MEOA members with Congressman Jim McGovern
Founded in 1984, the Massachusetts Educational Opportunity Association (MEOA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization made up of educators, policy makers, professionals in the private sector and other individuals committed to ensuring that secondary and post-secondary educational opportunities are appropriate and accessible to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
MEOA currently has over 160 members from across the state and is affiliated regionally with the New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) and nationally with the Washington, DC-based Council for Opportunity in Education (COE).
What We Do
Through our annual conference, professional development events, listserv, scholarship, quarterly newsletter, alumni outreach, and advocacy efforts MEOA works to advocate for and support the work of TRiO and Gear-Up Programs hosted in the state.