Educational Opportunity Centers, Inc.
Is a nonprofit that administers two TRIO Programs under the U.S. Department of Education: Educational Talent Search (ETS) & Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC). TRIO Programs were enacted under President LB Johnson’s War on Poverty and the Economic Opportunities Act of 1964; today there are eight TRIO Programs that work to enhance the education and life of those seeking to advance their education.
Mission of EOC, Inc.
To provide excellent educational services to those individuals in our target area and target schools that wish to improve their lives via education.
What We Do:
The Educational Opportunity Centers of Pennsylvania provides FREE services to encourage and assist adults, as well as high school students in target area schools who are interested in continuing their education. Funded through the United States Department of Education TRiO program, we focus on the low- income, potential first- generation college students. The Educational Opportunity Centers of Pennsylvania provides Financial Aid Assistance, help completing the FAFSA, the PHEAA, and guidance with college admission and career counseling. The Educational Opportunity Centers of Pennsylvania is staffed by a dedicated team of professionals who are experts in the field of post-secondary access, education and training.