GEAR UP for Parents

Click below to link to a canvas course for parents.  This course will help you learn more about:

  • High School Expectations
  • Enrollment, Employment, and Enlistment options for your child after high school
  • Tips and Tools available for financing certifications and degrees


If you are not familiar with Canvas and need help navigating the parent course?  Check out this video:

Parent Guide to GEARING UP for Graduation



Parents can have a free Canvas account, pair it with their student's Canvas, and see grades, due dates, etc.

Watch the video below to find out how simple this is!

How to Set Up Parent Canvas Course


GEAR UP Student Surveys

GEAR UP College Tour Survey

When students attend a virtual college tour or an on campus tour, they are asked to complete a short survey.   The results of the survey are used to provide a general idea of which schools students are interested in and why.  The colleges students tour are recorded by student but the answers to the questions are not linked to the student name.  The GEAR UP College Tour Survey questions can be found at this link:

GEAR UP Annual Survey

Each year GEAR UP students are asked to complete a survey to identify their perspective on grant activities.  This allows GEAR UP staff to identify which services were the most helpful.  Results are not recorded by student name and are anonymous.  The GEAR UP Annual Survey can be found at this link: