NORTH FRESHMAN – WELCOME TO GEAR UP IOWA
What is GEAR UP? Gaining Earlier Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs
College. Let’s get ready!
It is hard to believe that college is just a few short years away. As part of GEAR UP Iowa, your student will benefit from high academic expectations, learning strategies, college-going practices and innovative programs to increase college readiness and persistence.
Our school district is one of 12 partner districts selected to participate in this program. As a GEAR UP Iowa student, your child will have access to these services through his or her first year of college.
Committed to Your Child’s Success
Academic tutoring and mentoring / College visits and tours / After-school, weekend and summer enrichment programs / Job shadowing, career fairs and internships / Scholarships and financial literacy education / College and career counseling / ACT/SAT preparation and assistance / College application and enrollment guidance / Community-sponsored college readiness programs
For more information please contact:
Troy D. Klaus
Student Support Liaison for Gear Up Iowa
Davenport North & Central High Schools
It is the policy of the Davenport Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, Creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), Sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s equity coordinator: Dr. Erica Goldstone, Director of Equity & Diversity, 1606 Brady Street, Davenport, Iowa 52803; Phone: 563-336-3812.