Instructional Services » GEAR UP


What is GEAR UP?
GEAR UP is a grant funded program from Winston-Salem State University. Rutherford County Schools is excited to offer this initiative to its secondary education students. GEAR UP prides itself on creating a "college-going culture" while establishing itself as a positive resource for students to utilize. Current 6th - 9th grade students will benefit from this initiative.
Upcoming Events:
Success in Every Step Summer Camp
June 18: Public Service Day (BLET, Courthouse, EMS, Fire Rescue)
June 26: STEM Day
July 10: Performing and Visual Arts
July 17: Marketing and Tourism
  • Monday: Chase High School
  • Tuesday: RS Middle School
  • Wednesday: East Rutherford Middle School
  • Thursday: Chase Middle School
  • Friday: East Rutherford High School or RS Central High School
Student Services:
  • Tutoring
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Career Fairs
  • College Awareness
  • College Highlights
  • College Visits
  • Career Readiness
  • Summer Camp
Family Services:
  • Family Nights
  • Parent Engagement
  • FAFSA Assistance
Rutherford County Schools GEAR UP Facebook:
Tasaan Dover - Rutherford County Schools GEAR UP Student Coordinator - (828) 919-1570 or [email protected]
Sarah Hopper - Rutherford County Schools GEAR UP Family & Community Coordinator - (828) 910-1655 [email protected]
Margaret McKinney - Rutherford County Schools GEAR UP Liaison - [email protected]