Gear Up

GEAR UP Program
College Prep Partnership

Rhoda Miller, Ed.D.,
Director, Student Support Services
Dowling College
Oakdale, NY 11769
Phone: 631.244.3335
Fax: 631.244.1035

GEAR UP is a six-year program federally funded from 2005–2011 whose aim is to assist students to graduate from Wyandanch High School better prepared academically, socially, and financially to attend college.

The GEAR UP project in Wyandanch is a partnership between Dowling College, SNAP Long Island, Inc., the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island, and the Wyandanch School District.

The GEAR UP funding from the U.S. Department of Education will allow the partners to provide support and services to a group of students, starting with the 7th graders at the Milton Olive Middle School, during the 2005-2006 school year and continuing through their senior year of high school.

GEAR UP is a partnership between: (Click on logos below to go to partner agency webites)

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