As legislators continue to craft funding bills, all TRIO supporters are urged to take advantage of these unique times to reach out to their Members of Congress and invite them to participate in virtual summer visits with their students and programs.
The doc includes a recommendation to “double the maximum Pell Grant award for low-income students, and increase fed support for programs that help first-gen college students, students w/ disabilities, veterans, & other underrepresented groups apply to and complete college”.
The Council for Opportunity in Education and the entire TRIO community mourns the loss of two civil rights giants – Congressman John Lewis and Reverend C.T. Vivian. Without their sacrifices to ensuring a more just future, there would be no TRIO programs.
Now that COE is bringing you to San Antonio virtually, there are even more reasons to register! Participate in our 39th Annual Conference to hear new ideas, engage with colleagues and generate renewed energy. We’ve extended our low pre-registration rate until Monday, August 3.
The bill would provide $250 million for TRIO capacity increases to help serve additional students facing educational disruption, unemployment, and poverty in the COVID-19 crisis.
Do you want your students to understand they are part of a national movement to create leaders from low-income communities? The TRIO STEM Club of students working with peers nationwide on challenging, hands-on projects provides a way to do so.
Connect with peers, discuss current challenges, and learn legislative and regulatory authority via webinars brought to you by your Fair Share contributions. Participants will get the latest information from Capitol Hill and the U.S. Department of Education.
Achieve college access and success for low-income students, first-generation students, and students with disabilities.