Southern    Association   of    Student  
          Financial   Aid   Administrators


Pre-Conference Workshops

SASFAA Director's Summit 

Please plan to join us for the 3rd Annual SASFAA Director’s Summit: The Night Before the Future to be held as a pre-conference program on February 11th and 12th in Chattanooga, TN.

This event will bring together chief financial aid directors for high-level discussions relevant to financial aid administration in today's world.

Some of the topics discussed will include compliance beyond the aid office, taking care of your team, managing remote staff, using emotional intelligence to lead, advocating upward, building new leaders, and diversity and implicit bias.

Please note you must be either a director in a financial aid office or considered the chief financial aid officer for your institution. 

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM, February 11, 2023
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM, February 12, 2023 (breakfast and lunch provided)

NASFAA U Credentialing

Federal Pell Grants and Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants

     1:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Saturday, February 11, 2023 


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Take your career to the next level with NASFAA Professional Credentials. This exciting program provides a nationally-recognized standard in financial aid training and allows you to earn recognition for your mastery of content. A professional credential benefits you by:

  • Expanding your student financial aid knowledge
  • Improving your job performance and service to students
  • Providing tangible evidence of your knowledge for employers
  • Differentiating between you and less qualified personnel
  • Giving you and your organization a competitive edge


NASFAA Certified Financial Aid Administrator (FAAC) Credential Workshop

     8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Sunday, February 12, 2023 


SASFAA is excited to announce that we are partnering with NASFAA to offer a first of it's kind workshop for NASFAA Certified Financial Aid Administrator (FAAC) credential training! Earning the FAAC designation is an investment in your continued professional development and career growth. While most certification candidates have relied on personal knowledge and independent review to prepare for the knowledge exam, NASFAA will make a new opportunity available soon to help candidates prepare. Through this special partnership between NASFAA and SASFAA, the new NASFAA Certification Exam Preparation Workshop will be offered for the first time at the SASFAA Conference on Sunday February 12th from 8AM - 3 PM for the special one time cost of $200. This special price includes the training with lunch provided, all materials, the FAAC application, and the FAAC exam. If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, please check your eligibility here. Once your eligibility is confirmed, please email Leigh Ann Hussey ( with a screenshot of your eligibility confirmation. I will then email you back with the link and a special code to register. Space is limited to 25 attendees so please act quickly!

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