Date Name Description

The national convening of professionals, parents, students, policymakers, and community and business partners supporting GEAR UP programs and the students they serve nationwide. Held in Washington D.C.


NACAC Virtual College Fairs seamlessly connect high school juniors and seniors with colleges and universities. Get a preview just for counselors.


Secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals come together to exchange ideas and hear from experts. Held in Minneapolis, MN over three days.


Learn tools and gain resources that you can bring back to your communities to help pave the way to rural vitality. Held in Sunriver, OR over three days.


A program is designed to train school personnel to work as a team to identify those students in their care that they believe are "at risk." This valuable and free training is designed for school personnel, kindergarten through 12th grade. Held in Wilsonville.


GEAR UP West is a collaborative regional conference of college access practitioners from the western US. All those working to help low-income and underrepresented students prepare for and succeed in college are welcome to attend. Held over three days in Montana.


Learn from education leaders across the country about reslient schools in action. Held in Dallas, TX over three days.


Designed to improve education for students by involving educators in the development and implementation of national education policy.


Professional development and resources for educators and parents with diverse students covering a broad range of topics including college and career readiness. Held in Seaside over 3 days.


Nominees should inspire students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn; have the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues; play an active role in the community as well as in school; and be a poised and articulate representative of all Oregon classroom teachers.


A proven program that helps high schools build and grow sustainable computer science programs by pairing experienced and trained software engineer professionals with classroom teachers.