Obama Global Prep Academy

Obama Global Prep Academy

Welcome to the GEAR UP program at Obama Global Prep Academy! We believe that all students can and will succeed, and we are honored to be part of your high school journey and support your ongoing success. We are here to enhance your academic, emotional, and social learning and provide you with a variety of programs to help you explore exciting careers and postsecondary opportunities that best fit what you envision for your future. Go Eagles!

Contact GEAR UP

Email: [email protected]
Office hours: 3:00 - 4:00 M, W-F
Office phone: (213) 760-8371


Mario Loeza

Site Coordinator

Elson Wong


Steven Brown

Academic Advisor

Sarah Rodriguez

Parent Engagement Support Assistant (PESA)



9th and 10th grade students can use their LAUSD ID number to log in.  All students, will use the password: GEARUP3 to log on and get help in English or Spanish. This is a FREE service. You can get 1 on 1 help from a tutor online.  Use the QR code or go to tutor.com/gearup4la.com.

We, GEARUP and Obama GPA, support ALL students!

GEAR UP and LAUSD supports all students.  Students who are interested, see Ms. Razo to be part of the Rainbow Club.



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Get Vaccinated!

COVID-19 Vaccinations Required – unless exemptions apply — for all eligible Los Angeles Unified Students ages 12 and older by January 12, 2022.  For more information please call (213) 443-1300.

  • Vaccines prevent diseases that can be dangerous, or even deadly.
  • They work with your body’s natural defenses to safely develop protection from a disease.
  • A vaccine helps your immune system to produce anti-bodies.
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Se requieren vacunas COVID-19, a menos que se apliquen exenciones, para todos los estudiantes elegibles del Unificado de Los Ángeles de 12 años o más antes del 12 de enero de 2022.  Para obtener más información, llame al (213) 443-1300.

  • Las vacunas previenen enfermedades que pueden ser peligrosas, o incluso mortales.
  • Trabajan con las defensas naturales de su cuerpo para desarrollar de manera segura la protección contra una enfermedad.
  • Una vacuna ayuda a su sistema inmunológico a producir anticuerpos.
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Vision Clinics / Clínica de visión

Offering free eye exams and glasses for LAUSD students.

Ofreciendo exámenes de los ojos y lentes gratis para los estudiantes de LAUSD.

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Spring 2022 Dual Enrollment

Applications for Dual Enrollment at LA Trade Technical College 2022 are now available.  If you are interested please come to the GEARUP Office and speak to Mr. Brown or Ms. Rodriguez.


Child Development 1                            2/14 to 6/6   Tue/Thur    4:00 PM to 5:35 PM  (3 units)

American Sign Language 1                  2/14 to 6/6   Mon/Wed  4:00 PM to 6:15 PM  (4 units)

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Student & Family Wellness Hotline

Student & Family Wellness Hotline
(School Days M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Call for consultation, support, and referrals for Caregivers, Parents, Students, and Staff.

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Línea Telefónica de Bienestar para Estudiantes y Familias

Línea Telefónica de Bienestar para Estudiantes y Familias

(lunes a viernes de
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Padres de familias, estudiantes, y educadores, llame para consultas, apoyo y referencias.

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ELAC Dual Enrollment Classes for Spring 2022

Classes will be held from February – June Afterschool
Virtual – synchronous
Earn college credits now!
Work towards a skills certificate!
Have questions? Stop by the GEAR UP office in room 177.

– 16 weeks / Free
– Twice a week
– 3 hours per week


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Tutor.com is available during WINTER BREAK!

Don’t forget to use your Tutor.com account over winter break –
It’s available 24/7!

Username: 10-digit LAUSD ID number
Password: GEARUP3
If you are having difficulty accessing your account, please email Jill Manning ([email protected]).

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LA Metro GoPass Program

Metro is partnering with your child’s school to offer students a GoPass with unlimited rides at no cost on Metro bus and rail, Culver CityBus, LADOT Dash, Montebello Bus, Norwalk Transit and Santa Monica Big Blue Bus. Using the special GoPass TAP card provided by their school, your child can ride for free to and from school and on trips after school and on weekends, now through June 30, 2023. Even if your child is already part of the TAP K-12 Reduced Fare program, they will need to pick up a new GoPass TAP card from their school to register in the portal.

