Promising Practice: Exploring Careers Using Community Members header image
Students learn the relevance of a college degree by interacting with local professionals as guest speakers and at career fairs.


Success Story: Marissa O'Connor header image
A graduate of Eagle Point High School, Marissa O'Connor is pursuing her dream to be a nurse at Rogue Community College.


Communication Strategies for Students and Parents header image
GEAR UP schools are utilizing social media and mass text messaging technologies to connect with students and parents.


The News Guard: Taft Students Gear Up for College Success header image
The News Guard profiled the GEAR UP program at Taft 7-12 School in Lincoln City, OR.


See a snapshot of the impact of Oregon GEAR UP in 2011-12.


Promising Practice: College and Career Readiness Classes header image
Starting in 7th grade, GEAR UP students are researching colleges and careers in school.


Community Vitality: Building A Better Workforce header image
A profile of Oregon GEAR UP in the latest issue of Community Vitality, a publication of the Ford Institute of Community Building.


Success Story: Teresa Esqueda header image
Teresa Esqueda is a graduate of Eagle Point High School and is currently a senior at Southern Oregon University.


Middle and high school students spent a week at Oregon State University learning about natural resources careers and gaining leadership skills. Watch the video to see more of their activities and advice!


Success Story: Elizabeth Gonzalez header image
Elizabeth Gonzalez studies at Oregon State University, after graduating from Madras High School.