The 2020 Fall Conference, now called the Kennessee TRIO Conference, with Tennessee TRIO Programs will be  a VIRTUAL EVENT held on October 26-28, 2020, with task force meetings and a pre-conference workshop being held on October 22, 2020 and/or October 23, 2020 .  Please see below for all information about the conference as well as ways to get involved and volunteer.

This conference will be a little different for concurrent sessions.  Because of strict social distancing requirements a room limit requirements for concurrent sessions, participants will sign up for a track, and will attend all concurrent sessions in the same room.  Once you register for the conference, you will receive an invoice, and the link to reserve your spot in the track of your choice will be in that email.  The tracks for this conference include:
  • Unmasking Your Potential for TRIO Leadership
  • Unmasking Your Potential for TRIO Participant Services
  • Unmasking Your Potential for TRIO Reporting/Documentation/Data Driven Storytelling
  • Unmasking Your Potential for TRIO Advocacy/Mindfulness/Technology


To register for the conference or pre-conference activities, please click on the links below:

$100 per attendee

Talent Search - Recruiting, Selecting & Servicing in the COVID-19 Era

From the Presenters: "Let us steer you into a competitive plan for your next five years! Ideas for creating a strong proposed plan will be discussed as we navigate a hybrid service model past 2020. We will review key components of your proposal while guiding you with strong advice to create a competitive proposal."

Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Presenters: Summer Bryant - Associate Director, Talent Search Morehead State University & Sherontae Maxwell - Assistant Director Access Programs| Division of Academic Enhancement University of Georgia TRIO Programs - McNair/Student Support Services/Talent Search/Upward Bound/UBMS


To get the best rate for this conference, you have to be a member of KY TRIO Programs.  Become a member today by clicking on this link: KY TRIO Member Registration.

Request for Proposals

Kentucky & Tennessee TRIO Programs are accepting proposals for the following tracks:
  • TRIO Leadership
  • TRIO Participant Services
  • TRIO Reporting/Documentation/Data Driven Storytelling
  • TRIO Advocacy/Mindfulness/Technology

Join the Conference Committee

Kentucky & Tennessee TRIO Programs are looking for volunteers to join the Conference Committee.  If you're interested in using your skills to help Kentucky & Tennessee TRIO Programs and the Kennessee TRIO Conference succeed, please complete the Volunteer Form.


Vendor information and registration will be available in the next few days.  Please check back during the first week in August.