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TRAININGS COURSES FREE COURSES WEBINARS ONBOARD COMPLIANCE ASSESSMENT NO BETTER TIME

Trainings

There are no Trainings available at this time. Please check back at a later date.

Online Courses

Course will be accessed through the platform CourseSites. After registering, you will be given instructions on how to enter into the CourseSites platform three to four days before the start date. This course does not have any live sessions but this is not self-pace. You will be assigned tasks, assignments and post discussions that will be due on specific dates within the 10 days. Price is $500 for Members and $800 for Non-Members.

(June 14-23) Components of an Effective McNair Project's Operation Plan. This course reviews the nine criteria in the Plan of Operation as well as re-thinking the entire design of the project. Participants will review research studies as well as best practices in program design. How do you incorporate technology in your design? How do you partner with faculty and other stakeholders to provide program services? What should you consider when you formulate each of the plans required in this section of the proposal? How does what you have learned from COVID-19 change your new programming? Learn from each other as you share best practices in selection, service delivery, records management, and scholar preparation for graduate school success. FacultyJon Crider, Texas Tech University; Michael Hunt, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Alice Ho, University of California Los Angeles and Kim Rosfeld, Southern Nazarene University.

Free Online Courses

We are excited to announce the following courses have been made available for FREE through the Priority 4: Improving Financial Aid and Admissions Outcomes & Increasing Economic Literacy grant sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The following are asynchronous online self-directed courses available to any TRIO staff via CourseSites by the BlackBoard platform, made accessible for participation at any time and location at no cost until August 2022. These self-directed courses are meant to offer additional information and supplement the topics related to the Priority 4 Trainings. For further information about the Priority 4 Training or help in accessing the courses below, contact Maiah Matthews at (maiah.matthews@coenet.org).

Effective Collaborative Strategies for Financial and Economic Literacy
Assist in increasing trainees' ability to raise participants’ level of financial literacy.
• Provide trainees with the necessary tools to help participants become more financially savvy and self-empowered.
• Assist TRIO staff to provide services to participants to help them make more informed and strategic decisions regarding their finances and how to better use financial aid funds.
• Provide strategies to increase access for TRIO participants to financial education and asset building resources.
• Provide assets to build collaboration with service providers in the grantee institution, in the local community, and through online resources.

TRIO 101
Enumerate each of the TRIO programs.
• Examine TRIO’s authorization through the Higher Education Act and its Administration within the Student Support Division of the U.S. Department of Education.
• Provide a history of TRIO programs to project personnel who may be new or have limited experience with TRIO programs.
• Provide an overview of TRIO programs to project personnel who may be new or have limited experience with TRIO programs.
• Provide an overview of TRIO regulatory documents and links to these documents.

A Toolkit to Establish Money Mentors and a Financial Wellness Club to Institute Financial Literacy among Students and Staff
Assist TRIO staff participation in financial literacy self-assessment with students.
• Provide pre- and post- financial self-assessments.
• Provide trainees with a toolkit to identify components of a financial wellness center.
• Develop student Money Mentors as participant peers.
• Provide list of resources to identify speakers to address topics such as salary considerations by academic career, salary negotiations, entrepreneurs and internships, food bank benefits, and/or alternative housing and rent considerations.
• Provide a list of money habit games, envelop systems, and other tools to diversify financial literacy learning.

Webinars

COE explores innovative and economical ways to deliver professional development training to recipients in the comfort of their home or office. These webinars encourage participation through a combination of web-based presentation and conference call. The low-cost trainings (no travel, lodging, or meal costs) provide program staff high-quality professional development in their offices with lesser interruption of provisions of service to their participants. Space is limited. Register early!

Creating a Policy and Procedures Manual
Thursday, June 10
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (ET)
COST$350.00 for Members, $700.00 for Non-Members

Policies and procedures influence decisions, actions, and activities within a program. Procedures are the methods to express policies in operations of the organization. Together, policies and procedures ensure projects produce desired outcomes. In this webinar, programs understand how to create a Policy and Procedures Manual that articulates the project's method of operation and organizes information for on-boarding new staff and preparing for site visits.

Connect, Discuss, and Learn with COE
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. (ET)
Target Audience — COLLEGE CDL
Region — NAEOP, WESTOP, MEAEOPP, CAEOP, SAEOPP
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (ET)
Target Audience — PRE-COLLEGE CDL
Region — ASPIRE, NEOA, EOA, SWASAP, AEEE
Thursday, June 24, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (ET)
Target Audience — COLLEGE CDL
Region — ASPIRE, NEOA, EOA, SWASAP, AEEE
Thursday, June 24, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. (ET)
Target Audience — PRE-COLLEGE CDL
Region — NAEOP, WESTOP, MEAEOPP, CAEOP, SAEOPP
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. (ET)
Target Audience — COLLEGE CDL
Region — NAEOP, WESTOP, MEAEOPP, CAEOP, SAEOPP
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (ET)
Target Audience — PRE-COLLEGE CDL
Region — ASPIRE, NEOA, EOA, SWASAP, AEEE
Thursday, August 12, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (ET)
Target Audience — COLLEGE CDL
Region — ASPIRE, NEOA, EOA, SWASAP, AEEE
Thursday, August 12, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. (ET)
Target Audience — PRE-COLLEGE CDL
Region — NAEOP, WESTOP, MEAEOPP, CAEOP, SAEOPP

What to Do Today to Ensure a Successful APR Tomorrow
Wednesday, September 8
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. (ET)
COSTFree for Everyone!

This is part three of a three-part precollege webinar series. Building a successful data reporting system takes more than just crunching data right before the Annual Performance Report (APR) due date. Practitioners will share their tips for a less stressful APR submission process and a more comprehensive data management approach. Get strategies you can adopt today to encourage a smooth preparation of your APR in the future.

Annual Performance Reports (APR)
Thursday, October 14, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (ET)
Talent Search
Thursday, October 21, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (ET)
Educational Opportunity Centers
Thursday, October 28, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science
Thursday, November 4, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Student Support Services
Target Audience — NEW PERSONNEL
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Student Support Services
Thursday, January 6, 2022
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET)
McNair
Thursday, January 13, 2022
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Veterans Upward Bound
 
 
COST$350.00 for Members, $700.00 for Non-Members

Live Annual Performance Reports (APR) webinars begin this Fall. All webinar recordings will be available until submission deadlines for all the APRs have passed. Register now.

Onboard

August Onboarding — (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, August 24, 25 and 26) 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. (each day). — Hit the ground running with three modes of learning. Participants can register for either just one webinar in the series or all four parts. Once registered, selection and participation of online course learning can begin immediately. Cost is $350 per session, depending on Membership status.

Pricing Members Non-Members
Phone Consult + On-Site Training + 3- Online 10-Day Courses $800 $1,500
Phone Consult + On-Site Training + 5- Online 10-Day Courses $1,100 $1,900

For more information about the Onboarding Orientation and Professional Development trainings, please click here.

Compliance Assessment & Technical Assistance

Interested in learning about the Council for Opportunity in Education's compliance assessment and technical assistance services? Click here to find more information.

No Better Time to Reinvent Your Program


We recognize the impacts of COVID-19 and understand the necessary steps institutions are taking to contain the virus will continue for many weeks, possibly even months. As a result there is NO BETTER TIME (NBT) for professionals to get guidance for continuing student services through this protracted time. Register online for a virtual academy today!