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Make A Difference in the life of a child
To successfully complete the Teens as Teacher experience and be eligible for a scholarship:

Teens as Teachers Timeline

August/September:

  • Learn about Teens as Teachers
  • Visit with a potential adviser if known.
  • Register/Apply to be a Teen Teacher

September/October

  • Be accepted as a Teen Teacher
  • Attend Orientation and Training; Virtual or In‑Person
  • Complete Contract and Photo Components

October–November

  • Work with Adviser/Coach to identify potential partners
  • Develop presentation plan

October–March

  • Present lessons to elementary students
  • Complete portfolio items

March 31

  • Submit completed portfolio to SDYF

April/May

  • Portfolios Reviewed and Scholarships Awarded

Training

Orientation

Orientation is approximately 1 hour in length and conducted via webinar/zoom. Advisers/Coaches and Teen Teachers are required to attend. Multiple sessions are offered.

Training Summit

In-Person Training Summits are approximately 6 hours in length. Multiple locations are available. Virtual training may also be offered. Advisers/coaches and Teen Teachers are required to attend either an in-person or virtual training.
Training Agenda Includes:

  • Teens as Teachers Requirements and Expectation
  • Review of Portfolio Requirements
  • How to Work with Elementary Students and Classroom Management
  • Experiential Learning Model
  • Review of curriculums and lesson format
  • In-depth lesson presentation
  • Current Issue Focus Sessions
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The Electronic Portfolio

The files below provide information on the requirements to complete the Teens As Teachers experience.

What is needed in my portfolio? (pdf)

Checklist Timeline (pdf)

SDYF-Photo-Release (pdf)

TT contract21 (pdf)

2021 TT Partnership Agreement (pdf)

Work Log 2021 (xlsx)

21 TT Reflection (pdf)