What We Do
VAEOPP aims to increase access to college, graduate school, and professional school by providing the following services:
VAEOPP’s member institutions provide grant aid and researched based direct services to their respective program participants that effectively improve secondary school graduation rates, increase college matriculation, persistence and degree completion rates.
Increasing College Access
VAEOPP’s member organizations take a number of steps to increase college access and affordability.
VAEOPP provides professional development to TRIO professionals through our conferences and mentoring.
VAEOPP encourages member institutions to contribute their “fair share” by paying their membership dues.
Many of our individual programs, as well as our state association, provide need based scholarships.
Tutoring & Workshops
VAEOPP provides direct services to program participants though tutoring, counseling, workshops, and seminars.
We encourage Congressional representatives to advocate for TRIO participants by inviting them to visit their campus.