The coronavirus has changed many things, including students' postsecondary plans. In a survey of seniors from GEAR UP schools, 22% of respondents said they changed their plans.

 

See how we supported educators, students and families in creating college-going cultures even amidst the coronavirus pandemic in 2019-20.

 

Almost 100 teachers, counselors, and administrators participated in our virtual Summer Institute that focused on trauma-invested practices to help learners thrive.

 

We surveyed the class of 2019 to learn more about their post-high school decisions, experiences, and advice.

 

In order to continue supporting students after they graduate from high school, we are partnering with seven community colleges to create or enhance programs to support first-year students.

 

The good news: our schools are using data to strategically expand their college and career readiness programming and students and families have a greater awareness of the college process.

 

Find out how we supported educators, students and families in creating college-going cultures in 2018-19.

 

It was a busy summer! GEAR UP staff, educators and students learned new skills while attending conferences, workshops, camps and programs across the state.

 

Each year, we gain insight on the successes, challenges and lessons learned via an independent evaluation of our GEAR UP program. Read the key findings from the latest report.

 

Need help creating a college-going culture at your school? Rural, low-income schools in Oregon can apply to participate in our two-year Affiliate Program.

 

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