Speakers: Ms. Julie Collins and Anthony Sozzo

Give It to Me Straight! (Or, Consumer Information: What Do I Need to Know?)
Moderator: Robert Muhammad
Speakers: Laura L McClay and Mr. Sherwin Hibbets

Higher Ed’s Leaky Funnel: How Financial Aid Offices Can Be Part of the Solution
Moderator: Amy Glynn
Speakers: Mr. Daniel T Barkowitz, Angela Johnson and Ms. Lynn E. Higinbotham

It's More Than Admissions: Applying Federal Nondiscrimination Laws to Financial Aid Associated With Diversity Goals
Moderator: Megan Coval
Speakers: Mr. Arthur Coleman, Yvonne Romero Da Silva and Kathryn Blaisdell

9:45 AM-10:45 AM

Administering Adds, Drops, and Withdrawals
Moderator: Julie Wonderlin
Speaker: Craig Rorie

Advise Students Where They Are, Not Where You Are, with Evising, Chatbots and Other Futuristic Tools
Moderator: Atia Lindley
Speakers: James Blackburn, Mrs. Heather Wheeler and Brian Weingart

Moving From Financial Literacy to Financial Wellness
Moderator: Brian Drabik
Speakers: Cynthia Gonzalez and Renee Nilsen

Quick Steps to Avoid Tripping Over Compliance
Moderator: Charles Mayfield
Speakers: Lisa Hoskins and Anne Cartwright

Student Reflections About Financial Aid: Pre, During, and Post-College
Moderator: Lomar Osbourne
Speakers: Jacqueline Lin, Anneleissa Coen and Mina Yakubu

Student Voices, School Solutions: Basic Needs as a Prerequisite to Student Success
Moderator: Angela Johnson
Speakers: Deborah Agee, Katherine B Doss and Jeff Webster

Understanding Our Privilege
Moderator: Lori L Vedder
Speaker: Susan Borrego

Warning, Probation, Academic Plans — Oh My!
Moderator: Arthur Young
Speakers: Myra Pfannenstiel, Heather Boutell and Cristi Millard

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Continuous Improvement in the Financial Aid Office
Moderator: Sara Warmbier
Speakers: Kimberly Mugaas and Lizzy Reich

Enrollment Management Tools: Business and Rental Property Tax Returns
Moderator: Karen McCarthy
Speaker: Mr. Robert Weinerman

Enrollment Management: From Theory to the Practical Application of Creating a Strategic Enrollment Plan
Moderator: Celena Tulloss
Speakers: Dr. Chuck Knepfle and Dr. Forrest Stuart

Higher Education Financial Wellness Panel
Moderator: Mr. Bryan M Ashton
Speakers: Philip Schuman, Mr. Bryan M Ashton, Lottia Windham and Karen Serna

Reducing Student Loan Debt: Does the Way We Award Loans Make a Difference?
Moderator: Irene Jasper
Speakers: Andrea M Dinneen, Tom Johnson and Jill Cordell

SULA Misunderstandings & Misreporting
Moderator: Nathanael Lohr
Speaker: Ian Foss

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Enrollment and Compliance Reporting and the National Student Clearinghouse
Moderator: Megan Walter
Speakers: George Levathes and Mr. Joe Roof

Modules and Title IV — Advanced Concepts
Moderator: Karla Weber
Speakers: David Bartnicki and Greg Martin

NASFAA Strategic Planning Listening Session
Speakers: Justin Draeger, Lori L Vedder and Billie Jo Hamilton

Student Employment– Streamlining to the Future
Speakers: Dr. Morgan O'Sullivan and Christina Heritage

Understanding Parent Comprehension and Attitudes About College Costs
Moderator: Dr. Forrest Stuart
Speaker: Dr. Chuck Knepfle

Understanding Undocumented Students
Moderator: James White
Speakers: Angela D. Adams, Mary Booker and Megan Davis

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

8:30 AM-10:00 AM

U.S. Department of Education Federal Update
Speakers: Lynn Mahaffie, Jeff Appel and Mr. Mark A. Brown

