Annual Conference 2023
COE’s 2023 Annual Conference will take place September 10-13 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Hilton.
For college access professionals, attending the annual conference is an investment in professional development that will provide more impactful leverage for programs and participants. The conference features discussions on new trends in college access and retention and connects college leaders to proven best practices that will improve local colleges. Professionals come to the annual conference to hear new ideas, meet new colleagues, and generate renewed energy. The agenda is filled with information to help college access professionals and students become more competitive professionally and personally. Download the paper registration form here.
CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS
Submit a session proposal to share your knowledge with TRIO at Annual Conference 2023
COE evaluates proposals based on relevance to the educational opportunity community, clarity, and added value to the audience. COE designs six relevant and innovative session strands for college access and success professionals. To request that COE consider including your session in a strand, indicate it within your description. Only some successful session proposals will fit into a strand.
This year, COE focuses on these areas (but is still interested in a broad set of sessions):
- Smart Start
- Career Pathways
- Research and Evaluation
- Students as Global Citizens
- Mental, Social, and Emotional Development (MESH)
Submit your annual conference session proposal before midnight ET on Friday, April 7. COE will notify successful submissions of proposal acceptance before Friday, May 20.
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(August 12 to September 14)
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