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Upcoming Events 2021

Illinois TRIO is an Educational Opportunity Program organization which is comprised of directors, counselors, students, parents, educators, and others who are dedicated to ensuring access and education for all who desire a post-secondary education.

NEWS and UPDATES

Upcoming Events
  • February 27| TRIO Day North and South
  • March 21-24 | COE Policy Seminar
  • April 14-16 | Illinois TRIO Professional Conference
  • May | EOA's Women in STEM Conference
  • May | EOA's Men of Excellence Conference
  • June| IL TRIO Student Leadership Conference
  • September 12-15 | COE's Annual Conference
  • November 07-10 | EOA Professional Conference

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Virtual Illinois

TRIO Day North

February 27, 2o21

10:00am-2:00pm

National TRIO Day is meant to focus the nation's "attention on the needs of disadvantaged young people and adults aspiring to improve their lives if they are to become contributing citizens of the country, and to the talent which will be wasted if that investment is not made."'

TRIO Day has been proclaimed a National Day of service. We encourage programs to perform some sort of community service-as a way for TRIO to give back to their community and say thank you for its support. 

Virtual Illinois

TRIO Day South

February 27, 2o21

10:00am-2:00pm

National TRIO Day is meant to focus the nation's "attention on the needs of disadvantaged young people and adults aspiring to improve their lives if they are to become contributing citizens of the country, and to the talent which will be wasted if that investment is not made."'

TRIO Day has been proclaimed a National Day of service. We encourage programs to perform some sort of community service-as a way for TRIO to give back to their community and say thank you for its support. 

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COE's Policy Seminar

March 22-24, 2021

              All Virtual

                  This year’s virtual summit consists of three events:

 

  • 1) The TRIO Alumni Leadership Forum, a virtual networking event for TRIO alumni takes place on Saturday, March 20;

  •  2) The Seminar on Relations with the U.S. Department of Education or “ED Seminar” will include remarks from grant agency officials and programmatic breakout sessions on Monday, March 22; and

  • 3) The two-day advocacy session (formally known as the “Policy Seminar”) will feature remarks by key Members of Congress and online panels of legislative experts, advocacy training, and virtual visits to Capitol Hill on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 23 and 24. 

Virtual Illinois

TRIO Professional Conference

April 14-16, 2021

The conference will offer a variety of speakers from the state, regional and national level.  It will also offer opportunities to share ideas with other programs, hear from our own TRIO Professionals and Alumni. We will provide concurrent sessions focused on topics such as the following: Financial Literacy, Technology, Government Relations, Advocacy, Student Recruitment and Retention, STEM Education, Alumni Tracking, Addressing Mental Health Issues, Legislation and Regulations, and many more topics.

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EOA Women in STEM Conference

May 2021

Location: TBD

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS 

  • College campus and Academic/Career Fair

  • Discussion on current STEM issues

  • Empowerment Young Women Panel discussion 

  • Concurrent sessions that allow students to explore all disciplines of STEM

  • Motivational speakers

EOA Men of Excellence Conference 

May 2021

Location: TBD

This conference, inspired by President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Initiative, is targeted to young men from pre-college and collegiate programs.  Attendees will work with TRIO/Higher Education professionals on personal and college planning along with life skill development.

Illinois TRIO - Student Leadership Conference

June 26, 2020

In order to consistently prepare our students for success, it is important to engage them in leadership training that will assist them in being successful in high school and in college.The conference will offer a variety of workshops, campus activities, a student panel, a motivational speaker and much more! It will also offer opportunities to for students at different levels in secondary and post-secondary programs to network and share ideas of educational success.Workshops and activities will stem from program objectives and competitive priority requirements. They will cover topics such as STEM, Financial Literacy, Leadership Development, Diversity, and College and Career Readiness for all.

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EOA 46th Annual Conference 

November 07-10, 2021 Indianapolis, IN

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Illinois TRIO Job Postings

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