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SSU TRIO Training application available 11/1/15!: Please review our 2022 training calendar!  Our application will be available on 11/1/21.
Picture of generic calendar TRIO Training Calendar: The US Department of Education is planning to publish the TRIO Training calendar on 10/15/21 - look in your inboxes for the email!
Upcoming Virtual Options??: Look for our dates for our final virtual training of the year - PR6 only.  Coming soon!
Picture of San Diego skyline from the ocean Sunny San Diego!: September in San Diego?  What could be better?!  PR5 and PR6 being offered in San Diego.  Apply NOW!
Picture of Boston Common Hey Hey Boston!: On the road again!  Join us in Boston in August for PR5, PR6 or both!  PR5 is filling up fast - Apply now!
Priority 5 Training starting 4/20!: Registered for PR5 but can't log in?  Access the SOCIO platform for training content: https://app.socio.events/MTAxNjE%3D/overview  Or live help desk here: https://socio.zoom.us/j/94
PR5 Waitlist Re-Opened!!: HURRY!  The Priority 5 Virtual Training has re-opened for a short time.  Apply now - select the "wailist invitee only" option on the application.
Priority 6 Training - Virtual Webinar: Apply now for Priority 6 Virtual Training April 27th-30th!  This training is filling up fast!
Priority 5 Training - Virtual Webinars FULL: Our Priority 5 Webinars in February and April are FULL!  If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email me at shannon.smith@sonoma.edu.
Picture of generic calendar Training Calendar Posted!: Our training calendar for 2021 is posted!  Apply now!

Welcome TRIO Professionals! 

As we head toward the end of 2021, I think it is safe to say it is a year never to be forgotten.  It was my first year as the TRIO Training Director for Sonoma State and it was both challenging and rewarding.  We hosted 3 virtual trainings using the platform SOCIO and 4 in-person trainings in Boston, MA and San Diego, CA.  We are happy to announce that in 2022, we will return to our preferred method of training delivery - on-site and in-person! .  We will, however, offer virtual attendance for several of our trainings to continue to accommodate those who can not travel.

The TRIO Training program exists to meet the needs of TRIO professionals, new and seasoned.  Sonoma State University’s TRIO Training Team has an astonishing 330+ years of TRIO experience, and some of the most seasoned professional in the nation.  I am pleased to lead this team as we accept the challenges of a POST-COVID world (almost).  Our team is known across the country for offering personal, engaging, and bountiful training sessions.  Our commitment is to continue to provide training that is reflective of the challenges that exist in the TRIO community - in fact, we are working diligently to update curriculum and delivery for 2022.

We will offer 7 training sessions this year – 4 for Priority 5 (Hard to Reach Populations) and 3 for Priority 6 (New Director’s Training) through in-person and hybrid events.   There has never been a better time for TRIO Training – our community needs a place to refresh skills, ask questions, share stories, and feel supported.  Our team is here for you.  Please do not hesitate to reach out with your questions about our upcoming training and we look forward to seeing you in 2022!

In TRIO love,

Shannon Smith
Director of TRIO Training
Sonoma State University