For GEAR UP
Manage GEAR UP programs with software configured for the task.
YouthServices.net for GEAR UP is designed for school districts and their
partners participating in the federal GEAR UP program. The system helps track
and evaluate the progress of participating students and captures the
involvement of their support network, providing a single efficient hub for
maintaining all information related to a student’s academic achievement.
Register and enroll students
YouthServices.net for GEAR UP guides users through the process of registering
students, creating a streamlined enrollment process:
Easily record student information, from basic demographics like name, address,
and emergency contacts to outcome information such as graduation dates and
Enroll registered students in individual services such as tutoring, or group
activities such as college visits.
Track attendance and progress
YouthServices.net for GEAR UP enables users to maintain detailed, up-to-date
records on each participant, allowing program staff to:
Record attendance for all individual and group activities.
Develop a five-year academic picture for each student.
Track GPAs, exam scores, courses taken and educational progress.
Use several tools that support data collection, including pre-printed
attendance forms and options that integrate wireless and PDA technologies.
Link to a school district’s student registration system, enabling transfers of
student data between systems.
Manage the support network
One of the key elements of Youthservices.net for GEAR UP is the involvement of
the support network surrounding students, easing collaboration with detailed
records and information:
Maintain a variety of data related to staff, parents and partner agencies
Use staff forms to record staff names, addresses, schedules of availability and
Track parents that participate in activities, from individual counseling to
Categorize partner agencies by type, such as schools, service providers or
Capture information such as agency names, addresses, contacts and
With YouthServices.net, GEAR UP programs can also customize and create
statistical reports for vital presentations with funders, evaluators and
Calculate average daily attendance, participation by service category and
overall participant demographics.
Use system-generated enrollment lists, mail labels, contact sheets and
attendance forms to facilitate the day-to-day management of services.
Automatically generate Annual Performance Review (APR) reports based on
participant and service data.
YouthServices.net GEAR UP allows users to generate reports that ease
evaluation, enabling agencies to evaluate the effectiveness of different
programs and service offerings:
Capture GPAs, test scores and grades directly on participant records.
Develop analyses that relate program elements, such as participation frequency
to student performance.
Link client data to external data with unique fields like school IDs or social
Use program features like standardized evaluation forms, user-defined
assessment forms and customized input fields to facilitate outcomes analysis.