Policy Seminar

A big thanks to everyone who participated in our 43rd annual Policy Seminar! TRIO blanketed Capitol Hill with over 400 meetings with staffers and Members of Congress. Don’t forget to follow up with your congressional offices! Please thank them for their time and share electronic versions of the key documents you handed out in meetings. Mark your calendars for Policy Seminar 2025 in Washington, D.C. starting Sunday, March 16 through Wednesday, March 19.

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Policy Seminar 2024: What Happens, Why It’s Important, and How to Pay For It

January 18, 2024,

This free webinar features TRIO veterans discussing what happens during the Policy Seminar and how you can identify different ways to fund your participation.
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Maura Casey

How to Cover the Cost of Policy Seminar

The meetings on Capitol Hill are crucial for the continued growth and success of TRIO programs. They are among the most rewarding activities of the conference.
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Refund Policy

Registration fees paid in advance are refundable (less the processing fee of $250) if written notice of cancellation is received/faxed on or before Thursday, February 29, 2024. Refund requests will only be accepted before this date. All refunds will be made after the seminars. Return by mail to Council for Opportunity in Education; P.O. Box 742282; Atlanta, GA 30374; or by email to [email protected].

Get in Touch

Questions? Contact Vice President for Public Policy Diane Shust at [email protected].

Diane Shust

Vice President, Public Policy [email protected]

Owen Toomey

Director, Congressional Affairs [email protected]

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