The three panelists each have enjoyed great career success, but all said they could easily relate to the challenges that low-income, first-generation students face.
Learn more about how the Council for Opportunity in Education works in conjunction with colleges, universities, and agencies to help low-income students enter college and graduate.
Enhance the services you provide low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities to increase their chances of success.
Federal TRIO Programs (Talent Search, Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math/Science, Veterans’ Upward Bound, Student Support Services, Educational Opportunity Centers, and the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program) help students to overcome economic, social, academic, and cultural barriers to higher education.
Transformative Experiences for TRIO Students & Alumni
COE sponsors a range of student opportunities, from a selective college fair, national book and STEAM clubs, and the annual National Student Leadership Congress for pre-college TRIO students to Washington, D.C. internships and short-term study abroad for TRIO college students.
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Connect, Engage, and Inspire all Learners at Scale
Make learning active, collaborative, and prescriptive for on-campus, online, and hybrid environments with real-time insights into student understanding. Transform existing materials with tools that get every student participating:
- Formative assessments
- Interactive videos
- Gamification & activities
- Dynamic media such as virtual reality, 3D objects, and more.
If you are a student support services professional, thank you. You are an unsung hero for all the good that you do, and surely you know by now that COE has your back.
Through strategic collaborations, we work to strengthen quality, opportunity and access to education for all American students — the next generation of global leaders.
Join more than 1,000 colleges and community agencies committed to postsecondary opportunity for low-income, first-generation students, students with disabilities in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., the Pacific Islands, and Puerto Rico!