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Events

Professional Development

Trainings

April 21-22, 2017 — Priority 1 Recordkeeping, Evaluation and Reporting
This training will increase your competency and mastery of knowledge concerning record keeping, APR performance reporting, data use, and evaluation methods as well as to increase you and your staff's effectiveness in operating a model TRIO program.

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Disney Springs™ Area
1900 Buena Vista Drive • Orlando, FL • 32830-8432
DOWNLOADSTentative Agenda Document is available for download (.pdf)
RESERVATIONS(855) 757-4984RESERVATIONS (WWW)(https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hi/reservation/)
GROUP ROOM RATE$179.00 Single/Double (plus state & local taxes) — GROUP CODECouncil Opportunity
CUT-OFF DATE • (March 30, 2017) or when the Council's room block is full

May 14-15, 2017 — Priority 4 Financial Aid, Admissions and Financial Literacy Training
This training is designed to increase TRIO staff knowledge and skills around the following topic areas: Financial and Economic Literacy; Transfer Services and College Selection; Admissions for Precollege, Undergraduate, and Graduate Students; Technological Tools to Increase Participation; Services for Adults and Veterans; and Building Relationships with Key Aid Administrators.

Best Western Plus Peppertree Airport Inn
3711 South Geiger Boulevard • Spokane, WA • 99224-5416
DOWNLOADSTentative Agenda Document is available for download (.pdf)
RESERVATIONS(509) 624-4655
GROUP ROOM RATE$99.00 Single/Double (plus state & local taxes) — GROUP CODETRIO
CUT-OFF DATE • (May 11, 2017) or when the Council's room block is full

June 3-4, 2017 — Priority 1 Recordkeeping, Evaluation and Reporting
This training will increase your competency and mastery of knowledge concerning record keeping, APR performance reporting, data use, and evaluation methods as well as to increase you and your staff's effectiveness in operating a model TRIO program.

Hyatt Rosemont
6350 North River Road • Rosemont, IL • 60018-4207
DOWNLOADSTentative Agenda Document is available for download (.pdf)
RESERVATIONS(800) 233-1234 RESERVATIONS (WWW)(https://aws.passkey.com/go/COER)
GROUP ROOM RATE$145.00 Single/Double/Triple/Quadruple (plus state & local taxes) — GROUP CODEG-COER
CUT-OFF DATE • (May 12, 2017) or when the Council's room block is full

June 5-6, 2017 — Priority 2 Legislation and Regulations TEAMS
This professional development seminar is designed to assist teams of college, university or agency representatives in understanding the legislation and regulations governing the TRIO programs; to assure that TRIO staffs along with institutional representatives from other departments understand the expectations, rights, and responsibilities of institutions and agencies that agree to sponsor TRIO grants.

Hyatt Rosemont
6350 North River Road • Rosemont, IL • 60018-4207
DOWNLOADSTentative Agenda Document is available for download (.pdf)
RESERVATIONS(800) 233-1234 RESERVATIONS (WWW)(https://aws.passkey.com/go/COER)
GROUP ROOM RATE$145.00 Single/Double/Triple/Quadruple (plus state & local taxes) — GROUP CODEG-COER
CUT-OFF DATE • (May 12, 2017) or when the Council's room block is full

June 7-8, 2017 — Assisting You in Your First Year of Your TS/EOC Program
EOC/TS ONLY — Whether you have a brand new program or you are a brand new director, this training is designed especially for you! Lay the groundwork for recruiting and serving participants. This training helps you understands not only the reporting system but how your outcomes are connected to services. Finally, this training will help you learn the regulations around allowability and fiscal accountability.

For the first 5 people who register, they will receive a discount of $75 off of their registration fee. Register today!
Cancellation fee for administrative costs will be $100, no exceptions.

Hyatt Rosemont
6350 North River Road • Rosemont, IL • 60018-4207
COST$375.00 for Members, $750.00 for Non-Members
DOWNLOADSTentative Agenda Document is available for download (.pdf)
RESERVATIONS(800) 233-1234 RESERVATIONS (WWW)(https://aws.passkey.com/go/COER)
GROUP ROOM RATE$145.00 Single/Double/Triple/Quadruple (plus state & local taxes) — GROUP CODEG-COER
CUT-OFF DATE • (May 12, 2017) or when the Council's room block is full

Webinars

The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) is exploring innovative and economical ways to bring professional development training to the comfort of your office. We have begun a series of trainings that involve participation through a combination of web-based presentations and conference calls called Webinars. These low-cost trainings (no travel, lodging, or meal costs) will enable program staff to receive high quality professional development and remain in their office to provide services to their participants with minimal interruption. Space is limited. Register early!

NOTE — For any webinars for which there is a cost, payment must be made by credit card. No purchase orders will be accepted, even if your registration is processed successfully.

Frequently asked Questions on Regulatory/Budget/Management Issues (New Director Series)
Regulatory
Thursday, April 13, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (ET)
Budget
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (ET)
Management
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (ET)
$250.00 for Members Only, $500.00 for Non-Members (Single Session)
$550.00 for Members Only, $1350.00 for Non-Members (All Three Sessions)

When should I call my program specialist? Do I need approval for that purchase or change from what was written in my proposal? Where are the regulations that apply to my program? Where can I find an example of an itinerary for a college tour trip? What is a "reasonable" amount to spend on such a trip? This session is designed to assist new TRIO programs and new staff from established programs to learn where to find basic information about their most pressing questions. From legislation, to regulations, to the TRIO Listserv, and relevant websites, get a map to finding the answers.

Learn About TextED for EOC Grantees
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (ET)
Free for Everyone

Grantees interested in enhancing their current support services should come hear about Text Ed, an exciting new project funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The project is recruiting EOC grantees to test out — for free — strategic text messaging designed to help EOC participants fulfill their goal of enrolling in college. The messages will include timely, personalized information concerning college enrollment activities and deadlines, resources for overcoming common barriers to enrollment, and an easy way to connect EOC participants with Center staff to provide further assistance.

COE and NEOCA are hosting an informational webinar presented by the Text Ed project team on April 19th at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET. All EOC grantees are invited to learn about how your program can be a part of this initiative.

Prepare for the Interim EOC and TS Annual Reports
Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (ET)
Free for Members, $250.00 for Non-Members

Come learn about the interim annual report your program will submit to the U.S. Department of Education. Student numbers, budgetary issues and other key matters will be discussed.

Onboard

Hit the Ground RunningNew to college access and success? COE's Onboarding Orientation and Professional Development is designed to bring you quickly up to speed in three modes of learning. First, a one-on-one conversation with a supervisor identifies pressing professional development needs. Second, an on-site, in-person workshop affords the opportunity to connect to leader experts from other programs. Finally, the learning modules enable practitioners to review the history, resources, regulations and effective strategies to do their job competently and successfully.