Counseling & Advising

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.
Learn how North MS offered student workshops during lunch period that focused on Career Talks and Mastering Middle School.
Learn how Aberdeen hosted activities to help seventh grade students learn about local careers and explore CTE programs offered at the high school.
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.
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.


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