Success Story: Anel Venegas header image
A graduate of Central High School in Independence, Anel Venegas is a sophomore at Willamette University double majoring in economics and math.
Promising Practice: Dual Credit and Community College Partnerships header image
North Douglas High School partnered with Umpqua Community College and Yoncalla High School to provide four different types of expanded options courses that counted as high school and college credit.
Promising Practice: School-to-School Sharing header image
La Pine Middle and High School opened their doors to other school leaders to share best practices around student engagement and success.
Promising Practice: The GEAR UP Dream Team header image
Creating and sustaining a college-going culture takes a team; and South Umpqua School District has a winning combination.
The Powers School District harnesses the power of near-peer relationships with mentoring and programs that utilize recent graduates (and current college students) and their parents.
Success Story: Diana Garcia header image
Diana Garcia, a graduate of Hermiston High School, is studying sociology and accounting at the University of Oregon.
Promising Practice: Exploring Careers Using Community Members header image
Students learn the relevance of a college degree by interacting with local professionals as guest speakers and at career fairs.
Success Story: Marissa O'Connor header image
A graduate of Eagle Point High School, Marissa O'Connor is pursuing her dream to be a nurse at Rogue Community College.
Communication Strategies for Students and Parents header image
GEAR UP schools are utilizing social media and mass text messaging technologies to connect with students and parents.
The News Guard: Taft Students Gear Up for College Success header image
The News Guard profiled the GEAR UP program at Taft 7-12 School in Lincoln City, OR.

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