Archive for the ‘Fall 2006’

  • GEAR UP Welcomes 2006 – 2008 Cohort A Schools

    Congratulations to the 45 schools selected to participate in the California GEAR UP professional development opportunities for 2006-2008. These Cohort A schools completed the Spring 2006 Planning Phase activities and exhibited readiness to move forward […]

    by in Fall 2006 on December 21st, 2006 at 05:12 pm
  • Reflections from the First Principals’ Institute

    Recognizing the importance of site principal as the prime mover for educational reform and change, the Principals’ Institute on June 22, 2006 provided many opportunities to explore leadership philosophies and management strategies. The theme concentrated […]

    by in Fall 2006 on December 21st, 2006 at 05:12 pm
  • GEAR UP Leadership Teams: Key to Sustaining a college-going culture

    The Continuing Schools Project (CSP) is entering its third year of implementation. Much has been learned from working with and listening to schools as they discuss how they are sustaining their GEAR UP efforts. What […]

    by in Fall 2006 on December 21st, 2006 at 05:12 pm
  • Students Moving Forward: Educational Trust Awardee Goes to College

    Jaliza Collins, a graduate of Fremont High and former student of Havenscourt Middle School, is attending San Francisco State beginning in the fall 2006. How did you decide on this college and what is your […]

    by in Fall 2006 on December 21st, 2006 at 05:12 pm
  • Learning AVID Strategies in “The Student Success Path” Workshop

    Returning from summer travel and other pursuits, 36 teachers, counselors, administrators, and partnership project coordinators from Thomas Starr King Middle School, Stevenson Middle School, Hollenbeck Middle School, Desert Willow Intermediate, Belvedere Middle School and Sierra […]

    by in Fall 2006 on December 21st, 2006 at 05:12 pm
  • Interview with Vance Mills, School-Based Manager, California GEAR UP

    How did you originally become involved in the California GEAR UP Program? California GEAR UP was funded by the US Department of Education in the fall of 1999 about the same time I was looking […]

    by in Fall 2006 on December 21st, 2006 at 05:12 pm
  • California Educational Trust Awards

    Background The proposal that the United States Department of Education funded in 1999 from the State of California included a Scholarship component. The California GEAR UP Program proposed to allocate scholarships to high school seniors […]

    by in Fall 2006 on December 21st, 2006 at 05:12 pm