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Policy Seminar: Early Bird Deadline Tomorrow!

Policy Seminar – March 5-9! ODSA NEEDS YOU!

  • Leadership Summit: March 5-6
  • Policy Seminar: March 6-8
  • Relations w/ Department of Ed: March 9

Policy and Relations w/the Department Seminars $450 (COE Members)

***Early Bird Registration Ends December 18th***

(Early Bird Pricing for a Veteran Policy Member)

  • $95.00 – Policy Portion  ( NO GRANT FUNDS)
  • $355.00 – Relations w/Department of Ed (GRANT FUNDS)

ODSA will have Policy Stipends available to ODSA Members to participate and represent at Policy! Follow this link to access the application (priority deadline December 18th)

***We are exploring options to make attending Policy cheaper, such as sharing a VRBO home. Please let me know if you would be interested in this option. We’ve found great deals that would make lodging less than $50 per night!!!***


How to use grant funds to pay for Policy Seminar: How to make Policy Seminar less expensive:

  • Flight and Hotel stay for 1st night – Leadership Summit Book your flight now
  • Hotel 2nd night – Leadership Summit Stay in less expensive housing (or share your room at the hotel)
  •     ODSA Stipend 3rd night – Policy Seminar *Vacation Day Required* Take the subway instead of a taxi from the airport
  • Flight and Hotel 4thnight – Relations with Department of Education Instead of taking full per diem, just get reimbursed for what you actually spend on meals

Policy Seminar is vitally important to the continuation of our programs and the success of our students. Don’t miss this opportunity to tell Congress that TRIO Works!!!

Alumni who are interested in applying for scholarship funds should include a personal statement regarding the impact of the TRIO program as well as a letter of recommendation from their TRIO Director and/or Coordinator/Advisor/Counselor.


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