Professional Development Offerings: 

Creating Summer Enrichment Programs for TRIO & Early College

Date: June 15, 2023

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM via Zoom

This Professional Development virtual training will focus on creating a hybrid summer enrichment program for staff members working with TRIO and Early College students. The training will also focus on exploring utilizing carryover funds and using TRIO regulations to develop a proposal for your program officer. The goal is to leverage existing resources and create an engaging and inclusive learning experience for students during the summer break. After the initial presentation, the presenter will have a Q & A session.

Registration Link:

National Student Leadership Conference Presents: No Summer Bridge? No Problem!
  • Date: June 27-29th, 2023
  • Time: 3:00-6:00 PM daily

Register up to five (5) students here

Session topics include:

  • adjusting to life on campus
  • understanding financial aid
  • planning for classroom to career
  • Self-care as healthcare
  • TRIO alumni round table 

Please select “Register Myself” and then the option for the number of students you would like to register and enter their name and their email address in the question section.

  • One student – $750
  • Two students – $1,110
  • Three students – $1,125
  • Four students – $1,500
  • Five students – $1,975

*****If you would like to register more than five (5) students, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Angela Holley at (202) 347-7430 or


Onboard Series: Orientation & Professional Development

Date: August 15-17, 2023

New to college access and success? Or do you need a refresher?  COE’s Onboarding Orientation and Professional Development are designed to bring you quickly up to speed with three modes of learning.  You have the option of registering for:

  • Any webinar at $350 each (member price) or
  • The complete four-session series at $800 (member price). The four-session option provides multiple sessions each day with the addition of session four (4 )for course selection.

The entire four-part series gives you the following package:

  • A one-on-one conversation to identify pressing program and professional development needs.
  • Attendance to a four-part virtual training equivalent to the full-day on-site, in-person workshop to connect to leader experts from other programs. 
  • Access to online learning modules to enable a review of the history, resources, regulations, and practical strategies to do the job competently and successfully. 

Once registered, selection and participation in online learning can begin immediately.

Register Now!

ONLINE COURSE: Structuring Services to Meet Desired Outcomes, Part II

Asynchronous, beginning Tuesday, June 5, until Friday, June 16

Using the last funded grant proposal, course participants will identify their project’s plans to meet goals and how each contributes to the accomplishment of prescribed outcomes. Participants will examine factors that influence the delivery of services to project participants/clients and investigate effective ways to evaluate project outcomes and why evaluation is essential. Participants will develop a logic model to link objectives, services, and evaluation techniques to illustrate these components’ relationships.

Register HEREI

$500 for members/$800 for non-members

Student Mental Health Program Strategies

May 31, 2023, from 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. ET

The mental health crisis among students requires a collaborative effort from teachers, parents, school administrators, and mental health professionals. This session moves from awareness to action, focusing on sustainable strategies for programs to implement in their Summer and Fall program planning. Learn how to address student mental health to increase student retention rates, improve student well-being, reduce stigma, and positively impact the culture at your campus.

Register HERE

Innovation Forum on Project Models for SSS

$399 member/ $799 non-member

Start early on your 2025 Student Support Services proposal.   This Forum, led by seasoned directors and COE staff, focuses on enhancing your program design by learning about different strategies and emphasizing how to incorporate required services.  Participants will weigh the strengths and limitations of these approaches with colleagues from across the country. 

The Forum spans two days – July 10 from 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific and July 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific

Register Now

Register online by July 7, 2023.  After July 7, come to the hotel to register.

Student Support Services Proposal Writing Workshop

Free for institutional members

COE will host a Proposal Writing Workshop (PWW) in San Diego to assist participants in writing a competitive grant proposal. Critical areas of the proposal will be dissected and reviewed carefully with participants and helpful hints learned from past competitions.

The program begins July 11 at 12:30 pm PT and concludes July 12 at 3:30 pm PT.

Register Now

Register online by July 7 or at the conference hotel on July 11.

This PWW is for current COE Members only.  Your institution must be a member of COE as of July 11, 2023, to be a part of this PWW.  For membership inquiries, please reach out to Vanessa Ramirez at

Priority VI: Management Institute for New TRIO Directors invites you to San Diego (but you can still participate virtually too).

Hybrid | July 13-15 | Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education,

COE is pleased to host a Priority VI Training Management Institute for New TRIO Directors. This free Management Institute assists new directors and senior staff management in acquiring or improving upon the knowledge and management skills necessary to administer TRIO programs. Register early to secure your spot!

Want to host a Professional Development Opportunity or have suggestions on what you would like to see MEOA host? 

Fill out our suggestion form here or linked below titled “PD Form Here”!