Coordinators and GEAR UP team members can find all of the information they need to successfully implement the grant. Browse the links to the right for more information.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Date

To Do

5/15 Cost Share Report Due
5/31 Register for Summer Institute for Educators
5/31 Register for Student Leadership Event
5/31 Order GEAR UP Goodies: Cohort and Priority
7/1 Evaluations and Plans Due

On-Going Opportunities for Ford and Cohort Schools

Growth Mindset and Social-Emotional Learning: Contact Kendra Coates directly to schedule professional development for your school. GEAR UP will pay for the first visit to your school; subsequent visits can be paid for with school GEAR UP funds or district match.

Working with Students in Poverty: Contact Lynda Coates directly to schedule professional development for your school. GEAR UP will pay for the first visit to your school; subsequent visits can be paid for with school GEAR UP funds or district match.

  • Ford schools are those communities supported by The Ford Family Foundation from 2011-2017
  • Cohort schools are those communities supported by the federal grant from 2014-2021
  • Priority schools are those communities that were part of the federal grant from 2008-2014 and continued under a modified direct service model from 2014-2021