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GEAR UP Program: Parent Involvement


  • To develop and implement a comprehensive set of GEAR UP parent activities and support services that will enhance participation in the school community,
  • To empower parents to seek and obtain information and resources to help fund their children's college education,
  • To provide training that will be of immediate use in helping students with homework and study skills,
  • To increase understanding of all segments of the education system and create a mechanism for on-going leadership involvement in GEAR UP.

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  • College Campus Tour
  • Workshop
  • College Fair
  • Parent Promotores
  • Parent to Parent Success Network
  • Parent Academy
  • Saturday Parent Math Academy
  • Parent Residential Experience Program

Santa Ana College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at: