CAP Programs Collaborate During FAFSA Kickoff
Oct 7, 2021

Young Eisner Scholars (YES) Program Director, Susan Saule, contributes to today’s post by sharing how a recent FAFSA workshop provided the perfect opportunity for collaboration across Co...

Creating Opportunities through GEAR UP Family Design Nights
Oct 4, 2021

Today’s post was written by GEAR UP Academic Innovation Specialist Jessica Stockham.


Students Meet with Local Author
Aug 11, 2021

Swain County GEAR UP Coordinator, Taylor Dodge, takes over the blog today to tell us all about how she helped to inspire students during summer school with the help of a nationally recognized,... GEAR UP

5 things High School Students can do this Summer to Sharpen Entrepreneurial Skills
May 27, 2021

Do you fancy yourself an entrepreneurial thinker?


AppCAC adviser Phoebe Thompson Featured Nationally
May 6, 2021

AppCAC adviser Phoebe Thompson was recently featured on the national College Advising Corps social media account for her work in guiding an College Advising Corps

Burnsville Student not Letting Pandemic Obstacles Stop her from Achieving her College Dream
Apr 26, 2021

Second year Appalachian College Advising Corps Adviser Lila Sheon is helping her students at Mountain Heritage High School achieve their... College Advising Corps

RootEd Teachers Spotlighted in Edutopia
Apr 19, 2021

RootEd participants and teachers at Madison High School have embraced the challenge-based learning model to help educate their community...

New GEAR UP Grant Off and Running
Apr 15, 2021

Earlier this year, GEAR UP began implementing a...

Molly's Office at Mitchell High School with pennants and inclusive flags

A Space for Authenticity at Mitchell High School
Mar 22, 2021

The College Access Partnerships staff strive to build cultures that create space for authenticity.

College Advising Corps
Educators participating in professional development

Empowering Teacher Learning Project
Mar 16, 2021

Teacher-directed professional learning is an emerging topic within the educational community.

Empowering Teacher Learning

Interview with the new Swain County Coordinator: Taylor Dodge
Feb 18, 2021

Our newest GEAR UP Coordinator in Swain County is bringing a whole new level of experience to the job.



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