Montana GEAR UP Mission Statement

Montana GEAR UP believes that postsecondary education is possible for all Montana students, regardless of economic background. Montana GEAR UP supports schools, students, and their families to increase students’ college and career readiness through academic preparedness, postsecondary planning, and financial aid knowledge so that they may succeed in their education beyond high school.

 

Goals & Objectives 

GOAL 1:  Increase the academic performance and preparation for postsecondary education of GEAR UP students

    Objective 1.1 - Increase student academic performance in mathematics

    Objective 1.2 - Increase student demonstration of academic preparation for college

GOAL 2:  Increase the rate of high school graduation and enrollment in postsecondary education for GEAR UP students

    Objective 2.1 - Increase graduation rates of GEAR UP students from high school

    Objective 2.2 - Increase enrollment rates of GEAR UP students in postsecondary education

GOAL 3:  Increase GEAR UP students’ and their families’ knowledge of postsecondary education options, preparation, & financing

    Objective 3.1 - Increase student knowledge of available financial aid and the costs and benefits of pursuing postsecondary education

    Objective 3.2 - Increase family knowledge of available financial aid and the costs and benefits of pursuing postsecondary education

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