The latest news and updates for GEAR UP Educators.

Posted on 21/11/19 by beth kelly
Olympia—At its annual conference on October 22, GEAR UP West presented Beth Kelly of the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) with its Professional of the Year Award for 2019. As Assistant Director for Washington State GEAR UP, Kelly works with 26 high-poverty schools to prepare over 5,500 students for education and careers after high school.
Posted on 01/07/19 by beth kelly
National GEAR UP Professional of the Year awarded to Washington’s Marcie Sample
Posted on 20/02/19 by beth kelly
Olympia—According to a new report, students in Washington State GEAR UP are surpassing statewide rates for high school graduation and college enrollment. Most of the students served by the program are from low-income households, so Washington State GEAR UP is proving effective at closing opportunity gaps.
Posted on 19/02/19 by beth kelly
Senator Patty Murray (Washington) encourages students to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Posted on 07/02/19 by beth kelly
Salk GEAR UP students gain experiences and resources to prepare students for potential, professional careers.
Posted on 26/11/18 by beth kelly
GEAR UP helps students like Ikie Brooks overcome obstacles and prepare for college.
Posted on 12/04/17 by Katherine Kersten
Download the National GEAR UP Week Toolkit!
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.