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  • GEAR UP Capacity Building Workshop Strengthens Programs

    National calls emphasizing the importance of capacity building for sustainable development of grant funded education programs have been numerous. The U.S. Department of Education in partnership with NCCEP continues to invest time and attention to […]

    by in 2015 on April 21st, 2015 at 09:04 am
  • Sunnymead MS Hosts Second Annual GPA Rewards BBQ

    For the second consecutive year, California GEAR UP middle school Sunnymead hosted a GPA rewards BBQ for students who earned a 3.0 or higher. “We had 612 students with 3.0 and above for first trimester […]

    by in 2015 on April 21st, 2015 at 09:04 am
  • Getting To Know Hudson Middle School

    Interview with Hajra Saeed, GEAR UP Site Contact at Hudson Middle School By Mary Unverferth What motivated you to volunteer to be the GEAR UP Site Contact at Hudson? I have always been interested in […]

    by in 2015 on April 21st, 2015 at 08:04 am
  • Finding Your GEAR UP ‘WHY’

    By Michele Molitor, California GEAR UP Whole School Services Coach What gets you out of bed in the morning? What motivates you to go to work every day – despite the challenges, despite the stress, […]

    by in 2015 on April 21st, 2015 at 08:04 am
  • Why Are Some (GEAR UP?) Teams Smarter Than Others?

    ENDLESS meetings that do little but waste everyone’s time. Dysfunctional committees that take two steps back for every one forward. Project teams that engage in wishful groupthinking rather than honest analysis. Everyone who is part […]

    by in 2015 on April 21st, 2015 at 08:04 am
  • California Teacher of the Year Ang Bracco

    “GEAR UP has been such a positive force at our school. Student success has many key components attributed to GEAR UP, including academic support, professional development, and family programming to encourage a college culture from […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • SAVE THE DATE: National GEAR UP Week Sept 22-26

    During the week of September 22-26, 2014 join thousands of students, parents, teachers, partners and college access professionals from across the nation to celebrate GEAR UP and the successes of your hard work and dedication! […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • Secrets to Positive School Culture

    As part of our guest blogger series, our very own Whole School Services Coach Michele Molitor provided her recent experience interviewing Karen Webber-Ndour, Executive Director of the Office for Student Support and Safety for the Baltimore […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • Meet GEAR UP Principal Esperanza Arce

    “It is never too early to teach our students about a decision that can affect the rest of their life.  The college verbiage should be a constant part of any school.  Every teacher should be […]

    by in 2014 on May 29th, 2014 at 10:05 am