GEAR UP Jefferson County

TRAC2 Summer

Tailored Roads of Advancement for College & Career

June 5-30, 2023

GEAR UP Jefferson County has partnered with the University of Montevallo and Lawson State Community College to offer scholars an immersive educational experience to fit their college needs at no cost. This summer, GU-JC is providing three college options to meet the needs of our students.

Residential

The Residential TRAC will give students a full-time college experience while enrolled in college and living on the campus of the University of Montevallo.

Non-Residential

The Non-Residential TRAC will allow students the balance of home and college. Students will commute to the campus of Lawson State Community College – Birmingham while in enrolled in college courses.

CTE

Focusing solely on Career & Technology, the CTE TRAC will offer students accelerated courses on the campus of Lawson State Community College Birmingham in their desired CTE field, opportunities to shadow a professional within their CTE pathway field and a potential paid internship.

Eligibility Criteria

Completed application online
High school and college (if applicable) transcripts
Letter of recommendation

For Residential Students
Minimum high school GPA of 3.0
If you plan to register for a math or English course, a required assessment to determine course placement

For Non-Residential and CTE Students
Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
If you plan to register for a math or English course, a required assessment to determine course placement
Approval of your high school counselor

Let’s get ready for TRAC2. During our kickoff tour, you will learn more about the summer program and be able ask as many questions as you would like. Take a look at the dates below to see when we will be at your school.

Tuesday January 17:
10:40a.m. – 11:40a.m. Bessemer City High School
2p.m. – 3p.m. Fairfield High Preparatory School

Wednesday January 18:
9:25a.m. – 10:25a.m. Fultondale High School

Thursday January 19:
8:15a.m. – 9:15a.m. Pinson Valley High School

Monday January 23:
10a.m. – 11a.m. Pleasant Grove High School
2p.m. – 3p.m. Tarrant High School

Tuesday January 24:
10a.m. – 11a.m. Shades Valley High School
12p.m. – 1p.m. Midfield High School

Wednesday January 25:
9:40a.m. – 10:15a.m. Hueytown High School (11th grade only)
2p.m. – 3p.m. McAdory High School

Thursday January 26:
9a.m. – 10a.m. Clay-Chalkville High School

Friday January 27:
9:40a.m. – 10:15a.m. Hueytown High School (10th grade only)
1:45p.m. – 2:45p.m. McAdory High School

Thursday January 26:
9:25a.m. – 10:25a.m. Minor High School

PARENTS: Join our informational Zoom meeting on either Sunday, January 29th or Monday, January 30th at 6:30pm to help your child navigate the right TRAC2.

Join Zoom: https://montevallo-edu.zoom.us/j/99569668876

Meeting ID: 995 6966 8876