Welcome to the home of TASP online. Here you will find everything you need to stay informed about all of our programs, including information, opportunities, and resources.


What's Happening in TASP

  • 2015 KNCT-3 FALL CONFERENCE The 2015 Tennessee Conference registration is now open for the 2015 KNCT-3 Fall Conference. The dates of the conference are November 15-18, 2015 to be held at the ...
    Posted Sep 17, 2015, 8:43 AM by Stephen Thompson
  • TASP Scholarship Winners Announced Congratulations to all the 2015 TASP Scholarship recipients. Please click the files at the bottom of the page for photos and bios of each student.2015 TASP Pre College Scholarship ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2015, 9:26 AM by Stephen Thompson
  • Call for 2015 TASP Merit Award Nominations The time has come for TASP’s Merit Award Scholarships.  The TASP association will award a total of seven $400.00 scholarships: one scholarship each for Talent Search, Upward Bound ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2015, 11:10 AM by Stephen Thompson
  • KNCT-3 Fair Share November 5, 2014   Greetings Fellow TASPians,   The start of the 3rd  Annual KNCT-3 conference in beautiful Lexington, KY is fast approaching, and I hope to greet/meet/and network ...
    Posted Sep 2, 2015, 12:40 PM by Belinda Brownlee
  • 2015-16 TASP Membership Form is now available
    Posted Sep 2, 2015, 12:06 PM by Belinda Brownlee
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TASP (Tennessee Association of Special Programs) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to helping disadvantaged students of all ages. Our members serve students are all ages, from middle school age, to high school age, to college age, and adults. Our students typically come from lower income households where no one had previously completed a college degree. Our commitment is simple: to help students who normally wouldn't achieve great things through education do just that. After we serve our students they are successful individuals who make a difference in their communities. We are proud to serve each student and are eager to serve many more.


TASP (Tennessee Association of Special Programs) 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, Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program or other educational opportunity programs like GEAR-UP. 

The purpose of the Tennessee Association of Special Programs (TASP), is to bring together individuals who have an active interest in or who are professionally involved in broadening accessibility to and success in formal post-secondary education.