Teen Leadership Club (Fall-Spring)
The fall and spring program operates annually from September thru April in Atlanta, GA and Jacksonville, FL.  The program focuses on college and career awareness.  All programs, workshops and trips are conducted outside of the student’s regular school time. The goal of this program is to help students enter their FIRST CHOICE schools!
Services for this program include:
  • Workshops on test taking – i.e. SAT/ACT preparation classes
  • Additional leadership/development workshops (as listed in previous summer program section)
  • College survival workshops – i.e. Managing the transition from high school to college; Managing your finances
  • Visits from Admissions counselors and Financial Aid advisors who will speak on the admissions and aid process
  • Researching various colleges and universities
  • Resume development and submission to colleges and universities
  • Campus visits – Students select from a list of several campuses to visit.  Campus visits in the fall and spring are optional.  Students/Parents may be required to pay an additional fee per visit.
  • 100+ hours of Community Service projects annually - to meet graduation, scholarship and college admissions requirements
Youth Leadership/Development Programs
Our leadership/development services help our students build positive character and obtain life/survival skills not provided through the regular high school system curriculum.  This program consists of workshops and events geared toward developing leadership skills in our students.  Workshop subjects and events cover:
  • Workforce Development Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Working in Teams
  • Public Speaking
  • Personal Finance (for Teens)
  • Entrepreneurship Intro:  Writing and delivering an effective business plan to sell a product or service
  • Participation in cultural events and community service projects
  • Personality Types Analysis
  • Embracing Diversity
  • Entrepreneurship Introduction
  • Introduction to Project Management

Mentoring Program

The Peer Mentoring program provides community and in-school - one-on-one and group Mentoring.  The Teen Leaders of America mentoring model aims to make a difference in the lives of youth by providing peer mentoring and activities year round (through Teen Club and the Summer Leadership Program) to keep youth engaged.  Mentors are college students who are matched to elementary, middle and high school Mentees.  The Mentors work to build relationships with Mentees and their families, understand the goals set by Mentees and work with Teen Leaders staff and partners to help students obtain their goals.  Mentors also work to identify any challenges and work with community partners to assist families.

S.T.E.M.

Students in the S.T.E.M. Program receive free computer programming/coding classes.  Participants work with Admissions staff from various schools of higher education where students learn requirements to obtain degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.  This program is administered by http://www.scratchwerkconsulting.com.

Sewing Club (New for 2015)

Participants in Sewing receive free classes administered by professional seamstresses.  Students will learn pattern design, fabric selection, stitching and other skills to design their own clothing!

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Summer Leadership Experience

The summer program operates annually in June and July in Atlanta, GA and Jacksonville FL.  Students also participate in one-week overnight visits to college campuses.  The summer program focuses on youth leadership/development and career planning.  Although the camp operates in Atlanta and Jacksonville, students from all over the nation have attended the overnight summer camp!

Our leadership/development services help our students build positive character and obtain life/survival skills not provided through the regular high school system curriculum.  This program consists of workshops and events geared toward developing leadership skills in our students.  Workshop subjects and events cover:
  • Workforce Development Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Working in Teams
  • Public Speaking
  • Personal Finance (for Teens)
  • Entrepreneurship Intro:  Writing and delivering an effective business plan to sell a product or service
  • Participation in cultural events and community service projects
  • Personality Types Analysis
  • Embracing Diversity
  • Entrepreneurship Introduction
  • Sewing
  • Culinary Arts (Intro)
Career Planning
The purpose of the career planning services is to expose our students to traditional and non-traditional careers.  The goal is to assist them in choosing a career path and selecting the right major in school that fit their career goals.  Services include:
  • Day trips to various companies to research options
  • Visits from professionals from various industries who will speak on their chosen careers
Campus Visits
The campus visit helps students to experience life on a college campus.  Students live on campus for one-week and participate in the following activities:
  • College planning workshop overviews
  • Team building projects
  • Campus tours and information
  • Visit college classes
  • Campus Parties

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