ASPIRE Fall Conference

The 2018 ASPIRE Fall Conference is scheduled for November 9th at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. 

For detailed information and to register for the event, please follow this link to the registration page:

The ASPIRE Fall Conference is an opportunity for ASPIRE volunteers, coordinators, staff, and other community partners across Oregon to come together for a day of learning and collaboration. We are actively finalizing the workshop sessions, but thus far we have these sessions confirmed for the 2018 Fall Conference:

  •         Exploring College Fit with Students
  •         Beyond FAFSA/ORSAA: 5 More Ways to Help Students Pay For College
  •         Apprenticeship - How it All Works and Why it is Not an "Alternative" to College
  •         Writing Meaningful & Effective Personal Statements
  •         Helping Undocumented & DACAmented Students Navigate Financial Aid
  •         Ford Scholars: It's More Than Just the Money
  •         What is the ONGSTA?
  •         How the Oregon Savings Network Can Help You!
  •         Access, Support and Student Experience: A Panel Discussion with Admissions Leaders from Oregon Private Colleges
  •         OSAC Scholarship Application Process
  •         DHS Resources for Young Adults
  •         Recruiting ASPIRE Volunteers - Success Strategies & Tools
  •         Career & Job Readiness - Resouces & Guidance - What we have and what we need?
  •         Financial Aid Award Letters: Cornerstone of Less College Debt
  •         Tools to Help Students Answer the Question: "How Do I Decide?"

Typical additional session topics include resources for foster youth, financial aid updates, apprenticeship programs, serving undocumented students, engaging parents and families, an overview of the OSAC Scholarship program, ASPIRE volunteer recruitment, and much more.

You can view materials from past ASPIRE Fall Conferences on this page.


(541) 687-7400