Report from NCCEP / GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop

admin | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Filed by Carina Soto, Kelly Pappas, and Joe Booth. Conference National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) / GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop 2017 Hot Topics Cultivating a college going culture, four keys of college & career readiness, overcoming barriers in family engagement, 2017 GEAR UP grant competition Key Take-Aways Carina Attendees were eager to […] Read More


Seeking inspiration for your students? Look no further than Ikie Brooks, a junior at ¬†Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently featured Ikie, who grew up in a rural town devastated by economic hardship and widespread drug addiction.¬†With the support of GEAR UP, Ikie is beating the odds and on […] Read More


Career & College Clubs Joins NCCEP

admin | Thursday, October 20, 2016

We are incredibly excited to have a new home for Career & College Clubs – the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (“NCCEP”). NCCEP is a nonprofit, national leader in college access and readiness. Most notably, NCCEP is known for its leadership in the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (“GEAR UP”) […] Read More