Greetings from the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education, Inc.


Welcome

The Association for Equality and Excellence in Education (AEEE) Inc. is one of ten regional associations recognized by the Council for Opportunity in Education that is committed to advancing the ideals of equal educational access for first-generation, low-income, and disabled students.

Our Association is comprised of seven districts within the states of New York and New Jersey.  AEEE’s purpose is to provide support and training for employees of Federal TRIO Programs within our region and others concerned with providing equal access to education, a forum for collegiality, professional development, and all other activities that pertain to the interests and well-being of their programs and students

The Association for Equality and Excellence in Education, Inc. (AEEE) is celebrating 40 years of providing hope and opportunity to first generation students through education. AEEE is committed to advancing the ideals of educational access and success for first generation, low-income students as well as veterans and students with disabilities.  Annually AEEE members work with over 33,000 students within New York and New Jersey.  Our professional members represent over 89 Colleges, Universities, and Community Based Organizations within the aforementioned states that have made institutional commitments to serving the underrepresented in higher education.                                                                             

Mission

The Association for Equality and Excellence in Education (AEEE) is a dynamic, service association whose mission is to:

  • Bring together into a community those persons who have an active interest in or who are professionally involved in broadening accessibility for formal secondary and postsecondary students and helping them achieve success in those environments;
  • Coordinate efforts with other organizations with like purposes and goals;
  • Promote, encourage, and assist in research evaluation, programmatic and fiscal planning and training to explore issues involving the accessibility and success of students in secondary and postsecondary endeavors;
  • Develop and disseminate timely and meaningful responses to issues and concerns affecting the educational resources and environment of first-generation, low-income, and disabled students.