A graduate of Stanfield Secondary School, Uber Hernandez made attending college a reality with the help of GEAR UP.
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.
College campus visits are one way of encouraging students to see themselves as college students. Therefore, Oregon GEAR UP held a series of workshops designed to help colleges design developmentally-appropriate college visits for younger students.

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