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Conference 2019: Warwick, RI April 3-5, 2019

New England Educational Opportunity Association

Creating Spaces for Student Success: Intentional Inclusion & Leadership

Date and Location

  • The 2019 NEOA annual conference will be held April 3-5, 2019 in Rhode Island at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island. More details will be posted to this page as they become available.

Hotel Information

  • Conference Hotel: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886
  • Reservation link: Click here to reserve your room online. Enter the conference dates (April 3-5, 2019) to search for a room. If you have any questions, please email
  • The rooms are $129 per night, excluding taxes and fees. Be sure to mention you are part of the NEOA Conference room block (block code "NEO").
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: The Crowne Plaza is sold out for the night of April 2, 2019. If you need a room for April 2, please contact the overflow hotel.
  • Overflow Hotel: Holiday Inn Express, 901 Jefferson Blvd, Warwick, RI 02886. The phone number is 401-736-5000. There will be a shuttle bus between the conference hotel and the overflow hotel.

Conference Schedule

Workshop Proposals

Conference Registration

Registration Cancellation Refund Policy

2019 Pre-Conference Information

  • Date and Location: April 2, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 PM at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island
  • Title: Bystander Violence Prevention at RIC
  • Presenter: Christie Rishworth, FNP-BC, Director of Health Services, Rhode Island College; Lisa Hoopis, Women's Center Coordinator, Rhode Island College
  • Cost: Free for NEOA members, $65 for non-members
  • Description: Click here for the pre-conference brochure (PDF)

2019 Alumni Reception

  • Click here for the 2019 Alumni Reception details and RSVP. Note: The RSVP is only for alumni who are not attending the rest of the conference.

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Conference Booklets in PDF Format

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2013 Conference Booklet

2012 Conference Booklet

2009 Conference Booklet


Conference Rotation

Below is the upcoming schedule for the location of TRIO Day and the Annual Conference for the next several years.

Annual Conference TRIO Day
April 2014 - ConnecticutFebruary 2014 - Massachusetts
April 2015 - New HampshireFebruary 2015 - Maine
April 2016 - MassachusettsFebruary 2016 - Vermont
April 2017 - MaineFebruary 2017 - Rhode Island
April 2018 - VermontFebruary 2018 - Connecticut
April 2019 - Rhode IslandFebruary 2019 - New Hampshire
April 2020 - ConnecticutFebruary 2020 - Massachusetts


*** Schedule subject to change.


Questions, comments, and willing volunteers should be directed to:

Brianna Edwards
Conference Chair