Creates a social context for collaborative learning, performance-based assessments, and work experiences.
Develops opportunities for rigorous academic preparation.
Develops opportunities for the creation of knowledge and inquiry in the school and community.
Supports student learning by enhancing students’ engagement in the creation of their own knowledge.
Increases student and parent awareness of post-secondary education and career options to promote college attendance.
The Chicago GEAR UP Alliance is funded through a grant from the U. S. Department of Education. The Chicago GEAR UP website is administered through the Center for College Access and Success, Northeastern Illinois University. 312.733.7330 | Fax 312.563.7210