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NJ GEAR UP State Project Programs

The following programs are sponsored by the GEAR UP grant administered by New Jersey Higher Education. Several partnership programs are offered through a separate grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Please note that these websites are not maintained by NJ Higher Education. Please direct questions to the staff of the program in your city.

Atlantic City/Pleasantville

 

GEAR UP Atlantic City and Pleasantville

Atlantic Cape Community College
1535 Bacharach Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Mr. Sherwood Taylor, Director of Workforce Development
(609) 343-4816 phone
(609) 343-4854 fax

staylor@atlantic.edu

http://www.atlantic.edu/conted/gearup/nj-gear-up.htm

 

Target Schools

  • Dr. MLK Jr School
  • Pleasantville MS
  • Sovereign Avenue School
  • Uptown School Complex
  • Atlantic City HS
  • Pleasantville HS

Bridgeton

 

CCC & Bridgeton Public Schools GEAR UP for Success
Cumberland County College
P.O. Box 1500 College Drive

Vineland, NJ 08362-1500

Ms. Keyona Gonzalez-Walker, Director

(856) 691-8600 phone

kwalker@grpwise.cccnj.edu

 

Target Schools

  • Broad Street ES
  • Buckshutem Road
  • Cherry Street
  • ExCel
  • Quarter Mile Lane School
  • West Avenue
  • Bridgeton HS

Camden

 

C.H.A.M.P./GEAR UP
Rowan University
200 N. Broadway
Camden, NJ 08102


Ms. Winona Wigfall, Director of Pre-College Programs
(856) 756-5420 phone
(856) 756-5430 fax
wigfall@rowan.edu

http://www.rowan.edu/camden/champ

Target Schools

  • Coopers Poynt ES
  • East Camden MS
  • R.T. Cream ES
  • Brimm Medical Arts HS
  • Camden HS
  • The Creative Arts/Morgan Village Academy
  • MetEast HS
  • Woodrow Wilson HS

Jersey City

College Bound/GEAR UP
New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Ms. Valerie Boseman, Director, Precollege Programs
(201) 200-2347 phone
(201) 200-2348 fax
vboseman@njcu.edu

http://web.njcu.edu/programs/collegebound/content/default.asp

 

Target Schools

  • PS #23 ES
  • PS #24 ES
  • PS #38 ES
  • PS #40 ES
  • Center for the Arts
  • Henry Snyder HS
  • Lincoln HS
  • University Academy Charter HS

 

Newark

Consortium for Pre-College Education in
Greater Newark/GEAR UP

New Jersey Institute of Technology
GITC Suite 3200

University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102-1982

Mr. Craig A. Stanley, Director
(973) 596-3684 phone
(973) 642-4195 fax

craig.a.stanley@njit.edu

http://cons.njit.edu

 


 

 

Target Schools

 

  • Hawkins Street ES
  • Hawthorne Avenue
  • Lafayette
  • Luis Munoz Marin
  • Maple Avenue
  • Park ES
  • Quitman Community
  • Rafael Hernandez
  • Ridge Street
  • Sussex Avenue
  • Wilson Avenue
  • Barringer HS
  • Central HS
  • East Side HS

Paterson

College Bound SMT/GEAR UP
Passaic County Community College
One College Blvd.
Paterson, NJ 07505

Mr. Clarence Wright, Director of Urban Consortium
(973) 684-5201 phone
(973) 279-9327 fax
cwright@pccc.cc.nj.us

 

Target Schools

  • PS #2 ES
  • PS #6 ES
  • PS #10 ES
  • East Side HS
  • J. F. Kennedy HS
  • International HS

http://www.pccc.cc.nj.us/community/urban-consortium/college-bound

 

Trenton

Project S.M.I.L.E./GEAR UP
Mercer County Community College
P.O. Box B
Trenton, NJ 08690

Mr. Wayne Murray, Director
(609) 570-3158 phone
(609) 570-3107 fax
murrayw@mccc.edu

 

Target Schools

  • Grace Dunn MS
  • Hedgepeth-Williams MS
  • Joyce Kilmer ES
  • Monument ES
  • M.L. King MS
  • Trenton Central HS, including West and North campuses
http://www.mccc.edu/community_youth_jkc_gearup.shtml

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