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.

Washington's colleges and universities offer a variety of activities for middle and high school tour groups. This matrix provides the necessary contact and background information to help coordinate a GEAR UP campus visit. This resource will be updated as needed.
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This guidebook is intended for GEAR UP coordinator use. It includes best practices and resources from a variety of sources, which includes but is not limited to, GEAR UP programs from across the nation, the College Board, and the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. It is meant to be a working copy with replicable, customizable tools. It will be updated with resources and lessons learned from our own GEAR UP schools.
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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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In order to make your travel experience and reimbursement process as smooth as possible, please review these guidelines prior to making any travel arrangements.
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Learn how Salk used a checklist to assist students in postsecondary and career interest research while also increasing the college-going culture in our school. Students earned college gear upon completion.
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Learn how North MS offered student workshops during lunch period that focused on Career Talks and Mastering Middle School.
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Learn how Aberdeen hosted activities to help seventh grade students learn about local careers and explore CTE programs offered at the high school.
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Learn how Kilo used an activity called Organization Station to help connect students with needed supplies, build relationships, and provide academic support.
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Learn how Kettle Falls helped increased a sense of belonging , growth mindset, and responsibility in their school.
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Learn how Hilltop MS held a bi-monthly speakers series to explore educational programs and careers, some that students may never have considered or even heard of.
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