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LaTech/GEAR UP Teacher Summer Institute in Positive Psychology
June 01, 2021
9:00 am
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Summer Institute in Positive Psychology (SIPP)

This institute is designed to raise awareness of the social and emotional needs of educators, students, and families. SIPP provides educational, professional development and mentoring experiences to teachers, counselors, and administrators who are interested in learning strategies to support the emotional health of students and themselves. 

Dates: June 1st-4th & June 8th-11th ; Times TBD (mix of synchronous & asynchronous times)

There are 30 spaces available. Educators at GEAR UP schools will be given priority. However, the institute is offered to those who are outside of GEAR UP.

**Participants are encouraged to invite students to register for the 2nd week. Students & parents may register here: 


LaTech/GEAR UP Parent / Student Mind Matters Summer Institute
June 08, 2021
9:00 am
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LaTech/GEAR UP Mind Matters Workshops for Students & Parents

Provide workshops to help students and parents check-in on their social and emotional well-being. 



Improving The Blank Page Summer 2021 Writing/Publishing Event
June 15, 2021
9:00 am
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June 15-June 25, 2021 Summer Event

The National Writing Project of Acadiana and GEAR UP would like to assist young writers in gaining experiential knowledge of the editorial process. We hope to build a team of editors who would be willing to work together to make decisions about an actual book publication. These participants would be involved in interviewing individuals who have been involved in the project over the past seven years, writing pieces based on the interviews, choosing pieces for publication, editing and revision of pieces, and organizing the book. Additionally, participants will go through a series of writing exercises and workshops throughout the duration of the project.

Upon successful completion of the project, participants will receive $500.



FOrME! Math & Science Summer College Readiness Experience
July 19, 2021
9:00 am
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FOrME! Math & Science Summer College Readiness Experience: UL/SLCC/LPSS GEAR-UP Partnership

GEAR UP Classes of 2020 & 2021 are invited to shape their understanding of concepts critical to success
in college-level Math & Science.

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