Paul T. Spraggins State Initiative Grant Awards Announced!

June 14, 2018

The State Leadership Committee of the Council for Opportunity in Education is pleased to announce the winners of the Paul T. Spraggins State Initiative Grant for summer 2018.

  • Alaska Association of TRIO Professionals — To support an alumni outreach campaign.
  • Indiana TRIO — To support an alumni reunion and advocacy event.
  • Mideastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MEAEOPP) — To support the Emerging Leaders Institute across each of its state chapters.
  • Minnesota TRIO Association — To support the state's TRIO Day activities.
  • Utah ASPIRE — To support a project chronicling the chapter's history.
  • Washington TRIO — To support a mentoring initiative for new program directors.
  • Wyoming ASPIRE — To support the creation of a state fact book.

Copies of the award-winning proposals are available in the State Leadership Community of Practice, which is accessible at ( The deadline for the next round of State Initiative Grants is December 1. Specific details regarding the application process as well as the application form are available here. Any questions regarding the Paul T. Spraggins State Initiative Grant should be directed to Tallie Sertich via her e-mail at (