The GEAR UP Affiliate program aims to increase the number of Oregon schools using the GEAR UP model and resources to develop and maintain a college-going culture in their communities.
It's not too early to think about summer! Encourage your students to apply to summer camps, internships and other opportunities now.
Exploring careers helps students understand the relevance and importance of both their school coursework and postsecondary education. GEAR UP schools help students examine options in a variety of ways.
Good things are happening at Pacific High School in Port Orford, thanks to the leadership and teamwork of Principal Krista Nieraeth and GEAR UP Coordinator Cindy Pogwizd.
A partnership with The Alliance brings educators to Oregon's private, not-for-profit colleges in order to learn more about the options available to their students.
GEAR UP schools invite recently graduated alumni to share their postsecondary experiences with middle and high school students.
Thanks to a GEAR UP college preparation class while at Sweet Home High School, Auna Davis found the right college fit at Willamette University.
Undocumented students in Oregon face unique challenges in accessing and paying for higher education. Learn about resources to help educators, students and families.
"GEAR UP has been a gateway for increasing parent and community involvement in our schools," says Majalise Tolan, principal of Taft 7-12 in Lincoln City.
Schools offer a wide range of workshops, activities and support for students during College Application Week in order to help them prepare for life after high school.

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