Great Expectations and Results Urgency Plan 2 Lead STEM (GEAR UP 2 Lead Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will provide leadership and educational opportunities for military-connected students through enhanced STEM-based learning opportunities, new leadership development opportunities, enriched professional development for K-12 teachers, and expanded Robotics programming in grades K-12.  This grant is the second in a strategically-planned series of GEAR UP Initiatives which will ensure a quality, forward-focused, personalized educational program is provided to all students. Through embedded, research-proven training, this grant will strengthen teacher Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s) to better prepare students for postsecondary success.  The grant will also create new and expanded opportunities for students to engage in STEM and CCR learning activities.