Council for Opportunity in Education - COE

COE is the only national organization dedicated to furthering the expansion of educational opportunities for low-income and first-generation students

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02/15/2024

empower™ is a secure, cloud-based suite of tools using best-in-class technology to help community partners, college coaches, administrators, and other stakeholders access and analyze data. Learn more at https://coenet.org/empower/

Empowering Excellence: A TRIO Program’s Journey to Streamlined Success with empower™ - In this short Q&A, Kent Battiste, Director of TRIO Upward Bound at Impact Educational and Housing Development in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, describes how introducing his TRIO program to empower™ enhanced data capabilities and streamlined processes, citing its flexible remote access and comprehensive student profiles as key features. As you will read, the transition from paper to online applications, along with the platform’s ability to collect all necessary data in one place, has significantly improved efficiency and effectiveness in program management.

https://coenet.org/news-impact/blog/empowering-excellence-a-trio-programs-journey-to-streamlined-success-with-empower/

02/13/2024

TRIO professionals! Your input is needed to shape the future of TRIO programs. Please take a few moments to complete the 2024 TRIO Compensation Survey linked below and encourage your colleagues to do the same!
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2024Compensation

COEPS2024 Profile Template 02/11/2024

Let peers know you're attending Policy Seminar with the official social media profile picture frame! Grab the template here: https://bit.ly/COEPS2024PROFILEFRAME

Don't forget to proudly tag COE while you're at it, and sprinkle in a little hashtag magic with !

COEPS2024 Profile Template Check out this design designed by Council for Opportunity in Education.

02/10/2024

Nominate a TRIO alumnus to join them as the Council prepares to laud a fresh constellation of extraordinary TRIO luminaries during in the vibrant heart of New York City. The 2024 call for nominations is officially live at https://coenet.org/national-trio-achiever-award/

Be the catalyst of change and nominate the next Trailblazer, but hurry. The opportunity vanishes like stardust on Friday, March 29!

Opportunity Matters Journal - The Pell Institute 02/08/2024

TRIO alumni, practitioners, and faculty help the Pell Institute shape the future of higher education equity with the Opportunity Matters Journal! Apply to be an editor or submit your manuscripts to be published in the fifth volume. Learn more here: https://www.pellinstitute.org/opportunity-matters-journal/

Opportunity Matters Journal - The Pell Institute Opportunity Matters is an open-access academic and creative journal where scholars, practitioners, students, parents and community leaders involved with educational opportunity programs can share their research, reports, ideas and creative works.

02/07/2024

The search for the next National TRIO Achiever is on! Nominate outstanding TRIO alumni before Sunday, March 31, and let's celebrate their achievements together at COE's Annual Conference in New York. Submit your nomination here: https://fs3.formsite.com/coecoecoecoe/u3fuwbwtut/index National TRIO Alumni Association

TRIO Gets Connected - Council for Opportunity in Education 02/06/2024

The Affordable Connectivity Program has not yet been refunded by Congress and is therefore slated to end. Benefits can be expected through the end of April. The last day to register to receive the remaining months of the benefit is tomorrow, February 7. For more information, check out the resources on our TRIO Gets Connected page.

TRIO Gets Connected - Council for Opportunity in Education The Affordable Connectivity Program is a transformative initiative that addresses the digital divide and creates opportunities for individuals and communities.

Photos from Council for Opportunity in Education - COE's post 02/05/2024

Returning to where it all began, Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock helped SAEOPP kick off their regional conference at Savannah State University. Senator Warnock is an alum of the university’s Upward Bound program. TRIO is honored to have him join SAEOPP, Georgia state leaders, and fellow advocates.

02/05/2024

🎉Great news🎉 Early Bird pricing for Policy Seminar has been extended! Don't miss out on this opportunity to engage with top policymakers, thought leaders, and advocates. Secure your spot now. Register here and save: https://coenet.org/policy-seminar/

02/01/2024

LAST CALL: Calling all TRIO professionals, participants, alumni, and literature enthusiasts! Join the national Opportunity Matters Book Club speaker series and register your local chapter or as an individual now. 📚

https://coenet.org/opportunity-matters-book-club/

02/01/2024

Thank you Senator Patty Murray for meeting with our President Kimberly Jones! We’re grateful for your recognition of TRIO’s impact and your advocacy for education is truly appreciated.

Photos from Kevin M. Alicea-Torres, PhD's post 01/29/2024
Opportunity Matters Book Club - Council for Opportunity in Education 01/23/2024

The Opportunity Matters Book Club is reading "First Gen" by Alejandra Campoverdi, a memoir exploring the ups and downs of being first-generation. Join the conversation and register here before February 1: https://coenet.org/opportunity-matters-book-club/

Opportunity Matters Book Club - Council for Opportunity in Education COE invites interested college access programs to form local Opportunity Matters Book Club chapters to engage TRIO students in discussions about how their lives are reflected in literature.

Navigating the Unique Journey of Community College Students - Council for Opportunity in Education 01/22/2024

This webinar goes beyond academics, offering TRIO practitioners a comprehensive approach to support services. Learn more and register at the link below!

Navigating the Unique Journey of Community College Students - Council for Opportunity in Education Explore best practices and holistic approaches for Student Support Services. Navigate the unique challenges faced by community college students and learn how to develop targeted support services that foster successful degree pursuits.

Photos from Council for Opportunity in Education - COE's post 01/19/2024

🔙 Flashback Friday: The COE Institute for Access & Success Professionals hosted at UMBC

A huge shoutout to all the amazing participants who made this experience unforgettable, and a special thank you to Genius Potential for sponsoring this transformative event.

Tag your fellow participants and share what city should host the institute next!

Student Support Services Community Conversation with COE Leadership - Council for Opportunity in Education 01/09/2024

This FREE session led by President Kimberly Jones and COE leaders, updates you on the Student Support Services grant competition. Gain insights and strategic steps for a smoother process. Learn more and register here: https://coenet.org/conferences-events/student-support-services-community-conversation-with-coe-leadership/

Student Support Services Community Conversation with COE Leadership - Council for Opportunity in Education Join COE's exclusive briefing on the FY25 SSS grant competition with President Kimberly Jones. Gain critical insights and strategic steps for a seamless process. Don't miss out – secure your spot now for a brighter future in collegiate educational opportunity.

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