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.

Sponsored by Lumina Foundation, the American Council on Education and the Ad Council
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Ready Set Grad is a resource to help ensure every student in Washington State has access to the tools, information, and support they need to graduate high school and make college accessible and affordable. The online tools help students of all ages - from middle schoolers to adult scholars - create their own college plan.
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They provide a high-touch, high-tech bilingual educational community to help families get their students into college and beyond. Find free tools, resources and ongoing guidance to help Latinos achieve their educational and career goals. Website is also available in Spanish.
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The Washington College Access Network (WCAN) is designed to improve preparation and access to higher education to all students through a network of community organizations.
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More than just providing the tools for achieving scholarship success, Scholarship Junkies strives to help students learn how to best articulate their talents, skills, and life stories through their own personal scholarship application process.
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Jennifer Schoen, founder of Zinjenzo, has spoken to audiences across the country. She has mentored hundreds of students, and presented on college preparation and college admissions topics to parents, guidance counselors and high school staff.
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Edutopia is produced by The George Lucas Educational Foundation, a private operating foundation dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by documenting, disseminating, and advocating for innovative, replicable, and evidence-based strategies that prepare students to thrive in their future education, careers, and adult lives.
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All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge
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Washington STEM is advancing a shared vision of excellence, equity, and innovation in STEM education. Their goal is to reimagine and revitalize STEM education across Washington through investments supported by technical assistance and evaluation, to spread innovations statewide.
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AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college-readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll in four-year colleges. Although AVID serves all students, it focuses on the least served students in the academic middle. The formula is simple - raise expectations of students and, with the AVID support system in place, they will rise to the challenge.
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