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Training Opportunities for Federal TRIO Programs Personnel

Fiscal Year 2016

| Training Priorities | Introduction | Contact Information |
| Priority 1 Schedule | Priority 2 Schedule | Priority 3 Schedule |Priority 4 Schedule | Priority 5 Schedule |

Linda Byrd-Johnson, Director, Student Service Area
Katie Blanding, Director, Graduate and Special Focus Programs Division
Suzanne Ulmer, Training Program Lead

Federal TRIO Programs: Educational Opportunity Centers Program, Talent Search Program, Upward Bound Program, Upward Bound Math/Science Program, Upward Bound Veterans Program, Student Support Services Program, Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program

Priorities for the Training Program

#1 - Training to: improve recordkeeping; reporting of student and project performance; and the rigorous evaluation of project performance in order to design and operate a model TRIO project.

#2 - Training on: budget management; and the legislative and regulatory requirements for the operation of the Federal TRIO Programs.

#3 - Training on: assessment of student needs; proven retention and graduation strategies; and the use of educational technology in order to design and operate a model TRIO project.

#4 - Training on: student financial aid; college and university admissions policies and procedures; and proven strategies to improve the financial literacy and economic literacy of students, including basic personal income, household money management, financial planning skills, and basic economic decisionmaking skills.

#5 - Training on: proven strategies for recruiting and serving hard-to-reach populations -- including students who are limited English proficient, students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education, students who are individuals with disabilities, students who are homeless children and youths, students who are foster care youth, or other disconnected students.

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Introduction

The Training Program for Federal TRIO Programs (Training Program) is designed to assist TRIO personnel in improving the operation and success of the TRIO projects. Whether you are new to the staff of a project funded under the Federal TRIO Programs or have been involved with a TRIO project for many years, there may be a training session that can assist you in doing your job more effectively. We encourage you to look at the information provided here and to share it with your colleagues.

In order to assist you in determining which training would work best for you, we have organized the training schedule by "priority." The priorities for training were legislated by Congress and determined by the Department of Education (Department) to be the most appropriate in meeting the needs of TRIO personnel. The Department awarded grants to organizations and institutions of higher education to conduct the training sessions. These organizations and institutions have developed training that is appropriate for all levels of personnel and for personnel working in every TRIO program. We are hopeful that you will find a priority training that will suit you and your colleagues.

To register for the trainings, please use the links provided for the registration and/or contact the person listed for the organization or institution conducting that training. The Department of Education cannot register participants for the trainings. We have listed the contact information at the end of this page. Each organization and institution conducting the training has a Web site where you will find additional information on the individual training session.

If you have additional questions, other than registration questions, about the Training Program, please contact the program lead, Suzanne Ulmer, by e-mail at suzanne.ulmer@ed.gov or by telephone at 202-502-7789. Remember to contact the organizations providing the training for questions about registration.

The trainings listed below are being paid for with Federal TRIO Programs' resources. It is imperative that if you register for training that you actually attend the training or give ample notification that you will not be there. We will ask for a list of no-shows from the training organizations and these no-shows will risk not being able to attend another TRIO-sponsored training event.

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Schedule of Training
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Priority #1 – Training to: improve recordkeeping; reporting of student and project performance; and the rigorous evaluation of project performance in order to design and operate a model TRIO project.

On-site Training Dates Location Contact
October 28-30, 2015 Denver, CO Renaissance
February 2016 (TBD) To be determined (TBD) COE
February 20-24, 2016 Long Beach, CA Sonoma State
April 27-28, 2016 Atlanta, GA Renaissance
May 3-4, 2016 Virginia Beach, VA Sonoma State
Online Training Dates Time/Details Contact
October 21 - November 11, 2015 Online Renaissance
November 2, 2015 -- UB/UBMS APR
November 16, 2015 -- TS APR
November 18, 2015 -- SSS APR
November 20, 2015 -- EOC APR
November 23, 2015 -- McNair
November 30, 2015 -- VUB APR
Online from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET COE

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Priority #2 – Training on: budget management; and the legislative and regulatory requirements for operation of the Federal TRIO Programs.

On-site Training Dates Location Contact
January 25-26, 2016 for Institutional Teams Charlotte, NC Sonoma State
January 27-29, 2016 New Orleans, LA SAEOPP
March 21-23, 2016 Las Vegas, NV SAEOPP
April 4-8, 2016 Kansas City, MO Sonoma State

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Priority #3 – Training on: assessment of student needs; proven retention and graduation strategies; and the use of educational technology in order to design and operate a model TRIO project -- for staff working on projects funded under any of the TRIO Programs.

On-site Training Dates Location Contact
January 24-26, 2016 New Orleans, LA SAEOPP
April 25-27, 2016 San Diego, CA SAEOPP
August 1-3, 2016 San Juan, PR SAEOPP

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Priority #4 – Training on: student financial aid, and college and university admissions policies and procedures – for staff working on projects funded under any of the TRIO Programs.

On-site Training Dates Location Contact
February 1-3, 2016 Las Vegas, NV UNLV
May 13-15, 2016 Chicago, IL UNLV
Online Training Dates Time/Details Contact
February 3-4, 2016 Online UNLV

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Priority #5 – Training on: proven strategies for recruiting and serving hard-to-reach populations -- including students who are limited English proficient, students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education, students who are individuals with disabilities, students who are homeless children and youths, students who are foster care youth, or other disconnected students.

On-site Training Dates Location Contact
November 16-17, 2015 Anaheim, CA Sonoma State
February 20-24, 2016 Long Beach, CA Sonoma State
March 12-13, 2016 Albuquerque, NM Sonoma State
April 4-8, 2016 Kansas City, MO Sonoma State

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Registration and Contact Information

COE
Council for Opportunity in Education
1025 Vermont Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005

Ms. Margaret Cahalan
Registration/Information:
Telephone: 202-347-7430
Fax: 202-347-0786
Web site: www.coenet.us/training

Renaissance

The Renaissance Education Group, Inc.
1058 West Club Boulevard
Suite 6 – 661
Durham, NC 27701

Dr. Kenneth Mitchell
Project Director
Telephone: 919-416-1736 ext. 25
Fax: 866-618-7939
E-mail: kmitchell@renaissance-ed.net
Web site: www.renaissance-ed.net
TRIO Training: www.RenaissanceTRIOTraining.net

SAEOPP
Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel
2001 Martin L. King Jr. Drive
Suite 406
Atlanta, GA 30310

Ms. Deborah Northcross
Telephone: 404-752-7334
Fax: 404-752-7336
E-mail: dnorthcross@comcast.net
Web site: http://center.saeoppevents.org

Sonoma State University
TRIO Training
5657 West Ashcroft Avenue
Fresno, CA 93722

Mr. David Ferguson
Telephone: 559-449-3565
Fax: 559-449-3565
E-mail: david.ferguson@sonoma.edu
Web site and Application Link: www.sonoma.edu/trio-training

UNLV
University of Nevada – Las Vegas
5606 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Dr. William Sullivan
Telephone: 702-774-4101
Fax: 702-774-4333
E-mail: triotraining@unlv.edu
Web Site: http://caeo.unlv.edu/training.html

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