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Programa LA Metro GoPass

Metro se esta asociando con la escuela de su hijo para ofrecer a los estudiantes un GoPass sin costo en los autobuses y trenes de Metro, Culver CityBus, LADOT Dash, Montebello Bus, Norwalk Transit y Santa Monica Big Blue Bus. Con la tarjeta GoPass TAP provista por la escuela, su hijo puede viajar gratis hacia y desde la escuela y en viajes después de la escuela y los fines de semana, desde ahora hasta el 30 de junio de 2023. Si su hijo ya es parte del programa de tarifas reducidas TAP K-12, necesitará recoger una nueva tarjeta GoPass TAP de su escuela para registrarse en el portal.

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The Intern Project (TIP)- El Proyecto de Pasantía (TIP)

The Intern Project (TIP), which connects LA County public high school students with the chance to work in dynamic career areas. Students have worked in fields like Arts, Media & Entertainment, Engineering & Tech, Business, Government/Non-Profit/Philanthropy, and Healthcare & Medical Technology.
Applications are open!
Apply here: https://lafund.submittable.com/submit
Deadline to apply: March 13th, 2022 at 11:59pm PST.

El Proyecto de Pasantía (TIP), que conecta a los estudiantes de escuelas secundarias públicas del Condado de Los Ángeles con la oportunidad de trabajar en áreas profesionales dinámicas. Los estudiantes han trabajado en campos como Artes, Medios y Entretenimiento, Ingeniería y Tecnología, Negocios, Gobierno / Sin Fines de Lucro / Filantropía y Salud y Tecnología Médica.
¡Las solicitudes están abiertas!
Aplicar aquí: https://lafund.submittable.com/submit
Fecha límite para postular: 13 de marzo de 2022 a las 11:59 pm PST.


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Peer Mentor Meetings
Oct 26, 2021 - Jun 3, 2022
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 308

It’s time to meet, Peer Mentors.  See the attached schedule of our Peer Mentor meetings.  We will see you at lunch.  If you want to be a Peer Mentor, look for opportunities to join the club in 2022.


Ya es el tiempo de unier pare nuestros mentores.  Noten el horario de las juntas y nos vemos durante almuerzo.  Si gustan ser un mentor, en 2022 tendran la oportunidad.

Classes for Parents
Jan 7, 2022 - Feb 6, 2022
Zoom Meeting ID: laccnoncredit

January 7, 2022 to February 6, 2022

OFFICE PHONE: (323) 953-4000 EXT. 2230


Zoom Meeting ID: laccnoncredit


Monday: 9:00AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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Paseo Virtual a LATTC
Jan 21, 2022 - Jan 21, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ID de Zoom: 882 4677 7063


Clases universitarias gratuitas
Clases de automotriz
Carreras tecnicas
Clases para adultos (ALAS)
Clases de cosmetologia
Matricula doble para estudiantes de


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In-Home Support Services Skills Certificate
Jan 26, 2022
10:00 am
Zoom ID: 895 3440 3098

Los Angeles City College- Noncredit adult education department

In-Home Support Services Skills Certificate

Los Angeles City College- Departamento de educación de adultos sin crédito

Certificado de Habilidades de Servicios de Soporte en el Hogar

Launch Meeting – Zoom

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Paseo Virtual a UCLA
Jan 27, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZOOM ID: 876 6137 2905

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ENERO 27, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Meeting ID: 876 6137 2905

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LA Trade Tech Virtual Open House
Jan 22, 2022 - Jan 22, 2022
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LATTC Virtual Open House Enrollment Day!

About this event

Los Angeles Trade-Technical College is open! We welcome YOU to our virtual Open House on Saturday, 22 January 2022. Community members, current students, and prospective students are invited between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. to learn about our programs and support services, and enroll in classes. It will be a day of workshops, giveaways, and fun!


We are back, we are open, and we are ready for you.


We teach skills that pay your bills!


Join us at Trade on January 22, 2022!

Coffee With the Principal
Jan 26, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ZOOM ID: 834 4369 7831

Join us for coffee with the principal!

School expectations, updates, COVID-19, vaccinations, families and healthcare, tutoring, and interventions.


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Cafe con El Director
Jan 26, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ZOOM ID: 834 4369 7831

Cafe con El Director!

Expectativas, actualizaciones de la escuela, COVID-19, vacunas, familias y cuidado de la salud, tutoria.

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College Wednesdays
Every Wednesday !

Wear your favorite college or university attire on Wednesdays and then come find the GEARUP team at lunch and SPIN the wheel for a prize!


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