Training and Events

MEFA’s free training and events are specifically designed to help you better serve college-bound students and earn Professional Development Points (PDP).

Our offerings include on-site training sessions, live and recorded webinars, and professional conference seminars — all of which are aligned with MASCA’s MA Model and the Massachusetts Career Development Education (CDE) Benchmarks. Learn More

Information and Resources

To give you everyday access to all the information you need about college planning, we offer comprehensive resources on a wide range of topics related to:

MEFA Seminars for Families

We coordinate with high schools and community organizations to conduct free, on-site seminars for students and parents.

These seminars, conducted by MEFA staff and other industry experts, cover a range of topics related to college planning. Learn More

Materials for Spanish-Speaking Families

To further our reach across the Commonwealth, we provide college planning materials, as well as seminars and webinars, in Spanish. Learn More

All the Support You Need

At MEFA, we are committed to helping you provide guidance for college-bound students and their families.

  • Sign up to receive our emails for counselors, which provide timely and topical news, reminders, and updates.
  • Encourage the families you’re working with to contact MEFA directly for information and guidance.


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Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm EST or email us at

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Your Plan for the Future

MEFA’s Your Plan for the Future provides access to academic and professional success to learners across the Commonwealth by setting each student on a path to college and career success.

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It’s Never Too Late to Start Saving

MEFA’s U.Fund is the Massachusetts 529 college savings plan that lets you save for higher education expenses at colleges and universities across the country.

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