2022 Annual Policy Seminar: The Power of Persistence

The Policy Seminar includes three events: Leadership Summit, Seminar on Relations with the U.S. Department of Education, and the newly titled Legislative Conference.

Leadership Summit• Sunday, March 20, 2022

Throughout the history of COE, it has taken different types of leaders to help TRIO become what it is today. COE's annual Leadership Summit provides high-quality professional development for all levels of leaders in TRIO.  Whether you are new to TRIO or a seasoned professional, this day-long convening will highlight your expertise at the local, state, regional, and national levels. For questions on the Leadership Summit, please contact Jennifer Rudolph at [email protected].

Seminar on Relations with the U.S. Department of Education • Monday, March 21, 2022  

This seminar for college access and success professionals in post-secondary institutions and community agencies provides information about:

•    U.S. Department of Education policies.
•    U.S. Department of Educational fiscal and programmatic regulations and reporting requirements.
•    The latest information on TRIO regulations; and
•    The outlook for upcoming TRIO grant competitions.

For questions on the Seminar on Relations with the U.S. Department of Education, please contact Angelica Vialpando at [email protected].

Legislative Conference • Tuesday and Wednesday, March 22-23, 2022
The Power of Persistence
—COE’s 41st annual Policy Seminar affords the TRIO community the opportunity to help educate Members of Congress, congressional staff, and others about the history and the success of federal college access and success programs. This event gives participants a chance to represent the interests of low-income and first-generation students and veterans, adult learners, and students with disabilities in the policy arena.

For questions on the Legislative Conference, please contact Jonathan Elkin at [email protected].

3/20/2022 - 3/23/2022
Washington, DC
Registration is closed.


Sunday, 20 March 2022

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

3/22/2022 - 3/23/2022