The Gear Up Way

Gear Up Maryland teaches more than technical and vocational skills; it inspires young people to succeed in the workplace as well as in their communities. We reinvent both ‘what’ is taught and ‘how’ it is taught to effectively help students build core values and learn the skills that will create a foundation for success in their careers and in life. We are dedicated to creating leaders, lifelong learners, and effective communicators.

Our curriculum, instruction, and practices are driven by these core values:

Our students cultivate a range of life skills during their training, including:

Values of Learning
Education Enrichment
Career Readiness