WSU GEAR UP Partnerships

GEAR UP prepares and encourages students to enter and succeed in college by providing:

For Students:

  • Early interventions beginning in middle school
  • Tutoring during and after school
  • Enriched technology-based curriculum, especially in reading, writing, and math
  • Campus visits
  • Motivational speakers
  • Support from middle school through high school


For Parents:

  • Parent Involvement programs
  • Leadership training
  • Facilitating grass-roots community development
  • Educational classes on topics including: courses required for college, college entrance exams, helping your child pass the WASL, setting high academic expectations for your children
  • Workshops on: paying for college, applying for college and financial aid, writing the college application essay, and selecting a college


For Teachers:

  • Staff development in areas such as ESL and reading endorsement
  • Class room technology and curriculum

Harvest of Hope Partnership Schools

One Vision Partnership Schools