*1st Annual College Fair hosted by JSTP - Juniors and Seniors Transitional Program on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Naomi Drenan Recreation Center at 750 Beal Street, Charlotte NC 28211 beginning at 6pm - 8pm. This event is open to all high school students interested in speaking to college representatives to obtain information on college scholarships, financial aid and admissions. There will be breakout sessions for parents during the evening to obtain information from college representatives.

High School Seniors should bring their official transcripts along with their SAT/ACT scores as they will have the opportunity to be interviewed for college admission.

If you would be so kind as to release this information as soon as possible to the students that you serve it would be greatly appreciated.

If you have any questions please contact Larry Rainey at 980-272-1967.

*C2 Education will be hosting a Free SAT/ACT Test Event on President's Day, February, 19th at 9am at the C2 Education in Charlotte. We will also provide a free session to go over the test results and devise an academic plan that would benefit each student. In order to register for this event, students/parents must sign up online at c2education.com/presidentsday as indicated on the flyer. See flyer below:

*12th Annual Pathways to Inclusion in the Law Diversity Day Conference (formerly known as “Increasing Diversity in the Legal Profession”), which will be held on Saturday, February 24th, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., at the Mecklenburg County Bar and Foundation Center (2850 Zebulon Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28208). Students interested in participating in this free conference should register for the event by no later than Monday, February 12th. For complete program information and to register online please click here. For additional information or questions, please contact Angelica Gumucio, the Mecklenburg County Bar’s Membership Inclusion & Diversity Assistant, at agumucio@meckbar.org or 704-375-8624 ext. 125. See flyer below:

*CHS Pineville - Healthcare Career DayFOR TEENS INTERESTED IN HEALTHCARE CAREER - sign up through Sign Up Genius beginning January 8, 2018. Go to signupgenius.com, look for sign-up icon at top of page. Under search by email, enter the following email address deborah.l.stclair@carolinas.org - Click on the appropriate sign up and submit. Limited seating for 80 students. See flyer for more details:

*College of Science and Technology Presents Sci/Tech Week - North Carolina A&T State University The College of Science and Technology at North Carolina A&T State University presents Sci/Tech Week, March 13-17. The theme for the event is “STEM: Shaping the Future.” The week consists of visits by high school and community college students who will tour and witness STEM demonstrations conducted by College of Science and Technology students and faculty. The purpose of Sci/Tech Week is to educate, inform, and display the field of STEM and its place as a career choice. STEM academic preparation is important in the 21st century as we continue to face both globalization and a knowledge-based economy. We look forward to having you be part of the College of Science and Technology’s, Sci/Tech week. For additional information or to RSVP to any event, call 336.334.7359 or email bcwillis@ncat.edu.
ChickTech is a non-profit organization dedicated to getting more girls and women into technology through hands-on events. Our free High School program seeks to engage girls who may have never participated in technology programs before, and who would benefit from hands-on activities, mentoring opportunities, and career exposure. This attached document further explains ChickTech, the timeline for nominations, and a tentative schedule for our first event in February. Our Kick Off event this year is February 17th-18th, 2018, and the program will continue through June 2018.
To help us connect girls with tech opportunities, we ask you for nominations of up to 15 high school students from your school to take part in ChickTech. As nominators, you are in instrumental part of ChickTech; we appreciate your careful thought and nominations. Please submit your nominations here
Feel free to email me personally at brittney.connor@chicktech.org or call my cell at (980) 689 - 1946 with any questions about the ChickTech program or the nomination process. Additionally, if you feel that this email has reached you in error, or you are no longer an educator in Charlotte, please let me know so I can connect with the appropriate contact from your school.

Study Aboard Information Sessions

Teen Health Connection is proud to offer our Girls Educated and Motivated for Success (GEMS) Mentoring Program. The GEMS Mentoring Program is an ongoing community group of girls ages 13 to 17. The GEMS meet every Wednesday evening at Teen Health Connection to tackle important health issues for young women. The GEMS participate in health education discussions and projects, self-esteem building activities and various community service projects. You can learn more about the GEMS program on our website.

Teen Heath Connection - Teen Advisory Board
The Teen Advisory Board is a group of adolescent volunteers who serve as leaders committed to the prevention of underage drinking and prescription drug misuse in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Teen Advisory Board meets every first and third Tuesday of the month from 6-8pm at Teen Health Connection. You can learn more about our cool initiatives and download an application and schedule on our website.
If you have any questions or want to submit an application to serve on the Teen Advisory Board, please contact Amber Jones at amber.jones@teenhealthconnection.org or 704-381-8342.

Do you know of a Charlotte based teen who fits the statements below?
  • You’re a natural leader or a growing leader looking for opportunities to enhance your leadership skills.
  • You’re a compassionate human being searching for ways to give back to your community.
  • You’re artistically inclined and seeking to use your creativity to change the world.
  • You’re a unique individual searching for a space to connect with your people.
  • You’re looking for a space to belong; an opportunity to be an agent for change; friends who think, feel and act with compassion and deep conviction; and a space to create lifetime memories, open up doors and help you discover who you are at your absolute best!

If you answered yes to any of these statements, you might know a future Playing for Others (PFO) teen!

For the past ten years, Charlotte based nonprofit Playing for Others (PFO) has provided a space for teens to explore and answer the questions, “Who Am I?” and “How will I give of that?” through programming in Personal Development, Service, and the Arts.

We are excited to invite new teens from the greater Charlotte area (rising 8th-12th graders) to apply for admission into PFO.

If you, or a teen that you know, is interested in applying to be in the PFO program, please complete the interest form here—and we will contact you right away. Also, feel free to contact Hannah Hasan at 704-340-3785 or hannahh@playingforothers.org for more information.

Teen Health Connection is excited to offer Becoming A Love and Logic Parent, a curriculum developed by Jim Fay, Charles Fay, Ph.D., and Foster W. Cline M.D., designed to give participants practical skills that can be used immediately with adolescents. Attached are our Love and Logic Flyers. We offer these classes at Teen Health Connection with dates and times found at the following link: http://www.teenhealthconnection.org/index.php/services/health-education/parenting-the-love-and-logic-way.