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The latest news and updates for GEAR UP Educators.

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.
Posted on 15/09/15 by Katherine Kersten
Join thousands of students, parents, teachers, partners and college access professionals from across the nation to celebrate GEAR UP and the successes of your hard work and dedication!
Posted on 22/04/15 by Katherine Kersten
A current of excitement hummed in the Skyview High School biology lab on April 16. Visitors from NW Noggin unloaded real sheep’s brains, about the size of an apple and the color of clay, into metal dissection trays as some 20 high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors looked on.
Posted on 10/03/15 by Katherine Kersten
Each year participating ProStart students showcase their talents in culinary and restaurant management in front of Chef and industry judges at the Boyd’s Coffee® ProStart Invitational. Students compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and the chance to go to nationals.
Posted on 03/11/14 by Katherine Kersten
Raymond Junior/Senior High School and Willapa Valley High School! The award acknowledges outstanding improvement in reading and math sustained over a five-year period and is limited to schools in the top 5 percent of improvement for their grade band.
Posted on 02/04/14 by Katherine Kersten
A new state law has expanded eligibility for the Washington State Need Grant to low income, non-citizen students who meet the program's eligibility requirements and also satisfy the residency criteria.

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