MI GEAR UP is funded nationally by the U.S. Department of Education and locally by the King Chavez Parks Initiative, Workforce Development Agency.
MI GEAR UP facilitates student tutoring and mentoring, offers workshops on college preparation and financial aid, and assists schools and teachers to better prepare students for college studies.
The CMU MI GEAR UP program is in itssecond year working with a cohort of 925 8th-grade students, families and staff in Harrison Middle School and seven Flint schools. The mission of the MI GEAR UP program is to significantly increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education.Click here to View articles, videos and blogs about the CMU GEAR UP program
Mary Henley, Director
Central Michigan University
Bovee University Center 108B
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859