Promising Practice: Academic Support for All Students, All the Time header image
GEAR UP schools are providing academic support during the school day and beyond to help students succeed.

 

Educator Spotlight: Vicky Roller header image
Counselor, coordinator, coach - Vicky Roller does it all (although not actually driving the bus to college campus visits!) at Taft 7-12 School in Lincoln City.

 

Promising Practice: Sustaining a College-Going Culture header image
With funds from The Ford Family Foundation, former GEAR UP schools are sustaining and building the capacity of post-secondary education awareness, readiness, and enrollment efforts.

 

Success Story: Christina Jenkins header image
Christina Jenkins is applying the entrepreneurial skills she learned at Sweet Home High School to a business administration major at University of Oregon.

 

Educator Spotlight: Brian McCasline header image
A committed educator in the South Lane School District, Brian McCasline knows firsthand the importance of teacher expectations in helping students see themselves as college material.

 

Promising Practice: Online Mentoring header image
Bi-weekly virtual chats connect college student mentors with K-12 classrooms as part of the Beaver Hangouts program developed by Oregon State University.

 

Success Story: Summer Gallaher header image
A graduate of La Pine High School, Summer Gallaher is studying journalism at the University of Oregon.

 

Educator Spotlight: Janon Rogers header image
After attending six colleges, earning three degrees and having a career in computer science, Janon Rogers is dedicated to helping students at North Douglas Elementary and High Schools plan their futures.

 

Promising Practice: Onsite Admissions header image
College Application Week events at some GEAR UP schools included "instant" admission - and acceptance - to public colleges.

 

Success Story: Jessica Nava header image
Jessica Nava (on left) is starting college strong thanks to GEAR UP. She graduated from Irrigon Junior/Senior High School and is now a freshman at Oregon State University.

 

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