Archive for the ‘2010’

  • Attention Middle School Teachers! Get your project funded at DonorsChoose.org

    Most people think that high school is where students should start thinking about preparing for college, but California GEAR UP, KnowHow2GO and the Lumina Foundation for Education know that real success starts in middle school […]

    by in 2010 on October 14th, 2010 at 12:10 pm
  • Celebrating National College Savings Month

    September was National College Savings Month, and schools across California marked the occasion by learning more about ScholarShare, California’s official 529 College Savings Plan.  ScholarShare is a proud partner of California GEAR UP and will […]

    by in 2010 on October 14th, 2010 at 12:10 pm
  • California Celebrates National GEAR UP Day

    On September 30, 2010 California GEAR UP celebrated the Second Annual National GEAR UP Day, commemorating 11 years of success for the program. GEAR UP was enacted as part of the 1998 Higher Education Act […]

    by in 2010 on October 14th, 2010 at 12:10 pm
  • Message from the Director, Shelley Davis

    Looking Back, Moving Forward: 2010 marks the beginning of the final year of our grant. While we are bringing closure to this grant cycle, we are also transitioning to our next grant opportunity. Our professional […]

    by in 2010 on October 14th, 2010 at 12:10 pm
  • Valley High School: Still Beating The Odds

    California GEAR UP and Elk Grove Unified School District announced the remarkable achievement of Valley High School number one ranking on the statewide API. The API reports include a "similar schools rank." which shows where […]

    by in 2010 on June 24th, 2010 at 02:06 pm
  • NCCEP and California GEAR UP to Collaborate at National Conference

    We will be collaborating with National Council for Community and Education Partnerships at this year’s GEAR UP National Conference in Washington D.C. July 18-21. In order to provide vital information to families, GEAR UP program […]

    by in 2010 on June 24th, 2010 at 02:06 pm
  • California GEAR UP Partnership Spotlight: Scholarshare

    May and June is Education Trust Awards season for California GEAR UP schools, so we thought we would share some information on our partner, ScholarShare. ScholarShare is California’s official 529 College Savings Plan. 529 plans […]

    by in 2010 on June 24th, 2010 at 01:06 pm
  • The Perfect Marriage

    The relationship and the importance of cognitive and affective principles and its effect upon learning is critical, but are often overlooked, minimized, and sadly, not well practiced. As a whole, our education system is so […]

    by in 2010 on June 24th, 2010 at 01:06 pm
  • From the Director

    As the school year ends and planning for next fall begins, we are pleased to bring you much news to Celebrate! In this e-newsletter we share inspiring success stories from California GEAR UP schools and […]

    by in 2010 on June 24th, 2010 at 01:06 pm