• What is GEAR UP?

    Posted by Diana Jean Zavala (Bustamante) on 10/20/2020 2:00:00 PM

    Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) 

    GEAR UP is a seven-year program of the United States Department of Education designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

    Region One Education Service Center (ESC) and partners provide services at middle and high schools for a cohort of students beginning no later than the seventh grade and follow the cohort through high school.  GEAR UP funds are alos used to provide college scholarships to low-income students.

     

    GEAR UP logo

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