Archive for the ‘2015’

  • 2015 California GEAR UP Executive Summary:

    The goal of California GEAR UP is: To develop and sustain the organizational capacity of middle schools to prepare all students for high school and higher education through a systemic network of support for adults […]

    by in 2015 on May 12th, 2015 at 11:05 am
  • GEAR UP Schools Participate in SeaPerch US Navy Program.

    Three GEAR UP schools (Hamilton, Tincher, Madrid) participated in the US Navy’s 2015 Los Angeles Regional SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Challenge at the indoor pool at the University of Southern California.  Twenty eight schools, primarily high schools and […]

    by in 2015 on May 12th, 2015 at 11:05 am
  • Transform Your Tax Refund Into a College Future

    Now that tax season is upon us, use this time to review your college savings goals and take another look at your savings strategy. Saving now can make for a brighter future later. So, as […]

    by in 2015 on May 12th, 2015 at 11:05 am
  • Community Colleges Battle Head On With Universities

    Community colleges are learning that getting the authorization to offer four-year degrees doesn’t mean the struggle is over. Twenty-two states allow community colleges to award bachelor’s degrees, and many administrators believe that number will grow. During the 2015 […]

    by in 2015 on May 12th, 2015 at 11:05 am
  • CaliforniaColleges.Edu Announces New Webinars

      CaliforniaColleges.edu is the one-stop website for information about higher education in California for students, counselors, and parents. It has been developed in collaboration with the California State University (CSU), University of California (UC), California Community Colleges (CCC), Association of […]

    by in 2015 on May 12th, 2015 at 11:05 am
  • 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