Oregon TRIO Association Bylaws and Strategic Plan
The Oregon TRIO Association recognizes the contributions to our state and nation that low
income, first-generation students, underrepresented students, and students with disabilities may make if they become well educated.
Vision: To ensure that all TRIO students in Oregon have the resources and tools needed to
achieve their full potential.
Mission: To be a catalyst in Oregon for progressive initiatives that promote educational equity,
access, and opportunity for traditionally marginalized student populations.
Goals/Objectives: The Oregon TRIO Association will fulfill the mission and vision of the
organization through the following steps:
1. Advocacy: To improve access to education for low income, first-generation students,
underrepresented students, and students with disabilities, encouraging their enrollment
and retention in, and graduation from post-secondary education. To support local, state,
and federal educational initiatives that raise student achievement and opportunity.
2. Leadership and Professional Development: To provide best practices training and
mentoring for Oregon TRIO staff and programs.
3. Resource and Partnership Development: To build coalitions of allied community
partners, and utilize local and statewide resources that enhance program operations.
If you would like to read more you can find the Oregon TRIO Constitution and By-Laws here: OR_TRIO_Constitution_ByLaws_July_8_2021
If you would like to read more you can find the OTA Strategic Plan for 2019-2022 here.