The South Dakota chapter of ASPIRE is the professional association of TRIO professionals in the state of South Dakota.

The ASPIRE Mission

To provide an association and a forum for professional personnel involved in TRIO programs or other programs devoted to educational opportunity for low income and first generation college students.

To provide a vehicle which will strengthen the professionalism and expertise of association members through communication, professional development, political awareness, and technical assistance.

To provide unity of purpose, definition, and representation among projects and project personnel.