• If you have never been a member of ASPIRE, a 50% discount is available to you for your first year.  All benefits provided to Associate Members are included in this purchase. Current cost: $25 for first year *Membership is non-transferable. If you are a continuing member with ASPIRE and previous membership purchases were made under a different name, please contact Dawn Eckhardt at dawn.eckhardt@und.edu to have your records combined so we may make sure all years of service to ASPIRE are recorded accurately. Please provide the answers to each question as you would like it to be listed in the ASPIRE Membership Directory
  • TRIO Participant Membership is available to any current TRIO participant in the states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, or Wyoming not currently employed by a TRIO or GearUp program, who generally supports the purposes, goals, and objectives of ASPIRE, Inc., and has an active concern for TRIO students. Each Participant Member may have voice, but no vote, and may hold no office in the association.

    If you are a continuing member with ASPIRE and previous membership purchases were made under a different name, please contact Dawn Eckhardt at dawn.eckhardt@und.edu to have your records combined so we may make sure all years of service to ASPIRE are recorded accurately.

    Please provide the answers to each question as you would like it to be listed in the ASPIRE Membership Directory

     
  • Associate level membership is reserved for TRIO personnel working in a clerical/office support position, or for TRIO personnel working outside of the ASPIRE region. Associate Membership is for individuals meeting either of the following two criteria: (1) employed in a clerical/office support position within a TRIO, GearUp, or other educational opportunity/equal access type program located in the states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah or Wyoming; (2) persons employed full-time or part-time in TRIO, GearUp, or other educational opportunity/equal access programs located in states which are not included in the ASPIRE, Inc. region. Each Associate Member is entitled to vote in all regional and state elections, and may serve on committees, but may hold no office in the association or serve on the Board of Directors. Current cost: $50 per person *Membership is non-transferable.

    If you are a continuing member with ASPIRE and previous membership purchases were made under a different name, please contact Dawn Eckhardt at dawn.eckhardt@und.edu to have your records combined so we may make sure all years of service to ASPIRE are recorded accurately.

    Please provide the answers to each question as you would like it to be listed in the ASPIRE Membership Directory

  • Affiliate and Alumni Membership is available to any individual not employed in a TRIO, GearUp, or other educational opportunity/equal access program in the ASPIRE, Inc. region, who generally supports the mission, goals, and objectives of ASPIRE, Inc., and has an active concern for TRIO students. Each Friends and Alumni Member may have voice, but no vote, and may not hold office in the association. Current cost: $30

    If you are a continuing member with ASPIRE and previous membership purchases were made under a different name, please contact Dawn Eckhardt at dawn.eckhardt@und.edu to have your records combined so we may make sure all years of service to ASPIRE are recorded accurately.

    Please provide the answers to each question as you would like it to be listed in the ASPIRE Membership Directory

  • If you have never been a member of ASPIRE, a 50% discount is available to you for your first year.  All benefits provided to Professional Members are included in this purchase. Current cost: $35 for first year *Membership is non-transferable.

    If you are a continuing member with ASPIRE and previous membership purchases were made under a different name, please contact Dawn Eckhardt at dawn.eckhardt@und.edu to have your records combined so we may make sure all years of service to ASPIRE are recorded accurately.

    Please provide the answers to each question as you would like it to be listed in the ASPIRE Membership Directory
  • Emeritus Membership is available to any person that has maintained ASPIRE Professional membership for a minimum of 10 years, and is now retired from the position they held within TRIO programs during their ASPIRE membership period. Each Emeritus Member is entitled to one vote, and may serve on committees, but may hold no office in the association or serve on the Board of Directors. Current cost: Free

    If you are a continuing member with ASPIRE and previous membership purchases were made under a different name, please contact Dawn Eckhardt at dawn.eckhardt@und.edu to have your records combined so we may make sure all years of service to ASPIRE are recorded accurately.

    Please provide the answers to each question as you would like it to be listed in the ASPIRE Membership Directory

  • Professional level membership in ASPIRE is reserved for all TRIO personnel working both full-time and part-time in advising, administrative, and other professional positions. Professional Membership is for individuals employed full-time or part-time in TRIO, GearUp, or other educational opportunity/equal access type programs located in the states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, or Wyoming. Professional membership is also available to any person that maintained ASPIRE Professional Membership for a minimum of 10 years and is now retired from the position they held within TRIO programs during their ASPIRE membership period. Each Professional Member is entitled to vote in all regional and state elections, and is eligible to hold any office within the association. Current cost: $70 per year *Membership is non-transferable. If you are a continuing member with ASPIRE and previous membership purchases were made under a different name, please contact Dawn Eckhardt at dawn.eckhardt@und.edu to have your records combined so we may make sure all years of service to ASPIRE are recorded accurately Please provide the answers to each question as you would like it to be listed in the ASPIRE Membership Directory

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  • ASPIRE Legs and Regs
    • ASPIRE Legs and Regs
      October 16, 2022
      8:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Legs and Regs Part of the ASPIRE Regional Conference, Pre-Con. Offering Sunday, October 16th Presented by Angelica Vialpando and Andrea Reeve     8-1 p.m. …

  • ASPIRE 2022 Regional Conference
    • ASPIRE 2022
      October 16, 2022 - October 19, 2022
      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

      The 46th Annual ASPIRE Conference       Hotel Information: Snow King Resort 402 E Snow King Ave Jackson, WY 83001 (307) 201-5464 Make…

  • ASPIRE 2022 Fun Run/Walk
    • 2022 Fun Run/Walk
      October 18, 2022
      6:00 am - 8:00 am

    The annual ASPIRE Fun Run/Walk in Jackson, Wyoming Each participant registered will receive a long sleeve shirt. This year participants can run or walk the…

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