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.

This presentation examines challenges with data collection and evaluation. Learn proven solutions to mitigate these barriers.
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This pre-visit handout, Sample Campus Tour Tips for GEAR UP 7th-12th Graders, is intended for campus staff.
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This handout is intended for on-campus use by students. It contains suggestions for questions about a variety of aspects of an institution. Help students get their questions answered.
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This pre-visit handout is intended to be customized and shared with your chaperones. It explains the role and responsibility of a chaperone for this event.
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This sample handout is intended for students pre- or post-visit. Compare colleges based on the characteristics that are most important to you. This scorecard helps you evaluate colleges side-by-side. It can also be used during virtual college exploration activities.
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This sample pre- or post-visit activity requires students to investigate various aspects of particular postsecondary institutions. Evaluate each school in the areas listed and then compare your evaluations.
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This pre-visit handout is intended for students use in career and college exploration.
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Learn how to hold a Speed Jobbing event. This example comes from Okanogan GEAR UP. The goal of this activity is for students to learn about a variety of careers from local community business professionals in just a few minutes. See presentation and event planning handout.
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Learn the basics about mentoring and how to start your own program. Includes Presentation and the following resources: Background Check Disclosure and Authorization Sample|Mentor Qualifications and Responsibilities Sample|Mentoring Contract Template|Reference Check Template|Mentor Orientation Sign-Off Sample|Mentor Participant Profile|Match Worksheet Template|Mentor Application Template|Mentor Interview Template|Mentor Meeting Log Template
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How to help DREAMer students determine if they meet the criteria for the DACA program and what steps to take to apply.
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