We had a great two days at our Bay Area Institutes this week that included a university student panel, presentations from many of our wonderful partners, and lots of hard work and planning from our schools in attendance. Video of the student panel will be available on our website soon. Until then, enjoy the photos.
CA GEAR UP Events and Institutes
A million thanks to Chistopher Wong at Valley High School in Sacramento for this great video of our amazing event on September 18, 2009. If you are having trouble viewing the video, please follow the link. Valley Video Link
September 18, 2009 VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL BEATING THE ODDS A Collaborative Commitment to Close the Achievement Gap 8:00-8:10am Morning Announcement: National GEAR UP Day 8:10-8:45am Press Conference with Superintendent O’Connell Opening Welcome: Principal McDonald Recognize Special Guests Remarks: Superintendent Steven Ladd Remarks: Shelley Davis The Valley-GEAR UP Collaborative Presentation to Superintendent O’Connell REMARKS BY SUPERINTENDENT O’CONNELL Family Speaker: A School Community in Action Student Speakers: Beating the Odds at Valley 8:45-9:20 am Campus Tour Valley/GEAR UP Family Center Valley Classroom Visitations 9:20-10:00am Principal MacDonald Refreshments Student Achievement Gap Panel
Thursday, September 17 at 1:00pm Everett and Horace Mann Middle Schools in San Francisco will host a collaborative “Unity University” higher education event for students at Everett Middle School. This event will include proclamations from Mayor Gavin Newsom as well as breakout activities for students engaging them in the college going culture of their school. Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell will join California GEAR UP on September 18, 2009 from 8am-10am Valley High School, Elk Grove School District, Sacramento, CA. GEAR UP schools across California will also host celebrations. Open media and education professionals invitation. If …