Educational Talent Search (TRIO)

Educational Talent Search is a U.S. Department of Education TRiO program based at Wallace State Community College. This program serves students ages 11-27, plus veterans. EducationalTalent Search is designed to serve low-income, first-generation college students. The program’s service area includes Blount, Cullman, Marshall and Morgan counties.

Educational Talent Search seeks to decrease the number of high school dropouts and to increase enrollment and re-enrollment in high school or postsecondary education. Free services include career, motivational, college, and financial-aid counseling; academic advising; ACT test preparation; career observation opportunities; and tutoring in selected sites.

For more information or to request services, contact the Educational Talent Search offices at 256.352.8230.

There is no charge for assistance given by the Educational Talent Search counselors and staff.