SAEOPP Membership

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Individual Membership

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SAEOPP has three (3) types of individual membership:

ACTIVE PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP (Cost - $50.00)

Active Professional Membership is available to those persons currently or formerly employed full time in the administration or general operation of educational opportunity programs (TRIO) located in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. In order to be accepted for Active Professional Membership, a candidate must be a member of his/her respective state organization, have paid the annual dues of The Association. ) Each Active Member is entitled to one vote and eligible for committee appointment and is eligible to hold an elective office.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (Cost - $50.00)

Associate Membership is available to those persons currently or formerly employed less than full time in the Administration or general operation of educational opportunity programs (TRIO) located in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. In order to be accepted for Associate Membership, a candidate must be a member of his/her respective state organization and have paid the annual dues of The Association. ) Each Associate Member is entitled to one vote and eligible for committee appointment but is not eligible to hold an elective office.

AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP (Cost - $25.00)

Affiliate Membership is available to those persons who support the purposes and objectives of The Association, herein expressed, but who either do not qualify under the membership categories of Article IV, Section 2 and 3, or who would rather make their contributions in less visible or demanding roles. In order to be accepted for Affiliate Membership, a candidate must have paid annual dues of The Association at a rate which is one-half that charged for Active and Associate Membership. Each Affiliate Member has voice but no vote in meetings of The Association and is not eligible to hold an elective office or a committee appointment.

Benefits of becoming an Individual Member

  • Free webinars
  • Reduced rate for the SAEOPP Annual Conference
  • Free Online Copies of the Journal of Opportunity in Education and The SAEOPP Sentinel
  • Receive Breaking TRIO news as it happens from COE
  • Ability to apply for a professional development grant
  • Ability to nominate students for SAEOPP scholarships
  • Ability to run for SAEOPP office
  • Ability to vote for SAEOPP officers
Individual membership is the only way to get a discount on the annual conference or for paid SAEOPP trainings.  Institutional Member by Project does NOT give discounts for the conference or paid SAEOPP trainings.

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Institutional Membership by Project

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Institutional Membership by Project Membership is available to all TRIO projects in the SAEOPP region. In order to be accepted as a Project Member, each project must have paid an annual membership fee in an amount established by the SAEOPP Board. This membership does not have voice or vote but is entitled to participation in specified workshops as designated by the Board. Each Project member is entitled to register no more than three representatives to attend or participate at a reduced or no cost rate in the SAEOPP Techno Tuesday approved by the SAEOPP Board.

Benefits of becoming an Institutional Member by Project
  • 3 Free Admissions to SAEOPP Techno Tuesday (prior to the SAEOPP Conference)
    • Technology Workshop, including a preview to the SAEOPP Technology Expo

There are two tiers of Institutional Membership by Project:

 Membership Type Rate
 Tier 1 - Includes SAEOPP Techno Tuesday Admission for a Maximum of 3 Staff Members
$150 
per program 
 Tier 2 - Includes SAEOPP Techno Tuesday Admission for a Maximum of 3 Staff Members AND 1 Full Page Ad in the Conference Booklet
$250 
per program 

To be eligible for any member rates for the annual conference or paid SAEOPP trainings you must individually be an active professional member of SAEOPP.  Institutional Membership by Program will NOT give a discount to individuals for the conference rate.