Educator Spotlight: Vicky Roller header image
Counselor, coordinator, coach - Vicky Roller does it all (although not actually driving the bus to college campus visits!) at Taft 7-12 School in Lincoln City.
Summer Programs 2015 header image
It's not too early to think about summer! Encourage your students to apply to summer camps, internships and other opportunities now.
Promising Practice: Sustaining a College-Going Culture header image
With funds from The Ford Family Foundation, former GEAR UP schools are sustaining and building the capacity of post-secondary education awareness, readiness, and enrollment efforts.
Success Story: Christina Jenkins header image
Christina Jenkins is applying the entrepreneurial skills she learned at Sweet Home High School to a business administration major at University of Oregon.
Educator Spotlight: Brian McCasline header image
A committed educator in the South Lane School District, Brian McCasline knows firsthand the importance of teacher expectations in helping students see themselves as college material.
Promising Practice: Online Mentoring header image
Bi-weekly virtual chats connect college student mentors with K-12 classrooms as part of the Beaver Hangouts program developed by Oregon State University.
Success Story: Summer Gallaher header image
A graduate of La Pine High School, Summer Gallaher is studying journalism at the University of Oregon.
Educator Spotlight: Janon Rogers header image
After attending six colleges, earning three degrees and having a career in computer science, Janon Rogers is dedicated to helping students at North Douglas Elementary and High Schools plan their futures.
Promising Practice: Onsite Admissions header image
College Application Week events at some GEAR UP schools included "instant" admission - and acceptance - to public colleges.
Success Story: Jessica Nava header image
Jessica Nava (on left) is starting college strong thanks to GEAR UP. She graduated from Irrigon Junior/Senior High School and is now a freshman at Oregon State University.

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