February 5, 2016

Hilton Garden Inn Eugene/Springfield

8:00       Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30       Administrative Updates

9:00       Why College Activity

9:45       College Fit Activity

10:15     Alliance Partnership

10:30     Panel Discussion: Effective Postsecondary Partnerships as a Means for Helping Students Find the Right Fit

11:30     Break

11:45     Growth Mindset Professional Development Opportunities, Kendra Coates

  • Trainings will be customized to the needs of the school and GEAR UP will pay for the equivalent of one full day of training (which could be a combination of on-site, online, training materials, etc.). Complete the online needs assessment for more information.

12:15     Lunch

1:00       Summer Institute for Teachers: Strengthening Connections between Secondary-level Coursework and College-level Expectations, Education Northwest

1:45       Priority Schools: Discussion around Serving 7th Year Students

              Ford Schools: Review Plans to Increase Rigor and Create a College-going Culture

              Cohort Coordinators and Events & Cost Share Tracking Personnel: Events & Cost Share (plus sample form)

              Cohort Schools (not included above): Sharing Best Practices

3:30       Adjourn

What will the Central GEAR UP Office provide?

  • All Schools: Continental breakfast and lunch the day of the meeting
  • Cohort Schools: Reimbursement for substitutes
  • Priority Schools: Reimbursement for all costs for GEAR UP Coordinator (lodging, lunch, subsititute, and travel).

Please have your business manager send an invoice to Ashley for reimbursements.


Questions: Contact Anne Stephens at anne.stephens@oregonstate.edu or 541-968-7189