What did you do this summer? GEAR UP staff, educators and students stayed busy attending conferences, workshops, camps and programs across the state.


Thanks to a partnership with the Portland Timbers, 100 students from 5 high schools learned about the variety of career options available as part of a professional sports organization.


Summer break? Hardly! GEAR UP educators and students were busy attending conferences, workshops, camps and programs to develop their skills and expand their knowledge.


Our partnership with The Alliance focuses on college fit and helping educators and students explore private colleges as an option.


GEAR UP educators explored data, learned new strategies and looked ahead during our three-day professional development and planning retreat.


Research shows that when students understand the relevance of a college education they are more likely to attend. Therefore, it's important to help students explore career options and connect their aspirations to the appropriate education pathway.


7,500+ students. 72 college visits. 89% of students aspiring to college. Just a few of the noteworthy numbers from the 2015-16 academic year for Oregon GEAR UP!


Our students, educators and staff had a busy summer with a conference, workshop and multiple camps.


The GEAR UP Affiliate program aims to increase the number of Oregon schools using the GEAR UP model and resources to develop and maintain a college-going culture in their communities.


A brief glimpse of Oregon GEAR UP's activities and outcomes in 2014-15.