We are an educational program designed to assist middle and high school students who are first-generation college bound, from low-income families, and who have the potential to succeed in higher education. We provide you with academic, career, social, and cultural opportunities. Our goal is to increase the number of youth who graduate from high school and enroll in a post-secondary institution.
Houck Middle School: AVID collaboration and field trips
Parrish Middle School: Tuesdays & Thursdays (1st, 2nd, and 3rd periods)
Stephens Middle School: every other Monday (5th or 6th periods)
Waldo Middle School: every other Thursday (5th or 6th periods) every other Friday 6th grade AVID classes
North Salem High School: every Tuesday after-school rm 110 (2:20-3:30PM)
McKay High School: TRiO Student Leadership and Mentoring class (taught by James Webber and Susan McCaffrey)
ACT Test Preparation class (taught by Megan Jackson and Courtney Dupree)
Santiam High School: Wednesday afternoons and Summer Writing and Math Skills Labs (Monday-Thursday 8:30am-11:30am)
March 19: ACT Pre-test at Chemeketa for McKay class
April 7- May 21: McKay ACT test Preparation class (Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30pm-5:30pm)
May 16: ACT Post-test 9:00am - 1:00pm
You are eligible if you are a student at –
|Houck Middle School||Parrish Middle School|
|Stephens Middle School||Waldo Middle School|
|McKay High School||North Salem High School|
|Santiam High School||Santiam Elementary – 6th grade only|
and you meet these requirements -
Visit our College Access Programs' resource page for links and our application.
The TRiO Talent Search program is 100% federally funded at $249,959 annually.