LEAPS Afterschool Program

TEAM CONNECTIONS' AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM

2016 TEAM & TEAM 2 AFTERSCHOOL SUMMER CAMP WILL BE HELD:

MAY 31, JUNE 1, 2, 3 & JUNE 6, 7, 8, & 9

STAFF MEMBERS, to complete your orientation, complete the following: 

1. TO VIEW THE NOTES FROM THE 2015-16 ORIENTATION PROGRAM,CLICK HERE.

2. To read the TN Child Care Requirements, click HERE.

3. To complete the Child Abuse Module, click HERE.

4. To complete First Aid, Safety, & CPR, contact Michelle Rains, Coordinated School Health Director at 447-2914 to sign up for a free CPR class.

5. Read the section on the signature page for the information concerning a Background Check.

6. Read "Ethics in Public School Systems". (listed under the TEAM documents' link.)

7. Read the Transportation and Playground Plans for your school. (listed under the TEAM documents' link.)

8. Read the TEAM goals. (listed under the TEAM documents' link.)

Print the signature page, located HERE, sign off on all requirements, and submit it to the BOE or your LEAD teacher. You will get paid the 2 hours of Staff Development in October if completed by Sept. 18th. 

***SPECIAL NOTE*** Teens are not required to do the background check.

TO APPLY FOR A STAFF POSITION FOR TEAM CONNECTIONS, CHECK BACK IN AUGUST, 2016, WHEN NEW FUNDING IS DETERMINED. THANK YOU!

BCHS & BCMS Students: TO APPLY FOR THE TEAM CONNECTIONS' AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM, get an application from the LEAD TEACHER at your school.

BCMS - 

Elementary Students: TO APPLY FOR THE TEAM CONNECTIONS PROGRAM, get an application from the LEAD TEACHER at your school. 

In November of 2002, Tennesseeans voted to create a state lottery. The General Assembly established that profits from the lottery go towards specific educational programs: college scholarships, early childhood programs and afterschool programs. Legislation specifics that 100% of UNCLAIMED prize winnings be used for afterschool grants.

In 2015-16, Bledsoe County's portion of the funding is receiving $195,000 to serve all 3 elementary schools: Pikeville Elementary, Rigsby Elementary, and Wheeler Elementary. This funding will provide Technology, Enrichment, Academics, & Music/Movement for all participants.

T.E.A.M. 2 CONNECTIONS (BCHS & BCMS)

—TEAM 2 We are beginning our second year to offer Afterschool at BCHS. It is sponsored by 21st Century federal funding in the amount of $119,000. TEAM 2 provides remedial assistance to (BCMS) increase test scores in all subject areas and (BCHS) to improve ACT scores, decrease the number of suspensions among middle and high school students, and provide training and support services to BCHS & BCMS for job readiness, career pathways, post-secondary education, and financial self-sufficiency. We expect to also have the TEAM2 Job Shadowing and CNA classes in the spring of 2016, but there will be NO PAY for students, due to federal regulations.

T.E.A.M. CONNECTIONS at the 3 elementary schools has been funded for the year 2015-2016 in the amount of $195,000. TEAM Afterschool provides educational assistance, enrichment activities, technology, and healthy movement for our students. It operates 7:15-7:45 AM Monday - Wednesday and 3:00-6:00 PM Monday - Thursday. If your child would like to know more about the program or participate in it, please contact your child's school or visit the LEAD teacher for your program to get an application.