NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference


July 14-17, 2019 / SAN FRANCISCO, CA

The NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference is the national convening of professionals, parents, students, policymakers, and community partners supporting the GEAR UP programs and the students they serve nationwide. You will find new ideas, strategies, resources, and tools to effectively serve GEAR UP students through inspiring plenary sessions, over 100 concurrent sessions, and networking opportunities with peers. The conference also provides the opportunity to access special U.S. Department of Education led sessions, the Youth Leadership Summit, the Parent Leadership Institute, and post-conference Data, Research & Evaluation Institutes.

Registration will open in April, 2019. 

The 2019 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference Location

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

333 O’Farrell Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, this stylish hotel offers easy access to Nob Hill; Chinatown; and fantastic shopping, dining, and entertainment.


Annual Conference RFP

Submit a Proposal to Present at the 2019 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference

Proposals should address topics relevant to the GEAR UP community and college access and success field. To learn more about what components are required to apply, please read the RFP Submission Guidelines and also check out the RFP How-To Guide for tips and a sample application.

Deadline: February 22, 2019

Important Notices:

  • Proposals must be submitted using the online application

  • Presenters must register and pay required registration fee

  • Presenters must provide their own LCD projector