Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel

Southern California Chapter

Benefits of Membership

  • ​Continue Learning and Improving

     - Professional Development trainings/conferences and registration discounts

     - Opportunities for Leadership positions

     - Opportunity to present at conferences

  • Network and Meet Other Professionals in the Field

     - Access to a large membership of TRiO professionals

     - Chapter Meetings for regular, face-to-face contact

     - Listserv communications for instant access to membership

     - Ability to form regional consortiums/partnerships

  • Become a Better Advocate for Your Students

     - Legislative Updates and Calls to Action regarding TRIO funding and oversight

     - Participate in the Student Leadership Conference

     - Nomination privilege for SoCal WESTOP’s Peggy J Whitehead Scholarship

How to Get Involved

     - The SoCal WESTOP Service Council is a group of association members who have volunteered to assist the organization through various ways.

     - To get involved, simply e-mail the current chairperson and express your interest to help, or contact the chapter president.

  • Get on the chapter listserv - email Technology Chair, Angie Alvarez, at axalvarez@pasadena.edu