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Webinar - "Washington Update - Reauthorization AND MORE" -**REGISTER NOW**

Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

For close to 50 years since the passage of the Higher Education Act (HEA) Congress has come together to provide the fulfill the aspirations of Americans to pursue Postsecondary education and training.  A watch could be set as early Reauthorizations occurred on schedule and even during difficult times "access" and "affordability" were the goals of the legislation. More recently, partisanship, budget and appropriations have dominated HEA reauthorization.

Join Justin Draeger and Brett Leif as they discuss the upcoming reauthorization through the lens of a Congressional election and candidates from both parties positioning themselves for a 2016 presidential run.

Please join us as two Washington DC proponents of student aid discuss what is in store.

Webinar - "R2T4 for Modules in Term-Based Programs" -**REGISTER NOW**

Thursday, September 18, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Does your school offer modules or mini-terms, in a series or within larger payment periods or terms?  Perhaps your school is considering offering modular courses, in order to meet the needs of a less traditional student population.

What happens if a student enrolled in modules withdraws while receiving Title IV aid?  This session will discuss how to properly perform R2T4 calculations for students enrolled in modules, by reviewing definitions, processes and case studies.  Are you doing R2T4  correctly on your campus?  Come find out!

This webinar is being provided by two seasoned FSA Training Officers; Zack Goodwin and David Bartnicki making it a very special 14-15 opening training event.

Staff from the following areas are encouraged to attend, as they all play a role in the R2T4 process:
• Financial Aid
• Bursar/Student Accounts
• Registrar
• Academic Advising

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