• What is GEAR UP?

    • GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.

    • GEAR UP is a federal partnership grant awarded to Killeen High School and The Education Service Center Region 12 by the US Department of Education. This grant will provide services to students in the classes of 2023 & 2024 through graduation.

    What does GEAR UP offer?

    • GEAR UP provides the following services:
      • Mentoring
      • Tutoring
      • College Visits/Tours
      • Job Shadowing/Career Exploration
      • Counseling
      • Financial Literacy
      • Financial Aid Counseling
      • Student and Parent Workshops
      • Leadership Development


    • You can find more information about what GEAR UP is offering by opeing the Newsletters under the Newsletter tab, looking at the calendar below, looking on Schoology in the GEAR UP group with your student or by reaching out to one of the GEAR UP Facilitators

     GEAR UP Reference Sheet

    Contact Info:

    Katy Ayers 
    GEAR UP Site Facilitator
    Phone: 254-457-0919
    Email: katy.ayers@killeenisd.org


Mrs. Ayers & Mrs. Biggs

GEAR UP Calendar of Events