Our Affiliates

COE’s Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from its affiliate regional associations. There are ten regional member associations of the Council for Opportunity in Education.

Association for Equality and Excellence in Education, Inc.

AEEE

AEEE is a regional association of Academic professionals, administrators, faculty, staff, student alumni, parents, and policymakers dedicated to serving and furthering the opportunities for low-income, first-generation students, veterans, and students with disabilities in New York and New Jersey.

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Association of Special Programs in Region Eight, Inc.

ASPIRE

ASPIRE, Inc.’s mission is to increase the educational and success opportunities for low-income and first-generation college students through advocacy, professional development, and legislative awareness (ColoradoMontanaNorth DakotaSouth DakotaUtah, and Wyoming).

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Mailing Lists

ASPIRE automatically adds members from its region to the ASPIRE mailing list. If you are a member of ASPIRE and do not receive messages from the mailing list, please complete the form at https://aspireonline.org/membership-in-aspire/.

Colorado ASPIRE automatically adds its members to the Colorado listserv. If you are a member and do not receive messages from the listserv, please get in touch with Jessica Lanfranco-Caballero at [email protected]

Caribbean Association of Educational Opportunity Programs

CAEOP

The Caribbean Association of Educational Opportunity Programs is committed to the development and excellence of the TRIO programs. CAEOP (née ACPOE) promotes access, retention, and opportunity for disadvantaged and minority youth in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Educational Opportunity Association

EOA

The Educational Opportunity Association is a non-profit consortium of professionals with the specific purpose of leveling the playing field of educational opportunity for first-generation, low-income, and disabled students. EOA is the representative professional body for colleges, universities, and agencies that host federally-funded TRIO educational opportunity programs within ten states in the great Midwest (IllinoisIndianaIowaKansasMichiganMinnesotaMissouriNebraskaOhio, and Wisconsin).

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Mailing Lists

To subscribe to the EOA mailing and e-mailing list, please enter your information as requested here: https://eoa.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=230&club_id=254413&sl=711791675

Mideastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel

MEAEOPP

The mission of the Mid-Eastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MEAEOPP) is to assist low-income, first-generation, and traditionally underrepresented students in overcoming the economic, physical, academic, and social barriers that make access to higher education difficult, if not impossible. This regional association includes educational opportunity personnel from Delaware, the District of ColumbiaMarylandPennsylvaniaVirginia, and West Virginia.

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Mailing Lists

To subscribe to the listserv, please send an e-mail to [email protected]

Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs

NAEOP

The Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs promotes education development, improvement, and extension to non-traditional individuals. NAEOP represents professional educators who work with low-income, first-generation, and disabled students throughout the Northwest (AlaskaIdahoOregon, and Washington).

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Mailing Lists

To request membership to the NAEOP listserv, go to https://naeoptrio.org/neop-listserv/ and fill out a brief form.

If you have a Google account, you can request to join the NAEOP listserv by logging on to Google Groups and searching for NAEOP listserv. Using your Google account allows members to view all posts.

To post a message to the listserv, send your e-mail to [email protected] For any questions regarding the NAEOP listserv, please contact [email protected]

New England Educational Opportunity Association

NEOA

The New England Educational Opportunity Association, or NEOA, is an organization of professionals actively interested in ensuring equal educational opportunities in higher education. Founded in 1972, NEOA has a membership of more than 300 educators throughout the six New England states (ConnecticutMaineMassachusettsNew HampshireRhode Island, and Vermont).

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Mailing Lists

To subscribe, send an e-mail to [email protected] with SUBSCRIBE NEOA in the body.

To post a message to the listserv, send your e-mail to [email protected]

To subscribe to the MEOA listserv, send an e-mail to [email protected] with SUB MEOA in the body. You do not need a subject. This listserv is for MEOA members only.

To subscribe to the RIEOA listserv, send an e-mail to [email protected] with SUB RIEOA in the body. You do not need a subject.

To subscribe to the listserv, send an e-mail to [email protected] with SUB VT-TRIO in the body. You do not need a subject.

Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel

SAEOPP

The Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel is an eight-state southeast regional association (AlabamaFloridaGeorgiaKentuckyMississippiNorth CarolinaSouth Carolina, and Tennessee) dedicated to the professional development and support of TRIO professionals and the advocacy of the TRIO movement.

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Mailing Lists

Only staff that work for TRIO Programs in Kentucky can join this listserv. Visit KAEOPP’s website at http://kaeopp.org/ and locate the Yahoo! Groups button to join the listserv.

To subscribe to the SCCEOPP listserv, send an e-mail to [email protected] Only TRIO professionals are typically allowed access but that is ultimately determined by the administrator.

Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs

SWASAP

The purpose of SWASAP is to provide support, training, and encouragement to TRIO professionals within the states of ArkansasLouisianaNew MexicoOklahoma, and Texas to strengthen their endeavor to serve the national and regional needs of the targeted population.

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Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel

WESTOP

The Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel is one of 10 regional associations dedicated to furthering educational opportunities for low-income, first-generation and disabled students. WESTOP consists of six chapters — ArizonaCentral California (CenCal)NevadaNorthern California (NorCal)Pacific Islands (PIC), and Southern California (SoCal).

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Mailing Lists

To subscribe to the listserv, please send an e-mail to [email protected] To post a message to the listserv, send your e-mail to [email protected]

To subscribe to the listserv, please enter your information as requested here: http://westop.csuchico.edu/mailman/listinfo. Once you are subscribed, you will receive a message confirming your subscription. To post a message to the listserv, send your e-mail to [email protected]

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