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The Madison GEAR UP / EIP Parent Advisory Board (PAB) and staff are proud to offer our College Readiness Parent Workshop Series designed for GEAR UP / EIP parents. We are offering one more Saturday morning workshop during the 2016-2017 school year, each with two one-hour workshop topics. The date is March 18, and will be held at Warner Park Community Center.

Next all GEAR UP / EIP Workshops:

Wednesdays, February 15 & 22

How do I CRUSH the ACT?

3:45 – 4:30pm, LMC Purple


Wednesday, February 15

ACT test structure

Why testing is important.

English strategy

Math strategy

Wednesday, February 22

Math and English Review

Reading Strategy

Science Strategy

Writing introduction

Students will gain valuable information to use on taking standardized tests such as the ACT, PSAT, ACT Aspire, and college placement testing. I will be going over ACT material but the strategies in session may be applied to most standardized tests.

Juniors! ACT registration fee waivers are available, please see me in my office (1040e) to register for the ACT. All juniors will be taking the ACT on February 28, 2017.

National dates:

  • April 8, 2017 (register by March 3, 2017)
  • June 10, 2017 (register by May 5, 2017)

See the flyer.

The mission of the GEAR UP / EIP program is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills for their academic preparation, with the goal of encouraging and promoting postsecondary education as an option for their future. The program focuses on academic enrichment, academic skill building, career exploration, and provides support for students trying to develop their abilities and talents.  Learn more about GEAR UP