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Gear Up

Montana GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) believes that postsecondary education is possible for all Montana students, regardless of economic background.  Montana GEAR UP supports schools, students, and their families to increase students’ college and career readiness through academic preparedness, postsecondary planning, and financial aid knowledge so that they may succeed in their education beyond high school.

Mission Statement

Montana GEAR UP believes that postsecondary education is possible for all Montana students, regardless of economic background. Montana GEAR UP supports schools, students, and their families to increase students’ college and career readiness through academic preparedness, postsecondary planning, and financial aid knowledge so that they may succeed in their education beyond high school.

Goals & Objectives

  • GOAL 1: Increase the academic performance and preparation for postsecondary education of GEAR UP students

    • Objective 1.1 - Increase student academic performance in mathematics

    • Objective 1.2 - Increase student demonstration of academic preparation for college

  • GOAL 2: Increase the rate of high school graduation and enrollment in postsecondary education for GEAR UP students

    • Objective 2.1 - Increase graduation rates of GEAR UP students from high school

    • Objective 2.2 - Increase enrollment rates of GEAR UP students in postsecondary education

  • GOAL 3: Increase GEAR UP students’ and their families’ knowledge of postsecondary education options, preparation, & financing

    • Objective 3.1 - Increase student knowledge of available financial aid and the costs and benefits of pursuing postsecondary education

    • Objective 3.2 - Increase family knowledge of available financial aid and the costs and benefits of pursuing postsecondary education.

2018 Summer Gear Up at Montana Tech

June 11th-15th
Entering 7th-8th grade

 

Contact

Theresa Rader

Montana Tech
1300 West Park
Butte, MT 59701
406.496.4683 (w)
trader@mtech.edu