Justify Your Attendance

Are you eager to attend NASFAA’s National Conference this summer in Austin, TX? Not sure your manager will approve the expense?

NASFAA has created a toolkit of letters and worksheets (all in Microsoft Word format) you can easily customize to help your manager understand the return they will see on this important investment. Now more than ever, the NASFAA National Conference serves to provide you with the training resources, political realities and advocacy pathways for student aid administration.

  • Letter to your manager - Use this customizable letter template to help explain and justify your conference attendance to your boss.
  • Benefits worksheet - Use this worksheet to create a custom list of the benefits you and your institution will gain from attending.
  • Post-conference ROI worksheet - Use this worksheet to take notes on sessions, and record key takeaways, action items and estimated return on investment (ROI). These notes can be referenced in creating your post-conference trip report.
  • Additional tips will help you better make your case for attendance.
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