Collaborating Forward: Illinois & Indiana TRiO hosts Professional Development Conference

This year, Illinois and Indiana TRIO hosted the Inaugural By-chapter Annual Educational Opportunity Program Professional Development Conference on May 18-20, 2015, at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. 

With the theme of Collaborating Forward, the conference featured strategies for enhancing/expanding complementary and supplementary education programs, implementing and identifying best practices, as well as, engaging in national and local educational issues. Topics of workshop sessions included but were not limited to the following:

  • 21st Century Skills and Workforce Readiness
  • Educational Access, Diversity and Opportunity - Collaborations to leverage resources
  • College Readiness for All
  • Financial Literacy
  • Research, Data, Evaluation and Measuring Outcomes
  • Rural Strategies
  • Using Technology to Enhance Program Outcomes
  • Government relations and advocacy
  • Recruitment and retention strategies
  • STEM Education

Congratulations, on a job well done! #TRiOWorks