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.

Based on the What Works Clearinghouse Practice Guide: Helping Students Navigate the Path to College: What High Schools Can Do.
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Contact Information for GEAR UP Staff at the Washington Student Achievement Council.
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Strategic Partners of Washington State GEAR UP.
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School Roster.
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Washington State GEAR UP Program Overview.
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2017 GEAR UP West Conference Materials
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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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This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. This session will share recently completed research about sibling and parent relationships as they relate to college decision-making for first-generation students. Results highlight the importance of siblings specifically for first-generation students, indicating that while parents remain a significant source of support, siblings have been found to be a critical, supplementary resource.
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This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. See an example of a successful student internship program in a small community. We will explain the benefits to the students and the community through this experience. Hear how Libby Public Schools structured our program and how you can start a similar program. See the documents used for contracts, planning, and accountability. Students of all interests greatly benefit from these experiences.
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This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Several grants are nearing their 7th year and beginning to develop their first-year college programs. UT GEAR UP has had a first-year program in place for the last five years. We would like to share our challenges and best practices. UT GEAR UP has created protocols to help with gathering the data necessary to track first-year students and the services provided.
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