Please join us for VASFAA’s 2019 Fall Non-Conference Training!

“Oh, the places we’ll go!”

Blue Ridge Community College, Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center

Room 100

Date: 10/11/19

Time: 9:00AM – 3:00PM

Participation is open to all VASFAA members.  Dues must be paid prior to registering for the event as it is a members-only event.  Light breakfast refreshments and a box lunch is provided. 

We have a fantastic agenda planned.  You’ll learn pertinent information for your daily work, receive federal and state legislative updates, network with colleagues, and have the opportunity to complete a NASFAA credential ($99 value) after the event.  We hope to see you there!


9:00 AM: Check-in/Coffee and pastries

9:15 AM: Welcome to Blue Ridge Community College – Megan Hartless, Blue Ridge Community College

9:30 AM: NASFAA Needs Analysis Credential – Adam Bailey, Virginia Tech

11:00 AM: SCHEV Update – Lee Andes, SCHEV

11:30 AM: Hot Topics in Verification – Melissa Franks, William and Mary

12:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM: Remarks from Dr. John Downey, President, Blue Ridge Community College

1:15 PM: Federal Update – Elayne Peloquin, University of Lynchburg

1:45 PM: Resume-ing, Cover Letters, and Interviewing: Help Yourself Stay and Get Ahead – Beth Armstrong, Virginia Tech

Registration: The event cost is $25 and lunch is provided along with light breakfast snacks.

Location/Parking: Blue Ridge Community College is located off I-81 at exit 235.  Turn west onto Route 256 at the end of the exit.  At the intersection with Route 11, turn left (south).  The campus is approximately ½ ahead on the left. 

Plecker Workforce Center is noted with a ‘P’ on this map.  For easiest access to parking use the 2nd campus entrance – South Entrance.  There is a parking garage directly across the street from the building.

Lodging: For those that need overnight accommodations, there are several hotels right off of I-81 in Staunton (Exit 222 or 225) or Harrisonburg (Exit 247A).  You can find some of these options published in the last edition of the VASFAA Voice.








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