The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP), the voice of GEAR UP in Washington, DC, bestowed the 2013 Champion for Student Success Award on Senator Patty Murray (WA) in recognition of her continued commitment and leadership in education for minority, low-income and disadvantaged students. Even before becoming a Senator, she has demonstrated her unwavering support of children and families in need, visiting with GEAR UP schools and hosting GEAR UP students and educators in her State and Washington, DC offices.
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The Superintendent Leadership Institute is a 10-month intensive training program to strengthen their ability to leverage GEAR UP to create a college-going culture.
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GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy
The GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) is a program designed to engage GEAR UP alumni in grassroots advocacy. The program is funded by The Kresge Foundation.