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Meet Goldie Ector. Goldie has worked hard to ensure underserved and marginalized students have the financial tools and resources to succeed. With 13 years of financial aid experience, Goldie is now the financial aid director at Iliff School of Theology in Denver. Learn more about Goldie and her career in financial aid in the brief Q&A below.
Republican leaders on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce unveiled legislation that would allow students enrolled in certain short-term programs to qualify for Workforce Pell Grants. The measure, Promoting Employment and Lifelong Learning (PELL) Act, follows previous efforts to adjust the program through more sweeping legislation aimed at revamping the student loan system, along with other parts of the federal student aid system.
Please see the definition of estimated financial assistance in 34 CFR 685.102(b), specifically, clause (1)(iii), which states: "Estimated financial assistance: (1) The estimated amount of assistance for a period of enrollment that a student (or a parent on behalf of a student) will receive from Federal, State, institutional, or other sources, such as scholarships, grants, net earnings from need-based employment, or loans, including but not limited to- ... (iii) Any educational benefits paid because of enrollment in a postsecondary education institution, or to cover postsecondary education expenses;..." The assumption for this part of the definition is that the student would not be receiving the assistance if he or she was not enrolled at a postsecondary institution. View the full answer to this question to learn more.
Make sure to tune in Wednesday February 22, at 2 p.m. ET, for a discussion with NASFAA President Justin Draeger, who will provide a framework for how you can create your own personal knowledge management system to foster creativity. Whether we see it or not, everyone has the potential to be creative — not just the brainstormers among us. In this webinar Justin will discuss the ways in which professionals can develop their own personal knowledge management system, and provide tips on how you can decipher, organize, and make sense of incoming data in order to come up with the creative connections needed to tackle your biggest challenges. Secure your seat today.
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