Ingrid Valentine is currently the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for Federal Student Aid at the U.S. Department of Education. In her role, Ingrid advises the Chief Compliance Officer on matters related to the Department’s operation of student financial assistance programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, and the Health Education Assistance Loan Program. Ingrid’s office is responsible for administering a program of monitoring and oversight of approximately 6,100 postsecondary domestic and international institutions, guaranty agencies, lenders, and loan servicers participating in the Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid programs.
Ingrid began her career in higher education in 1977 and developed her knowledge and management skills in various roles at Student Loan Express, the University of Maryland, College Park, Salem State College in Salem Massachusetts, Barry University in Miami, Florida, American University in Washington, DC, Anne Arundel Community College near Annapolis Maryland and Laureate International Education in Baltimore Maryland. Ingrid has a longstanding interest in legislative and governmental issues. Ms. Valentine received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and her Jurists Doctorate from the University Of Maryland School Of Law. Ingrid is also a certified spin instructor and in her spare time, she enjoys teaching spin classes at her local YMCA.