EOA

The Educational Opportunity Association (EOA) 2017 Conference is in Schaumburg, Illinois. Please save the date for November 12, 2017 - November 15, 2017.

SWASAP

The Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs (SWASAP) 2017 Conference is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Please save the date for November 5, 2017 - November 8, 2017.

ASPIRE

ASPIRE TRiO (ASPIRE) 2017 Conference is in Salt Lake City, Utah. Please save the date for October 15, 2017 - October 18, 2017.

NAEOP

The Northwest Association of Educational Opportunity Programs (NAEOP) 2017 Conference is in Bellevue, Washington. Please save the date for October 17, 2017 - October 20, 2017.

COE Conference

The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) Conference is in Washington, D.C. Please save the date for September 13, 2017 - September 16, 2017

NCCEP/GEAR UP Conference

The NCCEP/GEAR UP Conference will be in San Francisco, California. Please save the date for July 16, 2017 - July 19, 2017

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TCO, or total cost of ownership, evaluates both direct and indirect cost to give an effective cost of purchase. Only direct costs are listed below for a five year grant cycle, but please consider indirect costs as well. Indirect costs include: IT staff to keep current system running, gas spent commuting to a location to enter data if the current system is only accessible in one location, and time of program staff and/or dedicated program staff for use of current system.

Lacai:
Hosting, Support, Documentation, Online Training, Updates $5000 (5 years at $1000/year)
Data Migration (only charged if needed) $500
Onsite Training $2000 (1 day onsite training)
Total $7,500

Competitor 1 (Prices from competitor's website 08/01/2014):
Hosting, Support, Updates $7950 (5 years at $1590/year)
Setup and Data Conversion Call
Training $2795 (1 day onsite training)
Total $10,745

Competitor 2 (Prices from competitor's website 08/01/2014):
Hosting, Support, Updates $7495 (5 years at $1499/year)
Setup and Data Conversion $499
Training $4499 (2 days onsite training)
Total $12,493