JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

FREE Professional Development Webinars in March


We are excited to share the free webinars happening in March. Please share these offerings with colleagues and partners! All webinars below are in Central Standard Time. To register, visit the Professional Development Webinar Calendar.

Professional Development hours and Continuing Education credits will be available. For questions, contact isac.outreachtraining@illinois.gov.


Join us on Friday, March 1, from 10-11 a.m. to hear directly from ISAC! Tune in to discuss the latest updates on the 2024-25 FAFSA and any open issues with possible work arounds. You will have the opportunity to have questions answered live from ISAC's Professional Development team!

A FAFSA Line by Line

Join us on Thursday, March 7, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. for a full view of the 2024-25 online FAFSA, where we will go through each question on the form. Learn how the decrease in questions will impact your students, as well as which questions they will see.

What's Next After the FAFSA?

Join us on Tuesday, March 12, from 11-11:45 a.m. to learn how to support your students after the FAFSA/Alternative Application is submitted and processed. We will discuss what is included in the FAFSA Submission Summary and how to make corrections to the form, as well as how to support students through the verification process.

Financial Aid Application Completion Initiative

Join us on Tuesday, March 26, from 11-11:45 a.m. to learn how to access your students' financial aid application completion data through ISAC's Gift Assistance Programs (GAP) Access portal. Through the initiative, we will share how to view your class roster, common troubleshooting issues, and how you can provide targeted supports for students who have not filed an application yet.

The FAFSA Submission Summary

Join us on Thursday, March 28, from 10-10:30 a.m. to see an in-depth review the FAFSA Submission Summary (formerly known as the Student Aid Report). We will discuss key items and phrases to be aware of and how a student can view the FAFSA Submission Summary online.

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