A Sweet Celebration Honoring Talent Search

During the 2015 Fall Conference, AASAP will be celebrating Talent Search’s 50 years of service to TRIO eligible students. This celebration will be open to alumni from all TRIO programs so please share the graphic below with your program alumni. As indicated on the invitation, we do ask that any alumni who plan to attend complete the RSVP form at the link provided.

In addition, we hope that all conference attendees will join us for this sweet celebration and will pick up a complimentary event ticket at registration. The ticket for this event entitles the holder to enjoy a (pre-dinner) TRIO of Snacks which includes a mini Pub Cookie, a mini Root beer Float, and a mini Gelato. Please note that conference attendees are not required to RSVP at the link provided for alumni.

TRIO Alumni please RSVP at: http://goo.gl/forms/Pr6zyE4Kvi

Calling All AASAP Members... We Need Your Help!

Members—

AASAP needs your help! Please seriously consider submitting a proposal for the 2015 Fall Conference. AASAP is an organization made up of bright and talented professionals, so step up and step out to share your knowledge with your colleagues.

Call for Proposals

AASAP is now accepting proposals for conference concurrent sessions. The conference theme is “Growing opportunities. Rooted in success.” Proposal submissions should address topics relevant to TRIO programs and personnel such as advocacy, education, technology, best practice, membership, and professional development. Workshop length should be 50 minutes which includes 10 minutes for questions. Proposals need to be submitted by August 30th and will be reviewed based on interest, originality, expertise of presenter(s), and relevance to the conference theme. An email detailing the final status of selected proposals will be sent by September 4, 2015. For more information, please contact Cory Godbolt at cory.godbolt@lyon.edu or 870-307-7329. Please complete the online “Call for Proposals” through the link below:
http://goo.gl/forms/O4YMU9iPfB

Call for Moderators

AASAP is looking for volunteers to serve as concurrent session moderators. As a moderator, you will provide a service to both session presenters and participants by making sure each session runs smoothly. Your responsibilities will include: attending a brief orientation, meeting the speaker before the session, keeping the speaker on time, asking for questions from the audience, and overseeing the session evaluations. Individuals selected to serve as moderators will be contacted prior to the conference for confirmation. For more information, please contact Cory Godbolt at cory.godbolt@lyon.edu or 870-307-7329. Please complete the online “Call for Moderators” through the link below:
http://goo.gl/forms/uiXrXCLQFz