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TRiO Educational Talent Search

Trio LogoWhat is TRiO?

TRiO is a program through the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education. Tacoma Community College works with two TRiO programs: Educational Talent Search (serving students at Jason Lee Middle School, Henry Foss High Schoo, and Stadium High School) and Student Support Services. If you are a student at Tacoma Community College and want to be connected with TRiO--please click here.

What is Educational Talent Search?

Subscribe to NewsletterEducational Talent Search (ETS) is a program that provides needed services and support for students in order to build a competitive profile for college admissions. ETS is dedicated to working with students, parents, staff, and community members in order to build a collaborative partnership to help students work toward and achieve their academic and career goals.

Who is involved?

ETS partners with Tacoma Community College by providing outreach to students who are first-generation college bound -or- come from a low-income background. ETS works with Jason Lee Middle School, Foss High School, and Stadium High School to connect students to resources at the school and in their community.

What services do we provide?

Program activities are designed to enhance educational success in secondary and post-secondary education.

Services Include: 
  • Academic/Course Advising
  • Career Exploration
  • Tutoring
  • College Guidance/Assistance
  • Needs Assessments
  • Learning Plan
  • ETS Leadership Club
  • Family/Parent Activities
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Financial Literacy
  • College Application Assistance
  • Cultural Activities
  • Test-taking Skills Development
  • SAT/ACT Prep
  • College Prep Workshops
  • Goal Planning

Program App IconEligibility:

  1. Enrolled at Jason Lee, Foss, or Stadium
  2. U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  3. Neither custodial parent has a 4yr degree
  4. Be financially limited (according to Federal standards)
  5. Demonstrate potential and desire for academic success

For additional information, please contact us at:
Educational Talent Search | Tacoma Community College
6501 S. 19th St, Bldg. F1 | Tacoma, WA 98466
Phone: 253.566.5110 | Fax: 253.566.5110 | talentsearch@tacomacc.edu

Educational Talent Search is a federally-funded program administered by Tacoma Community College (Award number P044A110008- funded through August 31, 2016). Member of the Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs.

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