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Supporting Your Child’s Success In Secondary School & Beyond

May 21st, 2018

Summer break for middle school students may include sleeping in late and lots of outdoor activities, but they can also lead to learning loss. Otherwise known as the “summer melt,” students may not be retaining all of the lessons they completed during the previous school year. This can lead to a lag in introducing new […]

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What’s Your Best Option For Paying For Your Child’s Education?

May 15th, 2018

As parents, you want to help your children in any manner that you can especially when it comes to education. But, whether your child is considering four-year degree or a certification, their post-secondary education will have a financial cost associated with it – and many parents feel responsible for taking up that entire cost. Ashley […]

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There’s More Than Just One Way To Get Educated

April 10th, 2018

In the last 30 years, an emphasis has been placed on achieving a 4-year college degree while alternative pathways to education have taken the backseat. Certificates, licensure, associate’s degrees, career schools, trade schools, apprenticeships, and technical/vocational programs also prepare students for rewarding and well-paying careers. Ashley Norwood, Consumer and Regulatory Advisor, will explain the different […]

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Comparing Award Letters

March 27th, 2018

At this time of year, high school seniors are receiving a flurry of acceptance letters, and with them, financial aid awards. Not all awards are created equally. Each looks different and may reflect information in different ways. During this session Ashley Norwood, Consumer and Regulatory Advisor, and Joanne Dashiell, Manager of Strategic Partnerships, will provide […]

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Advocating For Your Middle School Child

March 22nd, 2018

As parents of middle school students, you are your child’s biggest advocate. Unfortunately, providing strong support for your child can become a difficult task when you are dealing with your child’s education. It can hard to understand who to go to, what to say, and what to provide to successfully work with your child’s teachers […]

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Creating – Or Enhancing – Your Financial Education Program

March 29th, 2017

This interactive session will help you build or enhance your financial education program. We’ll review the challenges, knowledge gaps, and interests that students and alumni have around specific financial topics, explore critical need areas, and discuss best practices for developing successful programs.

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Beyond Participation: Analyzing Financial Literacy Outcomes And Long Term Impact

February 17th, 2017

This session will analyze financial literacy outcomes, the long-term impact of financial education efforts, and offer suggestions for evolving financial education program design. We’ll help you tackle future financial literacy education efforts, and design programs that offer maximum value and support long-term financial success.

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Student Debt Challenge

January 23rd, 2017

As part of ASA’s pledge to garner 1 million impressions of information on student loan income driven repayment for the White House Student Debt Challenge, this training was designed to help college and university employees understand federal student loan repayment options to help them support student loan borrowers.

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Debt Relief: How To Choose The Right Solution

November 30th, 2016

Debt Relief: When the offer sounds too good to be true, it likely is. Join us for this important session on learning about debt relief pitfalls and best practices. Get the tips that your students need to protect themselves.

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