Archive for the ‘Spring 2006’

  • 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
  • Making Good On Our Promise: “Once A Gear Up School, Always A Gear Up School”

    During two separate days of training and dialogue, current CSP participants are involved in: Highlighting “Best Practices” Addressing issues of sustainability Analyzing their past and present efforts in creating a college-going culture Assessing their individual […]

    by in Spring 2006 on May 21st, 2006 at 03:05 pm
  • Forum, Burbank, February 14, 2006

    “What I really like about GEAR UP is that this is not another program—this is doing better what we already do. It is good teaching…and that includes assessment, analysis and academic support.” Jeannie Adams, English […]

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

    Institute topics include: Paths to College, Middle School Issues vs. High School Issues, Creating a College-Going Culture, the Role of the Middle School Counselor, Motivating Activities, Programming Issues, Comparison of District Graduation Requirements vs. A-G […]

    by in Spring 2006 on May 21st, 2006 at 03:05 pm
  • Thank You! Ahsante! Gracias! Merci! – GEAR UP Family Initiatives Project Supporters

    The Family Initiatives Project (FIP) is greatly encouraged by the material and financial support of community businesses, institutions, programs and individuals for participating families attending these educational sessions. The project is conducted at the school […]

    by in Spring 2006 on May 21st, 2006 at 03:05 pm
  • Governor Hosts Press Conference At Jackman Middle School

    On Thursday, January 26, 2006, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, the U.S. Surgeon General, visited Samuel Jackman Middle School to announce a combined federal and state effort to combat juvenile obesity […]

    by in Spring 2006 on May 21st, 2006 at 03:05 pm
  • Principals to Share Best Practices

    The Principals’ Institute will focus on sharing best leadership practices for and by middle school principals. As instructional leaders, principals are responsible for identifying high quality professional development opportunities for their teaching staff; ensuring resources […]

    by in Spring 2006 on May 21st, 2006 at 03:05 pm
  • Update: California GEAR UP Statewide Dissemination Model

    The School-Based Model is designed to impact schools through an intensive and long-term process while the Statewide Dissemination Model is intended to expand the program’s reach and promote the college-going culture concept to a much […]

    by in Spring 2006 on May 21st, 2006 at 03:05 pm
  • 2005 GEAR UP Partnership Awards in California

    Local GEAR UP projects throughout California present a unique opportunity to develop a model of collaboration between the partnerships and state grant. These projects use a cohort approach, identifying students beginning no later than 7th […]

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