Stay and Thrive in School: A New Approach
Founded by award winning entrepreneur and community activist, J. Eldridge Taylor Jr, "JET", the JET Foundation's Youth Leadership and Success Institute (YLSI), bring a much needed fresh, innovative and results orientated solution to an old and ever increasing problem. At the heart of the foundation's efforts is our new Stay & Thrive campaign.
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JET Foundation's YLSI Meeting Dates 2013-2014
The campaign's Youth leadership and Success Institute (YLSI) program include but are not limited to the following:
Gang prevention and Academic achievement
through Self Esteem building
Faith, Leadership and Civic Engagement Development
Communication Skill Courses
Entrepreneurial Skill Development
Money Management, Etiquette,
Health, Wellness, and Fitness Courses
The JET FOUNDATION INC has been conducting Strategies for Success for Students and Parents Workshops and Seminars" now called "Roadmap to Student and Parent Success) at the historic and beautiful Los Angles Southwest College (LASC) campus.
The goal of this program is to give Students and Parents an overview of the following:
Capitalism / Entrepreneurism
Tools/resources such as "How to hold an Effective Teachers Conference" and "Building a CEO (Chief Excitement Officer) Mindset "
Some of the tools our programs have been in the area of improving their school efforts, which have a profound impact on their life outside of school.
These tools include, but are not limited to:
How to take notes that serve the
learning experience and ensure the student
has a roadmap for successful studying.
to prepare for and be successful taking tests.
the difference between studying and homework and how to consistently
management techniques that can be applied during school and
for the parents, The JET Foundation team of educators coach
parents on the following:
How to manage their time in order to be effective guiding and supporting their children's educational development.
How to hold an Effective Teachers Conference and Building a CEO (Chief Excitement Offer) Mindset and Effective Listening.
Health, wellness and fitness, entrepreneurial, and presentation skill building, all of which builds self esteem and gets results in the classroom, is covered with both you and your child.
Leadership and Success Institute (YLSI)”
Mentoring Program Stay and Thrive: In School’s “Youth
Leadership and Success Institute (YLSI)” is held monthly
on the historic campus of Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC).
Gang prevention through promoting Academic Achievement, Self-esteem, Leadership/Civic Engagement Development and Dream Attainment, while at the same time developing tomorrow’s leaders today is the mission of the YLSI program!
putting students Grades K-12, in loving, caring, supportive
environment will encourage, energize and enlighten our Students
to take control of their lives. We want students to not only
learn but have better behavioral change that can improve their
lives today and well into the future.
YLSI participants are elgible to participate in the JET Foundation’s Pay 4 A’s and GPA Improvement Incentive Plan. In addition,high school seniors will be eligible for the Roberta Jackson and Carletta Jackson Battee Memorial Scholarship.
term and long term activities to turn our students into Leaders
include (but not limited to):