The GEAR UP Mentor Program seeks to further develop a college-going environment at GU4LA high schools through peer-mentoring. These Mentors serve as role models on campus and seek to inspire their mentees to reach their ultimate potential.
2013 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference
Thank you to the 1,700 college access professionals, students and educators who attended this year's conference. Visit our Conference Materials page to find handouts, presentation outlines and more.
The Senate passed a fiscal year 2014 funding bill that proposes a $5.6 M increase for GEAR UP ($307.2 M total).
Let us celebrate this victory by calling our Senators, again. Let us thank them for their support and let them know where you stand on funding for GEAR UP!
NCCEP program spotlight
GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy
The GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) is a new program designed to engage GEAR UP alumni in grassroots advocacy. The program is funded by The Kresge Foundation.