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.