Promising Practice: Helping Students Transition to High School header image
Schools are helping students (and parents) transition to the high school with programs designed to cover both academic and social concerns.


GEAR UP Week Partner Reception header image
In honor of National GEAR UP Week, partners and supporters of Oregon GEAR UP convened in Roseburg for a recognition reception to show that #GEARUPworks!


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.


Success Story: Susan Smith header image
Former GEAR UP coordinator Susan Smith told her students they needed to get a college degree - and then showed them it's possible to follow your dreams at any time.


Success Story: Stephanie Garibay header image
A graduate of McKay High School, Stephanie is studying at Western Oregon University.


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.


Success Story: Veronika Polyakov header image
Veronika is a graduate of James Madison High School studying to be a nurse at the University of Portland.


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.”


 Promising Practice: My Story Project  header image
In Irrigon, students celebrate their 8th grade promotion and transition to the high school by sharing their stories and future dreams with peers and parents.