2020 Annual Policy Seminar

Sunday — Wednesday • March 22-25, 2020 • Washington, D.C.

Registration for COE’s 2020 Policy Seminar Now Open!

BronchureThe Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) is thrilled to announce that registration for the 2020 Policy Seminar is now open! This cornerstone event actually consists of four activities: (1) the National College Opportunity Programs Leadership Summit (“Leadership Summit”) for new and experienced college access and success professionals, which will be on Sunday, March 22; (2) the TRIO Alumni Leadership Forum (“Alumni Forum”), a one-day leadership and networking event designed to re-engage TRIO alumni, which will also take place on Sunday, March 22; (3) the Seminar on Relations with the U.S. Department of Education (“ED Seminar”), which includes remarks from grant agency officials and programmatic roundtables on Monday, March 23; and (4) a two-day advocacy session (formally known as the “Policy Seminar”) which features remarks by key Members of Congress, panels of legislative experts, and advocacy training by COE on Tuesday, March 24 and visits to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, March 25. This year’s Policy Seminar will take place at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill (400 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C.). Rooming information will be available shortly. In the meantime, please register for the Leadership Summit, ED Seminar, and Policy Seminar by clicking here.

The early bird deadline for discounted registration is Friday, January 31. To register for the TRIO Alumni Leadership Forum, please click here. We look forward to seeing you in Washington, D.C., in March!

Do you have any questions about the upcoming Policy Seminar, including how to pay to participate? Please contact Kimberly Jones ( or Angelica Vialpando ( via their e-mail.

Conference Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill — (WWW) + [For reservations, please call (877) 803-7534 or book your room(s) online, group code G-COE3, by Thursday, February 20, 2020, or when the room block is full.]

Room Rates — Single/Double; $359.00 (plus state & local taxes).

400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. • Washington, D.C. • 20001-2002 • (Map, Parking + Transportation for the Regency)