Resources

The GEAR UP website offers hundreds of resources to support our educators in their work to guide and mentor students in Washington State. Use the options below to browse for tools, templates, research and more.

Washington's colleges and universities offer a variety of activities for middle and high school tour groups. This matrix provides the necessary contact and background information to help coordinate a GEAR UP campus visit. This resource will be updated as needed.
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This guidebook is intended for GEAR UP coordinator use. It includes best practices and resources from a variety of sources, which includes but is not limited to, GEAR UP programs from across the nation, the College Board, and the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. It is meant to be a working copy with replicable, customizable tools. It will be updated with resources and lessons learned from our own GEAR UP schools.
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This activity is a way to introduce families to the benefits of pursuing education beyond high school.
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We have student and family incentives and printed publications available to GEAR UP schools. Incentives and resources do not come out of your program budget. They are available for free, but must be distributed only to GEAR UP students or GEAR UP families.
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Use the GEAR UP Student Service Definitions to determine the Activity Type for GEAR UP services. It is imperative that you follow these guidelines; as they are aligned with GEAR UP reporting and evaluation requirements.
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Get the latest scoop! Find info on GEAR UP program updates, scholarship information, professional development opportunities, news and resources from around Washington State and nationwide.
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For Washington State GEAR UP Staff
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A strongly recommended guide for your team.
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Determine Student Eligibility The Washington program recognizes five methods for determining student eligibility. AP/IB coordinators are required to document student eligibility. Coordinator procedures are outlined by program.
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College Access & Support Resources from Washington State GEAR UP.
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