"Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs"
GEAR UP Programs include:
- Tutoring– Free online tutoring with Smarthinking™ and after school tutoring programs.
- Mentoring—Free online mentoring services with EduGuide™.
- Faculty and administration development for all cohort schools/teachers.
- Cultural and educational field trips. Available free of charge to all GEAR UP participants. (Parent involvement is encouraged)
- Scholarship opportunities!
Prepare Chaves County public middle school7th and 8th grade students for college by addressing the most critical needs of students at risk of educational failure and ensuring that significantly more students successfully pursue postsecondary education.
- Increase student academic achievement, high school graduation rate, and college enrollment
- Increase parent/family involvement in school activities
- Transform instructional and intervention strategies at the partner schools, embedding them in those schools far beyond the seven-year grant period
Goals and Objectives:
- Provide students with academic intervention and enrichment; personal and career counseling; teacher professional development; and parent involvement.
- Design, implement, and evaluate programs that are responsive to student, parent/family, school, and community needs.
- Through participation in GEAR UP activities, students will become aware of the world outside their local community and become motivated to set ambitious goals for their education and career aspirations.
- Project goals, objectives, and expected outcomes specifically address the identified needs of targeted students, parents, and teachers, and seek to reduce the magnitude of the educational, social, and professional problems facing these groups.
- National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP)
- U.S. Department of Education - GEAR UP Website
GEAR UP IS FEDERALLY FUNDED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND SPONSORED BY ENMU-ROSWELL
The contents of this publication were developed under a grant from the Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. PR/Award # P334A110054 Amount: $1,380,800.00 (100% Federal Funds) and $1,380,800.00 (100% Non-Federal Sources)