FAQS

Schedule and Target Group

How many teens do I need to join?


The ideal number is 6-10, though some shluchim had as few as 2 teens join. Let us know how many teens showed interest in your application.




Who is the course for?


The program is for 10-12th graders from public and Jewish day schools.




What is the course length?


1 hour a week for 14 weeks or 2 hours a week for 7 weeks. The spring semester begins Jan 2nd. All 14 lessons, the midterm and final must be given before June 1st.




When will the next course begin and end?


The spring semester begins Jan 2nd. All 14 lessons, the midterm and final must be given before June 15th.




When does registration open and close?


Registration for the spring semester is open from December 20th until March 5th. Teens will be allowed to register up to 1 week after the deadline, but the shluchim payout will decrease.* *Teens who register before March 5th will be allotted a stipend of up to $639 at the discretion of the shliach. Those who register between March 5th and March 12th will only be allotted up to a $600 stipend.





Price and Monetary Incentive System

Price?


The student’s cost is $999 per course, which earns 2 credits. CTeen is not charging shluchim for this opportunity. A donor has committed to sponsor up to $639 worth of scholarships per teen. As per CTeen’s contract with YU, do not advertise less than the $999 rate. You can write scholarships available.




What is the incentive system for shluchim?


All unused scholarship money ($1- $639 per head) will go to the shliach.




Sample Breakdown:


  • Number of Teens: 8 | Teen Pays: 8 teens pay $999 | Shliach Earns: $5,120
  • Number of Teens: 10 | Teen Pays: 5 teens pay $999, 5 teens pay $499 | Shliach Earns $3,900
  • Number of Teens: 15 | Teen Pays: 5 teens pay $999, 5 teens pay $899, 5 teens pay $499 | Shliach Earns $6,600
  • Number of Teens: 20 | Teen Pays: 20 teens pay $999 | Shliach Earns $12,800




What is the lowest price you can offer teens?


September. $360. See link for working discount codes. Additionalty, a few shluchim have obtained grants for this project.





The Credits

How much preparation is required for me to teach the course?


Generally shluchim spend 1-2 hours per lesson preparing.




Can Shluchim add Chassidus and depth to the course?


Yes, as long as the material is covered. The course has been customized for Chabad and includes some Chassidus and chabad.org articles. As a Chassid you will be inclined to add chassidic insight to flavor the lessons. We created a Whatsapp group for instructors to share ideas and lesson enhancers.




What is required for me as an instructor?


  • Teach the course
  • Mark attendance




Supplies Needed


  • Computer and projector
  • Teacher and Student Guides
  • For midterms and finals, teens will need a computer in order to answer the online questions




How are grades determined?


Grades will be determined as follows: Attendance: 30% Midterm: 35% Final: 35% A final grade of D is the minimum required to receive credits.





The COurse

How many teens do I need to join?


The ideal number is 6-10, though some shluchim had as few as 2 teens join. Let us know how many teens showed interest in your application.




Who is the course for?


The program is for 10-12th graders from public and Jewish day schools.




What is the course length?


1 hour a week for 14 weeks or 2 hours a week for 7 weeks. The spring semester begins Jan 2nd. All 14 lessons, the midterm and final must be given before June 1st.




When will the next course begin and end?


The spring semester begins Jan 2nd. All 14 lessons, the midterm and final must be given before June 15th.




When does registration open and close?


Registration for the spring semester is open from December 20th until March 5th. Teens will be allowed to register up to 1 week after the deadline, but the shluchim payout will decrease.* *Teens who register before March 5th will be allotted a stipend of up to $639 at the discretion of the shliach. Those who register between March 5th and March 12th will only be allotted up to a $600 stipend.





Preparation

How much preparation is required for me to teach the course?


Generally shluchim spend 1-2 hours per lesson preparing.




Can Shluchim add Chassidus and depth to the course?


Yes, as long as the material is covered. The course has been customized for Chabad and includes some Chassidus and chabad.org articles. As a Chassid you will be inclined to add chassidic insight to flavor the lessons. We created a Whatsapp group for instructors to share ideas and lesson enhancers.




What is required for me as an instructor?


  • Teach the course
  • Mark attendance




Supplies Needed


  • Computer and projector
  • Teacher and Student Guides
  • For midterms and finals, teens will need a computer in order to answer the online questions




How are grades determined?


Grades will be determined as follows: Attendance: 30% Midterm: 35% Final: 35% A final grade of D is the minimum required to receive credits.





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