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The latest news and updates for GEAR UP Educators.

Posted on 28/10/16 by Katherine Kersten
The Washington Student Achievement Council, College Access and Support Division is recruiting eligible school districts to join our application for the next Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), which we will submit in spring 2017.
Posted on 22/02/16 by Katherine Kersten
Here are some February 2016 updates for Washington State GEAR UP programs.
Posted on 12/01/16 by Katherine Kersten
Olympia—Now is the time for students—including DREAMers—to apply for financial aid. People who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens can file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Posted on 10/12/15 by Katherine Kersten
First-year student Chris Minish didn't imagine UW Tacoma as an option. Now he dreams of a job in computer graphics.
Posted on 18/11/15 by Katherine Kersten
Washington State GEAR UP wants to honor individuals for their commitment to ensuring that all students are academically, financially, and socially prepared to enter and successfully complete the postsecondary program of their choice. Individuals can nominate someone for an award, apply for an award themselves, or do both.
Posted on 18/11/15 by Katherine Kersten
Education professionals from the western United States gather at the annual GEAR UP West conference to share best practices for helping low-income and underrepresented students prepare for and succeed in college.
Posted on 15/09/15 by Katherine Kersten
Join thousands of students, parents, teachers, partners and college access professionals from across the nation to celebrate GEAR UP and the successes of your hard work and dedication!
Posted on 22/04/15 by Katherine Kersten
A current of excitement hummed in the Skyview High School biology lab on April 16. Visitors from NW Noggin unloaded real sheep’s brains, about the size of an apple and the color of clay, into metal dissection trays as some 20 high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors looked on.
Posted on 10/03/15 by Katherine Kersten
Each year participating ProStart students showcase their talents in culinary and restaurant management in front of Chef and industry judges at the Boyd’s Coffee® ProStart Invitational. Students compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and the chance to go to nationals.
Posted on 03/11/14 by Katherine Kersten
Raymond Junior/Senior High School and Willapa Valley High School! The award acknowledges outstanding improvement in reading and math sustained over a five-year period and is limited to schools in the top 5 percent of improvement for their grade band.

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