Yes, I do remember you and I do need help to learn how to become a CenCal member. I am
about to send in my WESTOP membership. I am also about to send in the COE
I haven't had a chance to communicate with either Raul or Ofelia as to what happened to me
after our CAMP grant was not renewed. Please feel free to let them know where I am now.
I was very happy to be offered a TRIO directorship since I have always admired the TRIO
programs as well as the TRIO staff that I know. Most of the staff I know are from CSUMB but
I have always been around TRIO programs at every university that I have attended or worked
I applied for and received permission to attend the University of Idaho NASP training in
Hawaii on Feb 20-22. This was a miracle because my president frowns on travel outside the
I have been told by Fabio Gonzalez (SSS Gavilan) that the other training that I should plan on
is the COE trainings in Wash DC.
I would like to attend WESTOP because I have heard so much about it but I don't think that
they are going to let me attend every training that I want to attend even through it is written
into the grant.
The UI/NASP training in Hawaii may be the one that they will use to justify saying no to
I was wondering that if you had to chose another training this spring and you were a NEW
director, what would you choose, COE or WESTOP?
On 24 Jan 2006 at 13:31, Martina Granados wrote:
> >Hello Manuel,
> I'm not sure if you attended the CenCal Chapter meeting that was held
> last week at the CSU, Stanislaus campus (I was ill and was not able
> to attend), but in case you did not. I want to make make you an
> invitation to attend the next meeting coming up (March 6th) during
> the WESTOP conference in Las Vegas.
> Like Jessi said- attending the WESTOP Conference will be very helpful
> and beneficial to you in networking and understanding WESTOP as a
> Please let me know if there is anyhting I can help you with. You may
> not remember me, but I met you a while back through Raul Moreno. If
> you need any information on how to become a WESTOP member or a CenCal
> Chapter member or get more information regading theWESTOP Conference
> let me know and I'll be more than happy to provide you with that
> I wish you luck and look forward to working with you in the future.
> Martina Granados, Director
> Upward Bound & ESL-Upward Bound
> California State University, Fresno
> (559) 278-7554
> (559) 278-4306
> >Hello everyone,
> >I am a new TRIO director of an SSS program at Hartnell College. It
> >is Hartnell's first TRIO
> >grant. The grant was awarded last fall 2005. I just started as the
> >permanent directon two
> >weeks ago. I am new to TRIO but I have CAMP experience and GEAR UP experience.
> >I am working on recruitment and getting great help from Fabio
> >Gonzalez at Gavilan and from
> >Carrie Lujan and Mike Tokuno at CSUMB.
> >Fabio has been my guide to institute TRIO SSS at the community
> >college level and I am so
> >Any advice for a new TRIO director?
> >Manuel Bersamin
> >TRIO/SSS Hartnell College