1:00 pm13:00

Kick off for UM-Flint Dept. of Ed. Winter Term Seminar Series

GEARup2LEAD will help The University of Michigan-Flint winter term student teachers and mentors, kick off their heroic leader journey by keynoting the winter student teaching seminar series.

This is our third time kicking this event off and we are excited to be part of the journey!

9:00 am09:00

GEARup2LEAD Workshop for the Crim Fitness Foundation

Crim Fitness Foundation

Flint, MI

GEARup2LEAD will be working with the Crim Fitness Foundation Americorp Ambassadors to help build a heroic culture within Flint Schools and beyond.

Interested in bringing GEARup2LEAD to your school community?

Contact us today!

Nov 23

GEARup2LEAD Cook Park Clean UP

Help GEARup2LEAD and The Boys and Girls Club clean up Cook Park in Flint!  We have adopted Cook Park as our park to bring back to life for all to enjoy!


8:30 am08:30

GEAR Workshop at Albion College

Albion College professor Dr. Walling brought her students to Flint last month for our fall conference and we are following up with a session on the GEAR concepts of heroic leadership. 

4:00 pm16:00

"10 Strategies Proven to Inspire & Engage EVERY Student" with Christian Moore

  • Flint Public Library

Want to engage every student in your classroom? This session will demonstrate 10 strategies proven to strengthen relationships, grab attention, inspire, and build resilience in students of all ages and learning types. Participants will receive valuable insights into teaching social and emotional life skills in ways that students can understand, relate to, and remember. These strategies have helped almost 3 million youth in 22,000 K-12 schools, mental health, and correctional organizations worldwide in the areas of academic success, dropout prevention, classroom management, and bullying prevention. Learn how to engage every student using visual metaphors, videos, music, and activities.

Jun 14

GEARup2LEAD Basketball Team Camp 2015

  • Powers Catholic High School

Registration will take place at Powers Catholic gymnasium Friday June 12 starting at 8:00 a.m.

Competition will take place at Powers Catholic and Kettering University. Kettering University Fieldhouse is located just down the street on University Ave.


May 13

Teacher Training

Our last teacher training of the 2014-15 school year at UM-Flint.

May 8

UM-Flint Cultural Responsiveness Training

GEARup2LEAD is partnering with UM-Flint to train 25 UM-Flint seniors in Cultural Responsiveness Training so they may train all 1300 incoming freshman.

In order for us to be heroic, we must first believe that we are all worthy of saving!