Hello Valley View ISD Students and Parents!
I am Mrs. DeWitt , the 11th grade GEAR-UP Counselor.
The primary goal of the GEAR UP Ready, Set, College partnership is to increase the number of students graduating from high school and entering and succeeding in post-secondary institutions.
GEAR UP: Ready, Set, College! is organized into five objectives. These objectives are then supported by delineated activities.
- Objective 1: Increase the academic performance and preparation for post-secondary education for GEAR UP students.
- Objective 2: Increase the rate of high school graduation and participation in post-secondary education for GEAR UP students.
- Objective 3: Increase GEAR UP students’ and their families’ knowledge of post-secondary education options, preparation, and financing.
- Objective 4: Increase GEAR UP students' access to advanced academic programs, technology applications and distance learning networks through a STEM initiative.
- Objective 5: Increase the leadership capacity of administrators and community stakeholders to sustain a college awareness organizational structure of continuous learning.
Please take a moment to stop by my office or call 340-1500 if you have any questions or concerns. I will be glad to assist you.