Video: What's YOUR Plan? header image
Middle and high school students describe their plans for after high school because as we say here at Oregon GEAR UP, COLLEGE: It's not a dream, it's a plan.

 

Over 100 students and chaperones spent three days at Western Oregon University building community while practicing leadership skills, communication tools and developing proactive learning habits.

 

GEAR UP National Conference and Youth Congress 2013 header image
Educators and staff gathered in San Francisco to learn about best practices while Alyssa Harms, a student at La Pine High School, represented Oregon at the annual Youth Congress.

 

The Umpqua Post: Grant Helps Class of '17 GEAR UP For College header image
The Umpqua Post reports on the GEAR UP program at Reedsport Community Charter School: "It’s just a fantastic opportunity for students to be exposed to the unlimited possibilities that higher education has to offer them.”

 

Albany Democrat-Herald: Sweet Home High Yogurt shop Ready for the Public header image
A student-run frozen yogurt shop teaches business skills, with proceeds going to college readiness programs.

 

Hall Pass Tour header image
The Hall Pass Tour traveled to five Oregon schools, leading workshops on discovering passions and setting goals, and ending with an energy-packed concert and pep rally.

 

Check out the infographic with the results from the first cohort of Oregon GEAR UP schools from 2002-08.

 

Student Selected for National GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy header image
Elizabeth Gonzalez, a graduate of Madras High School studying at OSU, will head to Washington D.C. to learn advocacy and leadership skills to be used to tell the GEAR UP story.

 

OPB: Hermiston High Creating New College Generation header image
Nearly 50 percent of all Hispanic graduates at Hermiston High School were enrolled in college by fall term, all but closing the Hispanic to Caucasian college-attending achievement gap.

 

The Newberry Eagle: La Pine Students Focusing on College, Careers header image
The Newberry Eagle reported on (and contributed to!) La Pine Middle School's annual Career Day.

 

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