URGENT: In order to minimize the impact of COVID-19 in New Mexico, the state conference will be rescheduled. We will let you know the new date as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Sincerely, the TRIO NM Board. 

TRIO NM 2020 Spring Conference


TRIO New Mexico invites you to join us for our 2020 Annual Spring Conference in the beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico on April 2nd-3rd, 2020 with Pre-Conference Event on April 1st.

The TRIO New Mexico Spring Conference is designed to welcome new members, promote professional development and guide and support TRIO professionals who provide educational services to students at various TRIO programs throughout the State of New Mexico. The conference will provide numerous professional development opportunities to participants, opportunities to connect with your TRIO family, vendor access and exterior networking with the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) and Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP).

Registration Deadlines: 

TRIO NM Early Bird Member Rate through March 13, 2020 is $100 

TRIO NM Regular Member Rate after March 13, 2020 is $120 

Non-Member Rate $135

Registration will close Friday, March 27th, 2020. 

Refund Policy for Event Registration:

Full Refund: If canceled by March 13, 2020

No refunds will be issued after March 13, 2020

The conference will take place at the Santa Fe Community College

The Official Hotel of the TRIO NM 2020 Conference is the Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe. There are a limited number of rooms available at a special conference rate of $131 per night. The conference rate is available from April 1, 2020 to April 3, 2020. CLICK HERE to book your room at the special conference rate. Please book early, there are a limited number of rooms at this discounted rate, and the block releases March 1, 2020. 

The Drury is now sold out! We have arranged a block at the Inn at Santa Fe. It is $89/night for a single queen and $99/night for a double queen.

Guests can call 24/7 to make a reservation (505-474-9500) or they can use the website attached below.


2020 Pre-Conference Event

TNM Emerging Leaders Institute 

TRIO New Mexico is excited to announce that it will be offering a state level Emerging Leaders Institute opportunity for new and seasoned TRIO professionals.

This Pre-conference event is designed to offer participants the opportunity to learn more about TRIO programs at the state, regional and national levels and gain valuable knowledge, training, and professional development in the area of leadership, as well as creates opportunities for participants to develop the skills necessary to assist in the operation of the TRIO New Mexico Association.

It will introduce leadership development in order to inspire and cultivate strong leadership within the TRIO community and TRIO New Mexico State Association. It will combine professional development, networking opportunities, and hands-on experiences to ensure successful leadership roles.

Participants will be required to complete and submit an application for the 2020-2021 TRIO New Mexico Emerging Leaders Institute and commit to a year long training process as outlined in the application. 

Registration Deadline: March 13, 2020.


For questions, please contact the Kim Simms or Dawn Blue Sky-Hill. 

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