Network and Potential Partnerships
The GEAR UP program is a discretionary grant program designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
National Association for College Admission Counseling
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is an organization of professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education. NACAC sponsors college fairs to aid students in fulfilling their educational aspirations.
American School Counselor Association
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications, research, and other resources.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) has developed materials for high school counselors and interested persons to use to conduct a financial aid night presentation. For more information visit NASFAA's website.
National College Access Network
The National College Access Network (NCAN) is made up of college access programs that inspire and motivate low-income students to gain access to postsecondary education.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Neighborhood Network Centers
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has over 1,000 Neighborhood Network Centers. The majority of them are technology centers that have computer labs serving the entire community. Many centers are interested in partnering with organizations that provide postsecondary education guidance or networking with schools to provide computer access to college information and FAFSA on the Web. Find a Neighborhood Networks Center near you.