1. Aging and Dementia

    • Resource ID: Aging-Dementia
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A Snapshot on Aging and Dementia Instructor’s Manual, student manual, and slide deck. The instructor manual has been reviewed by the Alzheimer’s Association® and meets the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topics:
  2. TEA CTE Master Course Lists with TSDS PEIMS Codes

    • Resource ID: 19876
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The Master Course List for Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an administration tool for counselors, teachers, and staff's use in student schedule building and enrollment in the Texas State Data System (TSDS) with the appropriate TSDS PEIMS codes. The guide can also be helpful in...
  3. How I Got Here: Joseph

    • Resource ID: Gearup_F_HIGH_Joseph
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    There are countless colleges out there—how do you even...
  4. How I Got Here: Gabe

    • Resource ID: Gearup_F_HIGH_Gabe
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Man-with-a-plan Gabe knew back in high school that he definitely wanted to be an engineer, so he was able to use that specific career goal to help shape his whole college search (and...
  5. How I Got Here: Lemnique

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_HIGH_Lemniq
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Lemnique had a passion for animals that she wanted to turn into a career, and she knew that college (specifically, a lot of it) was the only way to make it happen. ...
  6. Faces of Texas GEAR UP: Jocelyn

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_FTGU_Jocely
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Watch the video to get to know all about this guitar-playing, goal-shooting, world-traveling GEAR UP freshman from El Paso.
  7. How I Got Here: Dorthy

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_HIGH_Dorthy
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    When self-described bookworm Dorothy went from the Rio Grande Valley to Harvard for college, she expected to fit in immediately in her new surroundings. So she was pretty surprised when...
  8. How I Got Here: Dianey

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_HIGH_Dianey
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Getting parents on board with the idea of college is step one. Getting them on board with a college far away from home can be an even more daunting challenge. Dianey faced that issue...
  9. How I Got Here: Alex

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_HIGH_Alex
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Students like Alex might get a lot of flak for switching schools and switching studies. But as he shows us in the latest installment of TXGU's "How I Got Here" video series, switching things up can...
  10. How I Got Here: Elvia

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_HIGH_Elvia
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    You’ve got big college dreams, but what if your parents...
  11. Accepted! Now What?

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_AcceptedNow
    • Grade Range: 11, 12, Postsecondary
    This document has just about everything you need to know and do before and after classes start to make your first year in college insanely triumphant. Flip through “TXGU’s...
  12. Parents: Letting Go

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_LettingGo
    • Grade Range: 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Make your letting-go process much easier for the whole family by following the helpful tips, tricks, and advice in this detailed guide.
  13. College Life Guide for Parents

    • Resource ID: Gearup_C_CollegeGuid
    • Grade Range: 12, Postsecondary, Adult education
    Get a sneak peek into the future right here with a glimpse of the college experience for a brand-new student. (Spoiler: There are a huge variety of resources on the campus to help your teen thrive.)
  14. How I Got Here: Greg

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pa_HIGH_Greg
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    When San Antonio native Greg lost his scholarship while he was in college, he was absolutely determined that he would still graduate. So he turned to student loans to cover his costs...
  15. How I Got Here: Angelica

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pa_HIGH_Angel
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    So you've got a lot of first-gen students on your hands without too much in the way of college savings, and some may be close to giving up hope on pursuing higher education all...
  16. How I Got Here: Kevin

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pa_HIGH_Kevin
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    What happens when you blow through your grant money in the...
  17. Strategies for Increasing Financial Aid

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pa_Strategies
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Who doesn’t want more money? This handy packet provides plenty of info on how to maximize your...

  18. Filling out the FAFSA/TAFSA

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pa_FafsaTafsa
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This guide walks you through what you need to know in order to complete the FAFSA/TASFA and score the most money possible for school.
  19. Understanding the True Cost of College

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pa_Understand
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This handy guide was created to help students  understand...
  20. Understanding College Loans

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pa_Loansunder
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Figure out all the basics of education loans with this easy-to-understand guide, which also provides useful strategies, tips, and potential pitfalls to watch out for....