Welcome to GEAR UP West 2021!

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We hope you enjoyed your stay in Montana and learned and experienced a great deal throughout the conference. Please scroll down to access presentations and recordings from the event. Onward & Upward!

Billings

The Rims. Billings, MT

Dates: October 17 - 19, 2021

Location: Billings Hotel & Convention Center | Billings, MT

 

Event Materials

Presentations

Session 1A: Mission Impossible: Planning a Successful Summer Experience During a Global Pandemic

Video | Presentation

Session 1B: Beyond the One-Time College Visit to a Sense of Belonging on Campus

Video | Presentation

Session 1C: Mission to Mars LEGO Robotics Summer Camp

Presentation

Session 2A: Transitioning from Parent Engagement to Family Engagement

Video | Presentation

Session 2B: Bright Futures: Highlighting Student Success

Video | Presentation

Session 2C: The Urgency of Middle School

Presentation

Session 3B: Deck the Halls - GEAR UP Advisory Card Games

Presentation

Session 4B: Helping Your Students Determine What’s Next and Launch their Futures

Video | Presentation

Session 4C: The WSECU Reality Fair

Presentation

Session 5A: Adding Depth to Your Program Through College and Career Competencies

Presentation

Session 5B: Being There For Students (When You Can’t Literally Be There): The Impact of Virtual College Advising In Rural Oregon & Beyond

Video | Presentation

Session 5C: Montana Seventh Year Services in Action

Video | Presentation

Session 6A: Foundations in Finance

Video | Presentation

Session 6B: Virtual Credit Recovery: An Equitable Response to Our Covid Grading Conundrum

Video | Presentation

Session 6C: An Exploratory Review of Key GEAR UP Impacts and Outcomes for the Dean’s Future Scholars Program

Video | Presentation

Keynote

Tricia Seifert - Crash Course

Video | Presentation

Sponsors

Thank you to the following sponsors for making GEAR UP West 2021 a great success!

Sponsors