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Emergency Aid Network Meeting Information

December 8, 2017 - Via Skype 
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.





Building Layout

Hotel Information:
Click here to access the State Hotel Directory on the Texas Comptroller’s website 
(Enter the THECB address in the map to find the nearest hotels, 1200 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78752).

Driving Directions to the THECB 
From IH-35:

  • Exit Hwy 183 South

  • Turn East onto 183 South access road(Coming from the North, turn left; From the South, turn right)

  • Get in far left lane and Make a U-Turn under 183 at Cameron Road (the first light)

  • The Coordinating Board is on the right (just after Luby's)

From Austin-Bergstrom International Airport:

  • Take Hwy 71 West

  • Exit to Hwy 183 North

  • Continue along 183 North and take the Cameron Rd exit onto E Anderson Ln

  • The Coordinating Board is on the right past Luby’s after the intersection 

Building Accessibility and Assistance
Individuals who require auxiliary aids, services or sign language interpreters and who plan to attend meetings at the Coordinating Board should contact Tonia Scaperlanda, ADA Coordinator, at 512-427-6193 or Relay Texas at 1-800-735-2989 at least five days before the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.


October 20, 2017 - THECB Board Room
10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Dress: Business Casual)



Implementation and Early Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund Programs presented by  Evan Weissman, Senior Associate at MDRC

Finish Line Program presented by Tracy RobinsonDirector of Innovative Academic Initiatives at the University of Memphis

Emergency Aid Rubric presented by Omari Burnside, Director of Strategic Initiatives at NASPA; and Amelia Parnell, Vice President for Research and Policy at NASP

TX EA Network Rubric Overview presented by Omari Burnside, Director of Strategic Initiatives at NASPA



Emergency Aid in Texas Survey: Program Implementation and Administration


August 18, 2017 - Via Skype
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.



Moneythink and Financial Capability presented by Ted Gonder, CEO of Moneythink

Student Emergency Funds presented by Jason Briseno, Associate Director of Financial Aid at Austin Community College 



Overall Summary of EA Net Topics - Best Practices

Cross-departmental Coordination and Administration

Scope of EA Net Interaction with THECB FLAC & FAAC Committees

 Meeting Notes: 


June 23, 2017 - THECB Board Room
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Dress: Business Casual)



DASH Emergency Grant presented by Benjamin P. Dobner, Director of Education Grantmaking at Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation

Meeting Notes:




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