Articles posted here are the latest updates from SAEOPP.  A brief excerpt from the latest 5 articles will appear on the SAEOPP Home Page.  


2018 SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference

posted Feb 13, 2018, 8:10 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 8:10 AM ]

The 2018 SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 28-July 1, 2018.  Please click on the save the date flyer below to go to the SAEOPP McNair Scholars Conference website!

SAEOPP McNair Scholars website

SAEOPP Scholarships

posted Nov 10, 2017, 12:27 PM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Nov 10, 2017, 12:27 PM ]

The competition for 2018 SAEOPP Scholarships opened October 20, 2017 and all applications are due by 11:59:59 on November 17, 2017.

Please visit the SAEOPP Scholarship Competition page for information on these awards.  On the page you will find a sample application, rubric, webinar/video about completing the application, as well as a link to the application itself.  

2018 SAEOPP Conference

posted Aug 23, 2017, 10:25 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Jan 5, 2018, 5:32 AM by Summer Copley ]

The 2018 SAEOPP Conference will be held on February 4-7, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, GA.  Registration is now open.  Visit for more information about the conference, and when you're ready to register visit to register!

We are currently taking conference and membership registration, available pre-conference trainings, special sessions for Institutional Members by Program and much more!

SAEOPP Best Practices Blowout

posted Jul 24, 2017, 3:35 PM by Michael Maxwell   [ updated Aug 1, 2017, 3:10 PM by Matthew Hyden ]

LEARN PRACTICAL INFORMATION ON HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR TRIO PROGRAM! Whether you have a brand new program or one funded since 1964, this training will provide strategies and best practices! You will also learn about GRANT MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE – everything it takes to actually operate your TRIO grant –from legislation & regulations, to fiscal concerns and reporting. THE TRAINING CATERS TO BOTH NEW AND SEASONED STAFF. As a matter of fact, we feel the mix helps both groups learn more while sharing information.

DATE: November 13-15, 2017


VENUE: Caribe Royale Hotel 1-888-258-7501 under Group Code “SAEOPP”

HOTEL RATE: $149 + 14.5% tax until October 20th or block is full

REGISTRATION: $395 per person

INFORMATION: SAEOPP Center (404) 752-7334 or Treasurer Ray Cabrera


Please see our Best Practices Blowout FAQ page for answers to commonly asked questions about this event.

MySAEOPP - Login or Register and visit the All Staff Blowout Link


posted Feb 10, 2017, 1:22 PM by Michael Maxwell   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 2:14 PM ]

SAEOPP Conference 2017

posted Oct 28, 2016, 7:05 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Nov 15, 2016, 1:31 PM ]

2017 SAEOPP Conference website
The 45th SAEOPP Conference will be held in Mobile, AL on February 12-15th. More information can be found about the conference by visiting the 2017 SAEOPP Conference website.

Once you know you are attending, go to to register today!  This is the same site we've used for the past few years, so logging in and registering should be quick and easy.

If you've not already registered as a member for 2016-2017, it's not too late to do that at as well!

We'll be posting many of the exciting things that will happen at the 45th Annual Conference here at at the  2017 SAEOPP Conference website very soon!


posted Sep 9, 2016, 8:01 AM by Michael Maxwell   [ updated Sep 9, 2016, 8:02 AM ]


SAEOPP has two exciting training opportunities available in November!  The All Programs Best Practices Forum and the Upward Bound/McNair Proposal Writing Workshop!

Both trainings will be held at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida. The hotel room block closes on October 10th or until the SAEOPP room block is full.  Click on each flyer below for more information about each workshop

Register for both workshops to stretch your travel dollars; one trip for two great workshops! 

All Programs Best Practices Forum
This event will be November 1-2, 2016.
Click here to learn more about this event.


Upward Bound/McNair Proposal Writing Workshop
This event will be November 3-4, 2016.
Click here to learn more about this event.

SAEOPP Elections

posted Aug 10, 2016, 5:34 AM by Matthew Hyden   [ updated Sep 9, 2016, 10:39 AM ]

Candidates for the 2017-2019 slate of SAEOPP Officers have been announced.  We have 3 candidates running for president, and one candidate for each other office: vice president, secretary, & treasurer. Please see the Elections page for more information about each candidate, and about the process of this election.  

Voting is open from September 4-16, 2016.  Please visit to login and vote.  You must be a paid member to vote in the SAEOPP Election.

Please report any unethical behavior to the Nominations committee by emailing directly to

SSS Best Practices Forum BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!!

posted May 23, 2016, 11:30 AM by Michael Maxwell   [ updated Jun 1, 2016, 12:09 PM ]

New staff in newly funded SSS Programs and new staff in refunded SSS Programs are invited to attend the SAEOPP SSS Best Practices Forum. Seasoned staff might also find valuable insight in this workshop, scheduled for July 13-14, 2016 in beautiful Orlando, FL. The topics promise to have an impact on your ability to successfully operate your SSS Project. Registration is now open and don’t miss this chance to network with and learn along with your SSS colleagues!


Arrive July 12

Forum July 13-14 [2 full days] 

Forum Fee: $395/person

Location: Caribe Royale, Orlando, FL

Room Rate: $149, plus 12.5 tax [$169 King Deluxe]



posted Dec 3, 2015, 11:33 PM by SAEOPP INC   [ updated Dec 3, 2015, 11:34 PM ]

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