Conferences & Training
For 18 years, NCCEP has been convening the GEAR UP community and other college and career readiness professionals through various conferences, workshops, and other training to share best practices, refine educational strategies, and faciliate knowledge-sharing and networking. NCCEP is the Department of Education-designated technical assistance and training provider for the state and partnership grantees who receive GEAR UP federal funds.
Held each year in the third week of July, the NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference is the premier professional development event for state and partnership GEAR UP grantees and other college and career readiness professionals nationwide.
Held each year in late January/early February, the Capacity-Building Workshop (CBW) provides hands-on training for the GEAR UP community and other college access and success professionals through a variety of hands-on workshops as well as plenary sessions and roundtable discussions.
Webinars & Other Trainings
NCCEP organizes webinars and faciliates a variety of other specialized training and professional development opportunities for the GEAR UP community and college access field throughout the year.