What is GEAR UP?
GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is one of the largest and most effective programs focused on increasing the college and career readiness of students in communities nationwide.
What services does GEAR UP provide?
GEAR UP programs provide professional development, academic mentoring and tutoring, college visits and tours, career exploration, student leadership, service learning, financial literacy activities for students and families, community building, ACT & test preparation, summer camps/STEM opportunities, and more!
What makes GEAR UP unique?
GEAR UP empowers local leaders from K-12, higher education, and the community to create and advance a shared agenda to strengthen pathways to college and career success. GEAR UP is distinctive in that it is organized around the fundamental premise that college and career readiness begins early. By engaging students in the middle grades and supporting them through high school and beyond, GEAR UP brings a comprehensive and systematic approach that has a sustained impact on schools.
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GEAR UP REMIND Groups:
Ms. Phillips @h7gak48 Mrs. Sizemore @d99hge
Mon Sept 21: Focus on Jobs/Careers that require Technical School; SCHOOL in FOCUS - KCTCS
Tue Sept 22: Students create virtual or hard-copy High School Vision Board, KHEAA info for parents; SCHOOLS in FOCUS - UCumberlands, Lindsey Wilson, Union College, Alice Lloyd, Berea College
Wed Sept 23: STEM Career Highlights, Family Paper Airplane Challenge; SCHOOLS in FOCUS - Lincoln Memorial University, UPike
Thur Sept 24: College Apparel Day - wear your favorite college colors; SCHOOLS in FOCUS - UK, EKU, WKU, NKU, MSU
Fri Sept 25: SL Spirit Day, Due Date for UC Virtual Tour + Trivia Quiz submit to Mrs. C. Sizemore's Google Classroom; SCHOOLS/OPPORTUNITIES in FOCUS - Military, University of South Carolina, University of Tennessee