GEAR UP Program Highlights


Keynote Speakers & Presenters

Manka Varghese, Ph.D., Associate Professor, UW College of Education College
Access and Readiness for English Learners (June, 2014).

Amanda Hornby, Teaching & Learning Program Librarian, University of Washington
The TMI Generation: Promoting Information Literacy in Today’s Undergraduates (June, 2014).

Eugene (Gino) Aisenberg, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Community Partnerships and Diversity, The Graduate School and Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Engaging in Conversations of Difference (March, 2014).

Luis Fraga, PhD., Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement
Office of the Provost and Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity
Education in the 21st Century: Building a Common Destiny (April, 2013)

Juan Guerra, PhD., Associate Professor, UW Department of English
Families as Partners Supporting Student Success
(March, 2012)

Ilene Schwartz, PhD., Director, Haring Center for Applied Training and Research in Education
Professor and Chair, Special Education
Supporting GEAR UP Special Education Students (August, 2012)


GEAR UP EDI Summer Programs Help Students Succeed in College, August, 2014.

GEAR UP EDI Hosts Workshops for Willapa Valley Educators, January, 2014.

Senator Patty Murray presented with National Council Community and Education Partnership Student Success Award, August, 2013.

GEAR UP students participate in an Early Engineers Institute at the University of Washington, August, 2013.

GEAR UP EDI Summer Institute Prepares Educators for State Standards, September, 2013.

GEAR UP EDI, an OMA&D program, hosts professional development workshop, “Preparing GEAR UP Students for Rigor & Academic Success” at Neah Bay High, March, 2013.

Congressman Chaka Fattah visits with UW GEAR UP students on the UW campus, August, 2012.

GEAR UP EDI Summer Institute Prepares Educators for New State Standards, July, 2012.

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