Archive for the ‘2006’

  • New Partner Joins California GEAR UP

    California GEAR UP welcomes The Education Trust—West, which offers research about and analysis of effective educational practices and identifies potential solutions to low student achievement. The organization is the West Coast presence of the national […]

    by in Summer 2006 on September 21st, 2006 at 04:09 pm
  • GEAR UP Launches Student Services Model Project (SSMP)

    The California GEAR UP Student Services Model Project (SSMP) is underway at Jackman Middle School in the Elk Grove Unified School district of Sacramento. As a model six-year project, activities and services are specifically designed […]

    by in Summer 2006 on September 21st, 2006 at 04:09 pm
  • California GEAR UP Evaluation – EXPECTED OUTCOMES & RESULTS AT GEAR UP MIDDLE SCHOOLS

    As a result of participation in the California GEAR UP program, middle schools are expected to take advantage of the resources provided, and make use of other resources available to the school, to achieve five […]

    by in Summer 2006 on September 21st, 2006 at 04:09 pm
  • California GEAR UP Educational Trust Awardees Go to College

    CONGRATULATIONS to the CLASS OF 2005! California GEAR UP announced in April 2006 that 83% of the 250 student recipients of the first GEAR UP Educational Trust Awards are attending college presently or plan to […]

    by in Summer 2006 on September 21st, 2006 at 04:09 pm
  • Community Conference March 13, 2006 – Berkeley Marina Hotel

    Featured Speaker Dr. Alex Saragoza, Professor of Latin American History at University of California, Berkeley, shared his personal educational journey and inspired the audience in their work of changing school practices to develop a college-going […]

    by in Summer 2006 on September 21st, 2006 at 04:09 pm
  • Some Thoughts from Principals about Connecting to GEAR UP

    What does a principal need to do not only to be more effective but also to integrate the ideas of California GEAR UP into their school? These are some reflections from principals who are changing […]

    by in Summer 2006 on September 21st, 2006 at 04:09 pm
  • GEAR UP Principals Share Strategies And Beliefs

    <p>The Principals’ Institute was hosted for the 2006-08 new GEAR UP school principals on June 22, 2006, at the Park Plaza Hotel in Oakland. Twenty-two administrators shared best practices for achieving collaboration towards the development […]

    by in Summer 2006 on September 21st, 2006 at 04:09 pm
  • Community Conference March 27, 2006 – Burbank Hilton

    Featured Speaker Dr. Barry Munitz, former Chancellor of the California State Universities (1991-1998), chair of the California Education Round Table, and current chair of Superintendent O’Connell’s P-16 Council addressed the GEAR UP Community Conference in […]

    by in Summer 2006 on September 21st, 2006 at 04:09 pm
  • Facilitation Coordinators Receive Awards

    In recognition of their GEAR UP facilitation development, Director Shelley Davis along with School-Based Manager Vance Mills present awards to Facilitation Coordinators Esther Castruita and Sheila Watson at the February 14 GEAR UP Forum.  Their […]

    by in Spring 2006 on May 21st, 2006 at 03:05 pm