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 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.
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This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Gain insight into the world of advocacy. Advocacy is as important as ever with the increased challenges of educational equity and access today. Learn proven advocacy techniques, and take away activities to present to professionals and students in their programs. Get event ideas, and techniques that can be used to engage students and professionals in advocacy and information pertinent to the advocacy process.
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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.
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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.
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This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Are you interested in graduation success? Then supporting your freshmen students is a must. Learn Washington’s model for finding Highlight Districts who are closing the gap with low-income students and the systems they have in place to organize their work. Then assess your school district’s current system using the 9th grade success rubric to identify places to be proactive to support all students.
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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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This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Do people fall asleep in your meetings? Or spend time constantly checking their phones? How about the dreaded death by PowerPoint? STOP. Be less boring! Learn best practices for pedagogy and design for meetings and presentations Anybody who hosts meetings or presents information to students, parents or colleagues shouldn’t miss learning about these simple strategies to engage audiences.
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This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017. Judge Karen Overstreet and CENTS Director Anthony Leahy have designed a free activity that empowers students to assemble critical information so they can wisely finance their postsecondary education. The activity has been utilized at numerous high schools in Washington as part of the Student Loan Awareness Month (SLAM) campaign, run by the Outreach Committee of the Washington Attorney General's Student Loan Workgroup.
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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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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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