GEAR UP Kentucky

Our Mission

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Our Mission

The mission of GEAR UP Kentucky 3.0, the state GEAR UP program, is to build a sustainable college-going culture in schools with a high percentage of students in low-income households.

Our Vision

Every student prepared for college success.

Our Values

  • BELIEF that all students can be successful
  • ACCOUNTABILITY for the incremental progress and success of the GEAR UP project
  • PARTNERSHIP that fosters engagement, collaboration and teamwork inside and outside GUK
  • DATA-DRIVEN DECISION MAKING that uses data to inform all process at every level
  • RESPECT for others that is accepting of differences, assumes positive intentions and the capacity to succeed
  • COMMUNICATION that is open, ongoing and proactive to connect and support all aspects of GUK