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MCC-Penn Valley

Guided Educational Access to Reading Skills (GEARS)

GEARS Program Improves:

Reading Skills

Writing Skills

College Success Skills

The GEARS program provides instruction and resources for students to improve reading and writing skills prior to taking developmental and college level courses at MCC-Penn Valley.

GEARS provides the following  services  through a partnership with the MCC-Penn Valley Counseling Office and Student Success Center.

  • Free Reading & English skill instruction/tutoring based on students grade level
  • Academic planning/interventions/referrals
  • Individual counseling regarding academic/career/personal preparedness
  • Information regarding college expectations/rules/responsibilities

 For more information, contact Dawn Brady, MCC-Penn Valley Counselor at 816.604.4049