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GEAR UP Summer Academy – Details for 2016 Participants

GEAR UP Academy@MSU Academy dates: June 5 – 24, 2016 Important information: 2016 GEAR UP Academy@MSU Student Handbook MSU required GEAR UP student forms  Dorm:  Cartmell Hall (150 University Blvd, Morehead, KY 40351) Arrival Time on Opening Day:  2- 5 pm (EST), June 5 Closing Ceremony:  10:30 am – 3…

Family Campus Days bring more than 80 families to 8 college campuses across Kentucky

Family campus day at Berea College and Eastern Kentucky University ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 22 The inaugural series of GUK Family Campus Days concluded on April 30 to rave reviews! Parents, guardians, mentors and their students visited campuses around the state to hear valuable information about admissions,…

Registration now open for 2016 Teacher/Leader Academy

As part of GUK’s School Improvement Services designed to increase capacity to implement Kentucky Core Academic Standards (KCAS), the second biennial GEAR UP Teacher/Leader Academy will take place on July 11-14, 2016 in Lexington. To register, schools/districts must contact their Regional Program Manager by May 20, 2016.  The teacher academy will…

235 students selected for GUK Summer Academy Class of 2016

Every GUK high school will be represented this summer in the GUK Summer Academy Class of 2016. Acceptance letters were sent out on April 22 to students selected to participate. All  accepted students must confirm their participation by returning the confirmation forms they receive by May 11. If no confirmation form is received…

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…

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