12th Annual Student Leadership Conference
The WV TRiO Executive Board would like to invite you and your program participants to attend the 12th Annual WV TRiO Student Leadership Conference that will be held in Flatwoods, WV at the Days Hotel Flatwoods Conference Center from April 5-7, 2013. Click here or on the EVENTS Tab and you will find the forms for registration as well as information for you to distribute to your participants who will be selected to attend the conference. Please have all forms submitted by their respective due dates to ensure that we have the most up-to-date information for the conference. There will be many surprises at the conference and hope to see you there! Click on the Events Tab to get all the information
MEAEOPP's 37th Annual Conference
Regular registration continues to be open until March 8th for MEAEOPP's 37th Annual Conference. This year's theme is "TRiO: Breaking Barriers, Changing Lives." It will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay in Cambridge, MD on March 23rd through March 25th. All information, including Conference Highlights can be found at the MEAEOPP Website Conference Webpage.
WV TRiO is the state association of federally funded TRiO programs in West Virginia. As of September 1, 2011 there are 29 TRiO programs in West Virginia. Twenty-five (25) of those programs belong to WV TRiO. WV TRiO is a 501(c) non-profit organization recognized by MEAEOPP (our regional association...Mid Eastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel) and COE (our national association...Council for Opportunity in Education) as a state TRiO organization.
The mission of the Association is to promote equal educational opportunity and greater accessibility to higher education for the TRiO eligible student. WV TRiO seeks to bring together those persons who have an active interest in becoming professionally involved in broadening access to and retention in post-secondary education. The Association also seeks to provide professional staff development to ensure that qualified and informed professionals are engaged in the delivery role with the client population.
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