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Meet the 2015-16 GEAR UP Ky Students of the Year

This spring, each GEAR UP Kentucky (GUK) high school was asked to nominate one 2015-16 GEAR UP Student of the Year. To be chosen for this recognition, the nominee had to be identified by their GEAR UP College and Career Advisors as an emerging student leader with a record of…

New Visions Leadership Program kicks off in January

To build upon the learning outcomes of the Institute, GUK will offer technical assistance to schools in the areas of rigor and relevance and college and career advising using the evidence-based model.  The GEAR UP Kentucky Visions Leadership Program, a new component of GUK School Improvement Services, is designed for…

Parent Services booth now available for your local and regional events

You admired it at the Institute and now it’s available to bring to your school! The Parent Services Booth is stocked with information and tools on a number of topics, and its colorfulness and size is sure to attract some attention!  From Parent-Teacher Conference Night to Financial Aid events, GEAR…

Save the date: GEAR UP Ky Teacher/Leader Academy returns July 11 – 14, 2016

GEAR UP Kentucky is bringing back the highly-popular Teacher/Leader Academy in summer 2016!  The Academy is designed as a four-day professional development offering for core content teachers and district leadership. The 2016 Academy focuses on the theme “Using Inquiry to Address Rigor and Student Engagement: Connecting Community and Content Standards.”…

Now accepting applications for 2016 GEAR UP Ky Summer Academy

Click here for the 2016 GUK Summer Academy online application APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 11, 2016 What is the GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy? The GEAR UP Kentucky Summer Academy is a three week residential summer enrichment program on a university campus sponsored by the GEAR UP Kentucky program….

GEAR UP KY hosting Family Campus Days this spring

Beginning in February 2016, GEAR UP Kentucky is hosting a series of Spring Family Campus Day  to help families and/or mentors of juniors be better prepared to help senior year college planning. Family Campus Day brings participants together in one place to learn their next steps towards successful college transition….

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