""Maine State GEAR UP Program
Creating a College-Going Culture in Maine

Did you know?

Our GEAR UP partners are responsible for valuable tasks such as administering the scholarship, involving parents, and providing match contributions.

If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Beth.

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Make sure to visit the these frequently visited pages:

Resources > Financial Aid
Students > GEAR UP Scholarship
News > Newsletter
Parents > Home

School Contact Database


Also visit the School Contact Database for a list of GEAR UP schools by district.


Stlll have a question? See our contact info below:

GEAR UP Hotline: 1-866-291-0004 or:


11 South Road
Readfield, ME 04335
Phone: 207.685.3171
Fax: 866.883.9271


Maine Department of Education

23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023


Maine Parent Federation

PO Box 2067
Augusta, ME 04338

Janice LaChance, Executive Director
phone 207.623.2144
Parent Involvement Activity Coordinators: Districts:
Ray Cook
Portland, MSAD 49
Ann Long
CSD#9, MSAD 4, MSAD 30, MSAD 58, MSAD 59, MSAD 70, MSAD 74, Union 90

Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)

5 Community Drive
PO Box 949
Augusta ME 04322-0949

Claude Roy, Financial Officer
(800) 228-3734



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Maine Department of Education Logo Syntiro The Maine State GEAR UP program is funded through a grant (reference #P3345050037; James Davis, Project Officer,) from the U.S. Department of Education to the Maine Department of Education and is managed by Syntiro.
Contact Us Maine State GEAR UP 11 South Road Readfield, ME 04355
p: (866) 291-0004 f: (866) 883-9271 beth@syntiro.org