10:15 AM-11:15 AM

Administering Disbursements
Moderator: Jennifer Schroeder
Speaker: Craig Rorie

Determining Veteran Status for Financial Aid Purposes
Speakers: Arianna Gray and Mrs. Jacqueline S Grayczyk

Diversity Versus Inclusion: The Who and the How
Moderator: Andrew Hammontree
Speakers: James Brooks, Mrs. Erika Cox and Ms. Jennifer M Bell

How to Get More Involved in the Financial Aid Community
Moderator: Brenda M. Brown
Speakers: Mendy Schmerer and Emily Osborn

Introducing the Roadmap to Effective Emergency Aid: Designing an EA Program That Supports Student Success
Moderator: Megan Walter
Speakers: Ms. Monica Pohlmann, Francisco Valines and Mr. Tim Wold

Recommendations From the Enhancing Loan Counseling Task Force
Moderator: Stephen Payne
Speakers: Brenda Hicks, Mr. Nick G. Kilmer and Rachelle Feldman

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Basics of Determining Academic Calendars
Moderator: Kevin McShane
Speaker: David Bartnicki

Parent PLUS or Minus: Promoting Access or Putting Parents at Risk?
Moderator: Colleen Campbell
Speakers: Carla Fletcher, Kevin Fudge, Justin Chase Chase Brown and Rachel Fishman

Policy Open Forum
Speakers: Justin Draeger, Megan Coval and Karen McCarthy

Reimagining the Financial Aid Experience
Moderator: Thalassa Naylor
Speakers: Anthony Morrone, Sarah B Everitt and Ashley Munro

Sometimes We All Need a Whack on the Side of the Head
Moderator: Brenda M Brown
Speakers: Mr. Daniel T Barkowitz and Sedrick Brinson

12:45 PM-2:30 PM

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Cyber Security Laws and the Financial Aid Office
Moderator: Christal D Williams
Speakers: Matthew Johnson and Rebecca Flake

FAFSA 20-21 Update
Moderator: Amanda Fijal
Speakers: Misty Parkinson and Mr. Austin D Hall

Forward-Thinking Recommendations for College Leaders
Moderator: Charlotte Etier
Speakers: Daniel Mann, Angela Johnson, Dr. Chuck Knepfle and Mary Nucciarone

Graduate & Professional Issues Open Forum
Moderator: Anthony Sozzo
Speaker: Justin Draeger

Partnering for Success: Working Collaboratively With Admissions to Bring in the Best Class Possible
Moderator: Carrie Fernandes
Speakers: Dr. Shannon Venezia, Carrie Fernandes and Lawrence Walsh

Understanding Student Data Sharing Laws
Moderator: Stephen Payne
Speakers: Karen McCarthy and Anthony Jones

4:15 PM-5:15 PM

Findings From NASFAA’s Consumer Testing on the New College Financing Sheet
Moderator: Charlotte Etier
Speakers: Karen McCarthy and Cynthia Butler

Modernizing Title IV Aid to Encourage and Accommodate Innovation in Higher Education
Moderator: Megan Walter
Speakers: Melissa Haberman and Adam Ghiloni

Recognizing Hidden Bias in Professional Judgment
Moderator: Craig Slaughter
Speakers: Mr. Daniel T Barkowitz and Michael Birchett

Staffing the Financial Aid Office for Student Access and Success
Moderator: Ms. Eileen Griego
Speakers: Joseph Donlay and Sylvia Martinez

The Wonderful World of Student Debt Letters — Stories of Implementation and Impact
Moderator: Michiale Schneider
Speakers: Dr. Keyimani L Alford, Dr. Randall L McCready and Steve Booker

Moderator: Michael Williams
Speakers: Craig Munier and Mr. Aaron C Washington

Who Struggles to Repay Their Student Loans and What Can Colleges Do to Help?
Moderator: Neha Dalal
Speakers: Colleen Campbell, Ms. Helen Faith and Neha Dalal

Thursday, June 27, 2019

8:30 AM-11:30 AM