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Allentown
School District

2016-2020 Target Schools: William Allen High School, Louis E. Dieruff High School, Building 21 High School

  • Trip to Allentown Art Museum 1/26/17

  • Trip to Allentown Art Museum 1/26/17

  • Student with Yale T-Shirt

  • GEAR UP at PBS 39

  • GEAR UP at PBS 39

  • Student with Swarthmore T-shirt

  • Art Studio at Kutztown University

  • Student with Lehigh T-shirt

GEAR UP-3 Team - CONTACTS

GEAR UP II - News and Student Profiles

Activities and Programs
for
STUDENTS

  • College and Career Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Financial Aid Counseling
  • College Visits
  • College/Career Fair or College/Career Speaker Panels
  • Math and English Language Arts Tutoring
  • College Representative Visits
  • Near-peer and Career-focused Mentoring
  • Summer Programming (including college camps and APEX Intro to Algebra and Algebra 1)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Workshops
  • 9th Grade Summer Bridge Program
  • Job Site Visits/Job Shadowing
  • Educational Field Trips
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Financial Aid Workshops
  • Non-Cognitive Skills Development Workshops

 

Activities and Programs
for
PARENTS

  • Parent Counseling/Advising regarding students attendance, academics, and college/career readiness
  • College Visits
  • Student Recognition Events
  • Financial Literacy Workshops
  • Financial Aid Workshops
  • PA 529 College Savings Account Workshops
  • Introduction to College Fit Workshops
  • Parent Mentoring Program – connecting parents from the GEAR UP II grant with GEAR UP-3 parents
  • Parent Relationship Building Events at Open House and Community Fun Day
  • GEAR UP-3 Newsletter