College Reps Visit the College and Career Center
Want to hear more information regarding your college of choice? Or maybe you are undecided about your college choices? The College and Career Center is here to help. We have a variety of College Representatives visiting our center weekly. Come on in and stay for a visit!
Mon., 11/19 - UTAH STATE @ Lunch
Mon., 11/25 - CSULB/ROTC PROGRAM @ Lunch
Wed., 11/27 - LBCC @ Lunch
Mon., 12/9 - LA SIERRA UNIV. @ Lunch
Wed., 12/4 - LBCC @ Lunch
And many more to come!
Posted by: Shannon Young
About GEAR UP
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federal grant program that provides funds "to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education." The federal website is here . As a part of this effort, GEAR UP employees work to educate and train students, parents, and teachers about post-secondary (after high school) opportunities. Long Beach Unified also participates in the California GEAR UP program, which has the same stated purpose as the federal program but funds additional work through the State budget. The official California GEAR UP page is here .
The GEAR UP program follows one grade of Long Beach students through their academic career. In the 2013-14 school year the GEAR UP class is composed of 12th graders. There are currently 6 Federal GEAR UP high schools.