WHAT IS ASPIRE?
ASPIRE, Inc. is an advocacy group dedicated to promoting access to higher education for first generation, limited income and disadvantaged students.
ASPIRE, Inc. is one of ten regional associations that form the Council for opportunity in Education (COE)
ASPIRE consists of six states in region eight:
Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
A Professional Organization in Support of TRIO Programs
To provide an association and a forum for professional personnel involved in TRIO programs devoted to educational opportunity for all.
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.