part of our public service outreach, MEFA offers several FREE trainings and
events for school counselors throughout the year. These include full-day
sessions, webinars and professional conference seminars.
MEFA is registered by the
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide
Professional Development Points (PDP) to school counselors. Read more about our
is offering three statewide financial aid trainings for Massachusetts
school counselors in January 2015 to provide financial aid updates, offer
helpful tips for advising students and facilitate discussion on recent
trends. Each training is worth 3 PDPs. Click
here to register and select the training you would like to attend.
All trainings are 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A hot breakfast will be
- January 23, 2015 UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA New rescheduled date!
Cancellation policy: Should we need to cancel a
training due to inclement weather and/or school delays/cancellations, we will
notify all registrants via email and post an update on this page by 9:00 p.m.
the night before the training.
Earn more PDP Credits! Our
annual School Counselor Financial Aid Trainings are supplemented by an
ongoing series of webinars that address timely financial aid topics. Each
webinar is worth 1 PDP. All webinars begin at 10 AM and last one hour. Earn
your PDPs by watching a live or recorded webinar and completing an Evidence
of Learning Form for each webinar.
Click on each topic below to watch a
recently recorded webinar:
Click on each
topic below to RSVP for an upcoming live webinar:
MEFA provides financial aid overviews
and sessions on special topics at the annual conferences of several industry
Massachusetts School Counselor Association
Massachusetts Educational Opportunities
New England Educational Opportunities
New England Association for College Admission
Massachusetts Association of Student Financial
Aid Administrators (MASFAA)
Please note: Following these
links will take you away from the MEFA site. MEFA is not responsible for
the content of these external sites and does not monitor other Web sites
If you’re at a conference of one of the associations
above, please be sure to stop by our booth.