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National Career Club/Metro Area Chapters
Urban High School Youth and Adults
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Join The Chapter At Your High School As An Advisor
Help Student Become College-Bound
(Certified, Substitute and Retired Teachers)

Download Chapter Handbook

Membership Fee: $20 Per Year
Free 90-Day Trial Membership Available

Teacher Adviser Contract Opportunity

30 Weeks
5 Hours Per Week
Stipend Compensation

Personal Learning Experiences
Students select 3 unsupervised, self-paced 1-hour learning activities
each week and  produce a knowledge gained document, upload it to the website for review by a volunteer scoring panel. Computer is required. Weekly prizes and awards. 
$1 Million Difference
There are 4-8 high school pearls (per grade level) in the chapter competing in grade level competitions to transition from job-bound to college-bound. This increases their career income potential by $1 million. 

9th Grade Adviser
Card Career Exploration Adviser
• Career Plan Projects For 9th Grade Pearls
• Skills Competition for 9th Grade Pearls
• College Track Competition for 9th Grade Pearls 
10th Grade Adviser
Card College Planning Adviser
• College Plan Projects for 10th Grade Pearls
• Skills Competition for 10th Grade Pearls
• College Track Competition for 10th Grade Pearls

11th GradE AdvisEr
Card Scholarships Adviser
• Scholarship Projects for 11th Grade Pearls
• Skills Competition for 11th Grade Pearls
• College Track Competition for 11th Grade Pearls
12th Grade AdvisEr
Card Community Service Adviser
• Community Service Projects for 12th Grade Pearls
• Skills Competition for 12th Grade Pearls
• College Track Competition for 12 Grade Pearls

Teacher Advisory Council (TAC)

As a teacher advisor, you participate with 4 other teachers, based on a recommendation from your Principal, on a Teacher Advisory Council. You select 1 of the following positions. You are hired by the local non-profit Area Affiliate.
Position 1. Chair: Plans and conducts monthly meetings and makes reports to chapter members. Responsible for chapter operations and compliance with Charter

Position 2. Technical Support Administrator: Resolves computer software and hardware issues as needed for students and teachers. Serves as a grade level adviser.

Position 3. Secretary/Profiles Administrator: Maintains minutes and records of all meetings and assists pearls with online profiles as needed. Serves as a grade level adviser.  

Position 4. Treasurer: Collects dues and manages the chapter bank account, pays budgeted expenses, reports fees collected from sponsors. Keeps all financial records. Serves as a grade level adviser.

Position 5. Budget Director: Creates, submits, revises chapter expense budget as needed, schedules events and activities, tours and travel. Issues notices. Serves as a grade level adviser.   

Sponsors and Community Supporters

Each chapter may have 4 Types of Sponsors
Each chapter may have 8 Types Of Community Supporters

Training and Certification

Each teacher advisor must complete the following six 1-hour online training modules to receive certification as a PWP teacher advisor.  

Module 1: Teacher Advisory Council Overview

Module 2: Pearl Interviews, Assessment and Rating System

Module 3: Adult Support and Sponsorships

Module 4: Annual Skill Competition 

Module 5: Annual College Track Competition

Module 6: Chapter Scholarship Fund

Module 7: Growth Mindset (Learn More)

Membership Dues: $20 Per Year

Application Review
TAC advisors review chapter membership applications submitted by students online to determine eligibility. 
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Teacher Advisor Agreement
After accepting a position, the teacher signs a advisor agreement is signed with the local non-profit affiliate to pay a stipend based on the performance of services to pearls.
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Pearl Assessment
Each teacher is required to perform a 28 point pearl assessment of eligible applicants. Based on these assessments, applicants are invited to join the chapter.
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TAC Handbook
Each teacher is provided with a TAC handbook containing instructions, information, forms needed by each position.
Each teacher is paid a basic stipend per year, which may be adjusted up based on time and experience of the teacher.
Time Requirement
The estimated time required for each position is 5 hours a week. 

Weekly Guest Advisors

Each week any student pearl is free to invite any teacher advisor to be his or her weekly learning experience advisor for the 1, 2 or 3 learning experiences selected by that pearl for that week. This guest advisor assists the pearl as needed with the execution and completion of these learning experiences. 

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