Student & Parent Educational Workshops

Please make sure to mark you calendar for the upcoming TRIO Upward Bound Student and Parent/Guardian Educational Workshops series. The workshops are excellent opportunities for students and parents/guardians to engage in educational learning together.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Science Teaching and Student Services Building (STSS)

222 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

The topics for the workshops are as follows:

9th & 10th grades

College Readiness: Making the Most of Your High School Experience

Beth Barnes, High School Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

11th grade

Financially Preparing for Senior Year and Beyond

Brittany Rams and Erica Freidman,

One Stop Counselors, University of Minnesota

12th grade

Hidden Rules of Higher Education

Minerva Munoz, Director, TRIO UB & Alumni Panel

Hmong Speaking Parents

College Planning: A Year-By-Year Overview

Juavah Lee, Assistant Director,

Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence, University of Minnesota

Somali Speaking Parents

College Planning: A Year-By-Year Overview

Salma Hussein, Coordinator

Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence

Your attendance at these workshops is IMPORTANT; please note the following:

  • Both student and parent attendance is required and counts towards your overall 80%. We have one workshop specifically for Somali speaking parents and one for Hmong speaking parents. Parent/guardian attendance is required for full credit.
  • Light breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m.
  • Please be on time! Students and parents/guardians who arrive significantly late (15 minutes or more) may not receive credit for participation and/or may not be allowed in the workshop session to not disrupt the session.
  • FREE Parking at the East River Road Parking Ramp; please bring you parking ticket to receive a parking voucher for payment. (See the map on the back of this letter for parking directions.) Please remember to allow for the extra time it will take to park and walk to the TRIO UB Education Workshops!

If you have any questions call, the TRIO UB office at (612) 625-3021.

Student & Parent Educational Workshop

Saturday, April 19th 2014 at 9:45am-12pm

222 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455


9:30 - 9:55 am: Check-in & Mingle [breakfast pastries, coffee and juice provided]

10:00 - 12:00 pm: Workshops by grade/language (parents only)

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