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What is GEAR Up?

GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) was enacted as part of the 1998 Higher Education Act to give more low-income students the skills, encouragement, and preparation to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. 

At Upland Jr. High School, staff members are committed to helping students successfully prepare for college.  Each homeroom represents a major college/university where students get the opportunity to research colleges and participate in college related school activities.  One of the main goals of GEAR up at Upland Jr. High is to foster a college going culture for our students. 

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Gear Up Leadership Team
Contact Marisol Hernandez  Marisol Hernandez Sys Admin
Contact Ms. Lawrence  Ms. Lawrence (909) 949-7810 ex: 308 English Teacher
Contact Libby Marangelli  Libby Marangelli Sys Admin
Contact Mrs. Marshburn  Mrs. Marshburn Teacher
Contact Debbie Saenz  Debbie Saenz Math Teacher
Contact Dawn Vieira  Dawn Vieira (909) 949-7810 ex: 306 English Teacher