Who says college and career readiness can't be fun? At Lorna Byrne Middle School, students put their knowledge to the test as part of a college and career carnival, complete with prizes.
GEAR UP schools foster a college-going culture with regularly scheduled college t-shirt days that encourage students to reach higher and involve staff in communicating the expectation of higher education.
Attendance counts! GEAR UP schools are using data and proven techniques to increase awareness and engagement among staff, students and parents.
Culver Middle School and Lowell Junior/Senior High School help students explore college options and hone their research and presentation skills during student-led college fairs.
The Oregon GEAR UP model is a flexible framework that allows schools to partner with many existing programs that serve students, families and educators.
Students at Camas Valley Charter School get hands-on experience with technology in classes that also explore careers in STEM fields.
Newport High School's first annual Trivia Night accomplished two goals: strengthening community support and raising funds for college and career readiness programs.
Mentoring has many benefits for students including increased academic achievement and college enrollment. GEAR UP schools help students explore college and careers using mentors in a variety of ways.
Rogue River Junior/Senior High School is educating school staff to use restorative practices in order to build relationships and a safer school climate.

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