Hello Valley View ISD Students and Parents!
I am Mrs. DeWitt , the STEM ECHS 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.