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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.
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. When Carol Dweck introduced us to growth mindset in 2006, many of us nodded sagely, secretly smug that we have known this all along. The simplicity and elegance of the theory make it a fan favorite in instruction and professional development circles. However, beneath the surface lie some difficult truths and complicated challenges. Participants will consider new research, refine their understandings of mindset, and explore common misinterpretations.
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Measuring equity gaps is key to understanding whether or not a program reaches all students and expands participation of historically underrepresented groups. This presentation will discuss ways to measure equity gaps in program participation and outcomes, using results from an Oregon dual-credit program as examples.
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. This session will provide an overview of disability support services at the collegiate level. In collaboration with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, we developed this workshop for high school students with disabilities in order to educate them about services on college campuses. The workshop was designed to empower students to become self-advocates.
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Learn about innovative strategies to engage program staff, educators, students, and parents in using and sharing data to drive change. Presenters will provide examples of easily replicable, scalable, and customizable tools, approaches, and practices used by Oregon GEAR UP schools.
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Learn about the College Spark of Washington College Readiness Initiative results that can inform what you are doing in your own school to monitor and increase a College and Career Ready Culture. The sites shared used AVID as a cornerstone but even schools who are not AVID sites will learn about indicators they may also put in place for their own use.
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Judge Karen Overstreet and CENTS Director Anthony Leahy have designed a free activity that empowers students to assemble critical information so they can wisely finance their postsecondary education. The activity has been utilized at numerous high schools in Washington as part of the Student Loan Awareness Month (SLAM) campaign, run by the Outreach Committee of the Washington Attorney General's Student Loan Workgroup.
The First Year in Five Stages. The transition from high school to college is an important milestone. Many students who live on-campus or commute experience a wide range of emotions during their first year at college. These emotions are normal and often occur in five stages. This timeline includes examples of things students commonly face during their first year of college.
For use with the Activity Guide-Preparing Students For The Transition To College.
These are common scenarios that students encounter during their first year in college. Using your college or university’s website and the handout: Resources & Support Services to Navigate Your Way, identify what resource(s) can help in each scenario on your future campus.

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