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TRIO Turns 60: Breaking Barriers, Inspiring Hope

Celebrate with us at the Council for Opportunity in Education’s Annual Conference 2024 as “TRIO Turns 60!” College access professionals, this is your opportunity to elevate your impact and empower your TRIO programs and participants. Explore the forefront of college access and retention trends while forging connections with fellow college leaders. Let’s unearth proven best practices that revolutionize local colleges and communities together.

Why Attend? Discover innovative strategies to propel your initiatives forward. Connect with like-minded professionals and cultivate meaningful relationships. Rejuvenate your spirit with a jam-packed agenda designed to invigorate personally and professionally. Let’s honor 60 years of TRIO’s legacy, breaking barriers and inspiring hope for future generations. Don’t miss out on this unparalleled opportunity for growth and collaboration! Register now to secure your spot in shaping the future of college access and empowerment. Download the paper registration form here.


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