PASFAA Conference

2018 Golden Legacy PASFAA Conference
October, 22 – 24, 2018
Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
State College, PA



Pre-Conference NASFAA Credential Classes  October 21 - 22
Fundamentals Workshop  October 21 - 22

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Register by September 1st for the 50th Early Bird Special Discount

Conference lunch, dinner, & break snacks included in Registration Fee.

Full Registration Rate $425
50th Anniversary Early Bird Discount
Discount on FULL ($425) Registration Only
Must Register by September 1st to Qualify
(Full Registration Rate WITH Early Bird Discount is $375)
$ -50
Daily Rate - Monday $150
Daily Rate - Tuesday $200
Daily Rate - Wednesday $150
Late Fee after October 1st $ 50

Membership Dues must be paid to register.



Top 10 Reasons You Should Attend
the 2018 PASFAA Conference


  1. GOLDEN Sessions Something for everyone. Speakers from ED, PHEAA, EdExpress, Veterans Administration, NASFAA, PHEAA, and our own seasoned experts. Additional options are two NASFAA Credential classes offered preconference. Stay a step ahead of the ever-changing regulations!

  2. GOLDEN Tracks Specially designed tracks to provide you with focused training; i.e. Graduate/Professional, Verification, PHEAA, Clock Hour, Beginner, & more!

  3. GOLDEN Networking Opportunities Meet and greet old friends and new colleagues throughout the day and evening. Events are planned to give you an opportunity to expand your contacts. Don’t miss the President’s Welcoming Celebration, Golden Derby or Team Trivia!

  4. GOLDEN Charity Dust off your sneakers and take an early morning two mile walk or run in support of the PASFAA Scholarship. Also, take a chance on PASFAA’s biggest-ever Basket Raffle, over 50 baskets to take home!

  5. GOLDEN Exhibit Hall Stroll through or relax in the community area. Visit the Vendor Booths to learn the latest industry buzz. Bring a contribution to the PASFAA Time Capsule to be opened in 2034!

  6. GOLDEN First Timers Reception All new attendees should visit the First Timers Table in the reception area for a personal invitation to the First Timers Jeopardy, be introduced to a PASFAA-Buddy, PASFAA prizes, and networking opportunities.

  7. Golden Sector Ice Cream Challenge Enjoy the camaraderie as you join the competition to support your sector and interact with your fellow members.

  8. GOLDEN Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel at State College Enjoy the many amenities; sumptuous food, a fitness center with a three lane pool, relaxing whirlpool, free wireless high speed Internet access, and complimentary parking.

  9. GOLDEN Fun on Tuesday’s Golden Globe Extravaganza! Wear your Golden Glam (Sunday-Best) to enter for an evening of great food, special dinner entertainment, deejay and dancing in celebration of our 50 years. Win a prize in the Best Movie Star/Celebrity Costume Contest. Check out the Pittsburgh Cookie Table, Golden Candy Table, Pan for Gold!

  10. It’s the GOLDEN LEGACY PASFAA Conference, BABY!!!! Celebrate our legacy, our present, and our golden future.



Thank you from your
2018 Conference Committee!


Cheryl De Paolis, Chair Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Brian J. Beighley University of Pittsburgh
Margaret Blake PA Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
Shyann Church King's College
Brandi Darr University of Pittsburgh – Greensburg
Anne Falk South Hills School of Business & Technology
Julie Fontana PA Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
Cheri Kramer Saint Vincent College
Julianne Louttit Butler County Community College
Rebecca Schreiber-Reis Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson Law
Shelby Smith Lafayette College
James Zuzack Duquesne University