The YES Program
The YES program stands for Youth Empowerment Series. This program lasts up to four days where we provide leadership trainers who visit middle school classes and provide emotional intelligence training to middle school students. This includes social-emotional learning and leadership concepts being developed during middle school.
"The content was appropriate for the age and the demographics of my classes as a whole - this is information that they need to learn about."
"Keeps the kids attention and makes it fun."
"I like that the program provides students with the opportunity to reflect on learned material as it applies to them individually; students love that and ask for it all the time, especially at this age. They always talk about how stuff can relay back to them, and they make connections easier that way!"
"My favorite part was the social awareness. Now I can work in a group better."
"Doing all of the activities was my favorite and he was my favorite speaker."
"My favorite part of the YES Program was the reading expressions activity."
"My favorite part was when we talked about our future visions, our goals, and action items."
"Figuring out my vision for life."
"I liked the fun creative group games and activities we did that went with what we were learning."
"I liked that it had us focus on our future and how we could be successful."
Y.E.S. PROGRAM OVERVIEW