GEAR UP West

This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2013. In today's economy, is the cost of a college education really worth it? The answer is a resounding YES! This workshop will give your students and their families a new outlook on college and the value that education provides to their lives. Tangible tools and realistic expectations for today's students with regard to financing their education and planning their future in a financially sound manner.
Individual-Level and Setting-Level Indicators Handout
Building the Capacity of Staff to Use a Developmental Approach. Presentation by Mandy Savitz-Romer.
Engaging Families in College Readiness by Suzanne Bouffard
Using College Readiness Indicators. Presentation by Theresa Jahangir.
Redefining Ready: Connecting Adolescent Development to College Readiness. Keynote presentation slides by Mandy Savitz-Romer.
This workshop covers the social-emotional and cultural challenges that await students from communities of color, communities of poverty and communities where English is not the home language. Find some strategies to better support GEAR-UP students as they transition from their high school environment to higher education. Includes handouts.
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2013. Many times a new pair of eyes on an old persistent problem can lead towards new solutions to old problems. Many newbies enter the world of federal grants, college access and readiness, administration, and everything else which makes up GEAR UP and see things differently. Sometimes that comes across as know-it-all arrogance which, while well-meaning, can be an instant point of contention. However, if you were able to get a new set of eyes on your prog

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