The GEAR UP Team Binder contains all of the information you need to successfully implement the program. Download PDF versions of each section below.

Section A: What is GEAR UP?

  • College Readiness – Why It Matters
  • What is GEAR UP?
  • Our Values
  • The “Five Rs” – Our Theoretical Model
  • Goals, Objectives, Strategies & Sample Activities

Section B: GEAR UP Team Overview (Ford schools)

  • Coordinator & Team Responsibilities
  • Yearly Calendar
  • Communications & Contact Information

Section C: Build A Team

  • Build Support & Understanding from Administrators
  • Build Support & Understanding from Staff
  • Create a GEAR UP/College and Career Readiness Team

Section D: Review Data

Section E: Assess Key Goals

Section F: Outline A 6-Year Plan

Section G: Yearly Plans & Evaluations (Ford schools)

Section H: Grant Management (Ford schools)