Sherontae Maxwell, Director of the Educational Talent Search TRIO Program within the Division of Academic Enhancement at the University of Georgia has been elected President of the Georgia Association of Special Program Personnel (GASPP) for the 2009-2011 terms.
Sherontae is the daughter of Mr. Ronald Bolden and Mr. & Mrs. Henry Mack (Patricia.) and the granddaughter of the late Mr. Russell Ellington and Mrs. Betty Ellington and Ms. Marie B. Stevens; she is the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Gertrude H. Bacon.
The Georgia Association of Special Programs Personnel is made up of over 300 Georgia TRIO personnel that serve thousands of students in Georgia, by leveling the playing field of educational opportunity for first generation, low income, and disabled students.
The GASPP members are employed through the federally funded TRIO Programs: Talent Search, Upward Bound, Veteran’s Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math & Science, Student Support Services, Education Opportunity Centers and Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program.
GASPP is the representative professional body for colleges, universities and agencies that host federallyfunded TRIO educational opportunity programs.