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  Educational Talent Search
  University of Maryland
  3103 Turner Hall
  College Park, MD 20742
  Phone 301.314.7763
  Fax 301.314.9201

  Questions can be directed to:
  Malcolm Snorden



TRIO-Talent Search is Educational Opportunity for low-income Americans. Our nation has asserted a commitment to providing educational opportunity for all Americans regardless of race, ethnic background or economic circumstance.

Student Learning Outcomes
Seniors will demonstrate that they have well developed decision-making skills.

Assessment Methods & Criteria
At the beginning of the senior year, students will state where they plan to be in one year and then explain steps to get there. 20-30 papers will be randomly selected and these plans will be evaluated using a rubrics/checklist.

Who is Served
As mandated by Congress, two-thirds of the students served must come from families with incomes meeting the current Federal TRIO Programs Annual Low Income Levels, where neither parent graduated from college. More than 2,700 TRIO Programs currently serve nearly 866,000 low-income Americans. Many programs serve students in grades six through 12. Thirty-seven percent of TRIO students are Whites, 35% are African-Americans, 19% are Hispanics, 4% are Native Americans, 4% are Asian-Americans, and 1% are listed as "Other," including multiracial students. Twenty-two thousand students with disabilities and more than 25,000 U.S. veterans are currently enrolled in the TRIO Programs as well.

Schools in Our Grant
The schools in our grant cycle for 2006-2010 are as follows: