1. Texas GEAR UP in Action: LVN Program

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_LVN
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Nursing's a great job. Nurses perform an incredibly demanding, immensely valuable, and incalculably rewarding service to their community—and it's steady work that requires even steadier minds to go in and git 'er done with compassion and a high level of expertise. That's...
  2. Texas GEAR UP in Action: Angry Birds Summer Camp

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Angrybirds
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Who says summer prep courses have to be dull? Whoever it was, they definitely weren't rocking in the Ysleta summers like these lucky students. The Proyecto M.A.S. GEAR UP team worked with teachers to stage a weeklong hands-on course preparing TXGU juniors for the classwork in Algebra II and...
  3. Texas GEAR UP In Action: Novela Screenings

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Novela
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    If a penny saved is a penny earned, students and parents in Region One ESC GEAR UP are learning how to pull down some serious cash. Family novela-viewing nights in the schools are paired with demonstrations from financial-literacy grant partners to give TXGU'ers better insight into what it...
  4. Texas GEARUP in Action: Finishing Strong

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Finishstro
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Bryan ISD GEAR UP team members have turned into some National Geographic-level hunter-gatherers—of student information, that is. The targeted approach their Senior Case Load program takes starts with identifying the most at-risk students in their final year, and then gets...
  5. Texas GEAR UP in Action: Parent Transition Event

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Transition
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    TXGU students in El Paso are feeling double the support these days, with parents getting very in the know about all their college-prep needs. Between an active superintendent getting the word out , dedicated calls from multiple school districts aimed at having at least 560 parents in attendance...
  6. Texas GEAR UP in Action: Peer Mentoring Program

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Peermentor
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    When it comes to mentoring, the Central ISD team has hit on a decidedly winning solution: help students to help each other! After trying out different styles of mentoring without seeing the results they were hoping for, the team implemented a peer-mentor program—and that proved to be the...
  7. Texas GEAR UP in Action: Dropout Recovery & Prevention

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Dropoutrec
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    There are students in Bryan who are heading to college despite incredible odds being stacked against them—and that is due in no small part to the efforts of the Bryan ISD GEAR UP team. With a focused, personalized commitment to dropout recovery and prevention, GEAR UP staffer Lindsey...
  8. How I Got Here: Maria

    • Resource ID: Gearup_Pr_HIGH_Maria
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    During high school, Maria went through every day carrying a secret—she’s an undocumented citizen. While other students were starting to prep for college, Maria was thinking that she’d never be able to step foot on a college campus due to her status. And she was seriously...
  9. How I Got Here: Veronica

    • Resource ID: Gearup_W_HIGH_Veroni
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Raised in a migrant farm-worker family (and working in the fields eight months a...
  10. Faces of Texas GEAR UP: Alexis

    • Resource ID: Gearup_HS_Alexis
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Need a theater...
  11. GEARUP Resources

    • Resource ID: GEARUP-Master
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Explore resources to answer all your burning college questions, watch videos of kids who've overcome some of the same challenges you may be facing, get the full scoop on your dream career, and so much more.
  12. Texas Gateway Temporarily Under Maintenance

    • Resource ID: TGW-Maint-Feb-20
    • Grade Range: N/A
    Important information about the Winter 2020 Gateway maintenance schedule and site availability.
  13. Stay Well, Texas

    • Resource ID: SWT
    • Grade Range: N/A
    TEA...