~~THIS TRAINING HAS CONCLUDED~~
October 14-16, 2013
Sheraton Anaheim Hotel
This training is in conjunction with the Professional Development Seminar (PDS) of the Nevada and Southern Calif. Chapters of the Western Assoc. of Educational Opportunity Personnel (WESTOP). Therefore, you get two training opporuntities for the price of one travel. The Professional Development Seminar there is “Strengthening Partnerships for Increased Effectiveness.” The first day of the TRIO Training is primarily devoted to the NV and SoCal Professional Development Seminar, which anyone can attend; however there is a different registration process and fee. The actually TRIO Training begins with breakfast on Oct. 15.
Apply to this TRAINING HERE if you live outside Southern California or Nevada.
Hotel Information: The Sheraton Anaheim Hotel rate is $129 plus tax for a single or double, $139 for a triple, and $149 for a quad room. Located next door to the Disneyland Parks, there is a complimentary shuttle service every 30 minutes to and from all the Disney attractions. You can easily explore the nightlife of Downtown Disney featuring great restaurants and entertainment venues like the House of Blues and the ESPN Zone Sports Arena.
You can make your hotel room reservation by going to https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1307175693&key=8F227 or calling 888-627-8065. Let them know that you are in room block TRIO Training. You should make your reservation no later than 10/4/13.
Tentative agenda and you can CLICK the poster to download a printable 8"x10" poster (hi-res 1.79 MB).
February 24-27, 2014
Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
This training is currently full and there is a waiting list. Apply as normal and you'll be given a place on the list and updated regularly.
This training is in conjunction with the Professional Development Seminar of the Pacific Island Chapter of the Western Assoc. of Educational Opportunity Personnel (WESTOP). Therefore, you get two training opporuntities for the price of one travel. The third day of the training is primarily devoted to the Pacific Island Chapter of WESTOP Professional Development Seminar, which anyone can attend; however there is a different registration process and fee. The actually TRIO Training begins with breakfast on Feb. 24 and ends the afternoon of Feb. 25. The professional development seminar follows for Feb. 26 and part of Feb. 27.
Hotel Information: The Sheraton Princess Kaiulani offers a glimpse at Hawaii's royal past in the heart of Waikiki. This Oahu hotel graces the former estate of Hawaii's last princess. Rooms rates are excellent for Hawaii in February: $161. SIMPLY CALL (800) 782-9488 or call directly to the hotel's resorts desk at (808) 921-4631 to make your room reservation. Please mention that you are part of the TRIO Training.
Tentative agenda and you can CLICK the poster to download a printable 8"x10" poster (hi-res 6.6 MB).
April 22-23, 2014
Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO
This training affords new TRIO staff (with less that two years experience) a priority seating.
Hotel Information: The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center is a city within a city. Located in the heart of downtown, The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center is encompassed by Hallmark's Crown Center. This city within a city offers guests 85 acres of shops, restaurants, and theatres—all of which can be accessed from within the hotel.
You can make your reservation by clicking the link HOTEL RESERVATIONS. A single or double is $129 plus tax; a triple is $154, a quad is $179, and suites are $450 and up. Make your reservation before March 23, 2014 to get these fantastic rates.
Tentative agenda and you can CLICK the poster to download a printable 8"x10" poster (hi-res 5.9 MB).
May 15-16, 2014
Hotel Information: Four Points by Sheraton Historic Savannah is the best historic Savannah hotel, offering a great location just a few steps away from downtown. Walk along the many cobblestone streets, browse quaint shops and charming boutiques, or linger in the world-class restaurants. Enjoy the very best of our historic Savannah hotel charm, plus the convenience of being close to great local attractions such as Tybee Island and River Street. The Ships of the Sea Museum hotel is located right next door.
The room rates are $139+tax single or double. To reserve your room, simply click Four Points by Sheraton Historic Savannah. If that doe not work, paste the link <https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/MPView.go?id=1312107137&mp=true&rep=0 > into your browser. This website also provides additonal information about the hotel.
Tentative agenda and you can CLICK the poster to download a printable 8"x10" poster (hi-res 15.6 MB).
Priority 5 TRIO Training is for ALL TRIO staff. This interactive training focuses on recruiting and serving TRIO students, especially those from high-risk and hard-to-reach populations included in the Higher Education Opportunity Act and new program regulations. There will be sessions devoted to new TRIO Staff, the new regulations, high-risk participants requirements in upcoming grant competitions, and working sessions to develop plans for confronting these latest changes in TRIO. Each trainee will receive a CD loaded with valuable resources to put thousands of pages of information at your finger tip. Here is a list CD resources.