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Staff (L to R): Saida, Lucia, Raqiya

 

What is GEAR UP?
 

GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a federally funded college access program located within the Minneapolis Public School District serving 2,395 students across 5 high schools. The goal of GEAR UP is to ensure that students graduate from high school and pursue post-secondary education. We provide programs and services, such as college visits, financial education, tutoring, mentoring, parent engagement, and counseling to help students achieve their dreams of going to college.

Click on this link to learn more: http://ccr.mpls.k12.mn.us/gear_up

 

Who are GEAR UP students?
 

9th & 10th Grade: GEAR UP staff follow a cohort of students beginning in 6th & 7th grades through their first year of postsecondary education. This 2017-2018 year, GEAR UP staff will be working with 9th grade and 10th grade students

 

Meet the GEAR UP Staff

GEAR UP Counselor
Located:
RM 227B


 9th & 10th Grade Cohorts: Raqiya Mohamed
  Email: Raqiya.Mohamed@mpls.k12.mn.us
 Phone: 612-668-4375

GEAR UP Coordinators
Located: RM 249B


9th Grade Cohort: Lucia Mendez
Email: Lucia.Mendez@mpls.k12.mn.us 

 

10th Grade Cohort: Saida Hassan
Email: Saida.Hassan@mpls.k12.mn.us