Family Toolkit

Resources that pave the way to college success.

Family Involvement

Getting your student ready for college isn’t always easy! We’ve provided the resources to help pave the way to success.

Family involvement can make all the difference to a student’s success in high school. It also motivates and encourages college enrollment, which leads to a fulfilling career. GEAR UP Iowa guides families during this challenging adventure with a variety of tools and resources.


Get insight and advice from GEAR UP Iowa’s experts on how to help your student succeed in high school and develop a college-going mindset as they prepare for the next step in their educational journey.


Tools and tips for families making the game-plan for their educational future.