TRIO: Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a FREE college preparatory program funded by the U.S. Department of Education with Hennepin Technical College sponsorship. The program encourages students in grades *6-12 to complete high school and gain admission to post-secondary programs. ETS serves as a FREE planning resource for students who are interested in continuing their education and is designed to help low-income and first-generation potential college students prepare for and succeed in higher education. *6th - 8th graders at  Robbinsdale Middle School.

We serve participants from the following schools:


Upcoming events:         

  •  Summer Program -  June 10 - July 18, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 - 2:00 , at Hennepin Technical Colleg3e, Brooklyn Park Campus


Some of our past events:

  • ETS students from RMS were LIVE on the air at KMOJ radio.
  • ETS students from RMS toured Appetite for Change and Breaking Bread restaurant over spring break.
  • ETS students from Cooper visited St Cloud State University over school break.
  • ETS students who attended our ETS summer program enjoyed team building by working together to try to break out of an escape room, they visited Wisconsin Stout and Wisconsin La Crosse and stayed in the dorms, and enjoyed going behind the scenes to find out how the rides work at Valleyfair.

College visits:

  •  Anoka Ramsey Community College
  •  St. Cloud State University
  •  University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  •  Hennepin Technical College 

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