Upcoming Events

    • 04 October 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Virtual

    U.S Department of Education representatives will share information about loan discharges and loan forgiveness. 

    DOE representative:
    Ben Miller, Deputy Under Secretary

    Ben Miller is a Deputy Under Secretary within the Office of the Under Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. Before joining the agency, he was the Vice President for Postsecondary Education at the Center for American Progress. He also previously served as a senior policy advisor in the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Education

    This coffee chat is a NASASPS member benefit and open to Regulators only. 

    • 02 November 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Virtual

    Navigating Student Loans: Options and Resources for Student Loan Borrowers

    Join NASASPS and the Student Borrower Protection Center for an hour-long webinar about student loans. This introductory webinar will go over the federal and private student loan industry, with an emphasis on repayment and cancellation programs that are available to federal student loan borrowers across the country. The program will include an overview of income-driven repayment plans, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, and options for borrowers who are in default on their federal student loans. There will be time reserved for questions.

    This webinar is a NASASPS member benefit and open to Regulators only. 

    Winston Berkman-Breen is the Policy Counsel & Deputy Director of Advocacy at the Student Borrower Protection Center, a non-profit policy organization focused on ending the student debt crisis. Winston leads the organization’s States work, supporting partner policymakers and advocacy groups in advancing consumer protections and regulations related to federal and private student loan industries, school conduct, and debt collection.

    Prior to joining the SBPC, Winston was the Director of Consumer Advocacy and Student Loan Ombudsperson at the New York Department of Financial Services, the state’s financial regulator, and was a legal services attorney prior to that, focusing on affirmative and defensive litigation related to student loans, debt collection, and foreclosure.