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Partners

GEAR UP and Minneapolis Public Schools work closely with our dedicated partners to ensure that every student graduates college and career ready. In partnership with these institutions, students at GEAR UP schools have the opportunity to receive services listed below:

AchieveMpls

http://www.achievempls.org/

  • Staff and operate career and college centers in MPS high schools
  • Individual guidance on career opportunties, college searches and financial aid
  • FAFSA financial aid form workshops and resources
  • College fairs, local college tours and visits from college representatives

Project SUCCESS

http://www.projectsuccess.org/

  • Monthly in-class goal setting workshops for academic performance, long-term planning and preparedness for post-secondary success lead by a trained faciliator
  • Access to professional theater experiences for all students and families at no cost
  • Coordinated in and out of state college tours

Minneapolis College  (Minneapolis Career and Technical College)

http://www.minneapolis.edu/

  • On-campus experiences for students during the school year and through summer enrichment camps
  • PSEO opportunities
  • Outreach and post-secondary counseling to students  

University of Minnesota Council on Economic Education

http://www.mcee.umn.edu/

  • On-campus Personal Finance Summer Institute for students
  • Financial literacy resources for students and families

Search Institute

http://www.search-institute.org/

  • Professional development for MPS staff