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Everett Middle School Hosts Family University

California GEAR UP Family Initiatives Project (FIP) offers five-week sessions or one day, 5 hour sessions at selected schools based on the need for family programming strategies to enhance the participation of English speaking families at California GEAR UP schools. Schools take the lead in making community connections to ensure full participation. GEAR UP facilitators lead the interactive sessions. FIP Family University sample outcomes: FIP provides families with support, information and resources to increase family participation with the school and community so they can help their children succeed in school for a better future. The family gatherings focus on family involvement …

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Schools Collaborate at Berkeley Leadership Institutes

California GEAR UP continues its Principal and Leadership Team forums in Berkeley this week. Outcomes for the event include: Engage in a professional readings and dialogue Have a clear understanding of Outcomes and Expectations for California GEAR UP Revisit the Professional Development Action Plan (PDAP) and assess next steps in using GEAR UP services Share best strategies as Schools on the Move: Timing Interventions and Support for Struggling Students Determine communication steps to move the GEAR UP message forward with school staff and community The goal of the California GEAR UP state program is to develop and sustain the organizational capacity of …

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California GEAR UP announces statewide events

  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 …

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