In reviewing applications, the Selection Committee looks for potential participants who demonstrate: - A desire to learn social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts and skills - A strong commitment to community service and learning about the projects they will support. - The ability to make the time commitment required by the program.
Upon final consideration, applicants will be contacted for a personal interview. - If selected, applicant must adhere to program standards (see below).
Please review the required dates of participation prior to applying for this program (***see TIA calendar link below***). - Attendance at the SEL Bootcamp and closing graduation is mandatory. - Attendance at all workshops and weekly volunteer projects is expected.
IMPORTANT NOTE*: Those who fail to attend the SEL Bootcamp or miss more than two workshop sessions will be dropped from the program.
*The only exceptions to this policy will be related to health and/or safety, must accompany a doctor’s note and obtain written approval from the TIA program manager or other Frameworks leadership.
*Participants who identify a conflict with attendance requirements will be offered a refund only if withdrawal is accomplished prior to the SEL Bootcamp and a waitlist participant can fill the vacancy.
CHECK THE 2016-2017 TIA TENATIVE CALENDAR FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: Not Available Yet
In order to achieve this, selected class members are expected to:1. Fully and actively participate in each program.2. Demonstrate respect for staff, leaders, program guests, and fellow program members.
• Attend SEL Bootcamp• Attend closing graduation ceremony• Miss no more than 2 program workshops• Attend individual team project meetings August through April• Pay non-refundable program fee of $350 • Participate in a Teens In Action led fundraising initiative/s to help support the Teens In Action program
*Financial Assistance: Scholarship monies are available. If you are interested in program fee assistance, contact Lisa Rose, Program Manager, at 813.514.9555, ext. 108 or TIA@myframeworks.org prior to the application deadline.
I understand the commitment to the Teens In Action program. If selected, I will devote the required time and pay the non-refundable program fee.
With those goals in mind, our expectation is for YOUR STUDENT to communicate with staff and leaders regarding most issues related to the TIA program (i.e. scheduling, challenges, and advice).
We always welcome your feedback and support! However, please refrain from communicating on their behalf unless it's physically impossible for them to do so. It's good training for them.
A calendar will be provided prior to acceptance into the program, please review the criteria and candidate commitment sections of this applications to determine if TIA is a good fit for your student.
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