SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM DETAILS

If you’ve ever considered attending Capturing Kids’ Hearts, now’s the time! Administrators and teachers from districts new to our processes can apply for TWO (2) FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS. At least one of the two scholarship recipients must be a district administrator or campus-level principal, and we award a limited number on a first-come, first-served basis.


ABOUT

Capturing Kids' Hearts is a two-day immersion experience. Participants practice skills to actively and intentionally strengthen students’ connectedness to others. Healthy bonds with teachers and consistent rules of conduct are established, forming a psychologically safe learning environment.


Teachers in Capturing Kids’ Hearts schools and districts report a higher rate of job satisfaction, while principals see a dramatic reduction in truancy. Administrators report district-wide impact with improvements in test scores, reduced disciplinary escalations, fewer dropouts, and a reduction of negative behaviors such as isolation, violence, early sexuality, and substance use.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase Schools 2015-2016

 
"The most significant change we have celebrated is our graduation rate moving from 76.14% in 2013 to 91.5% in 2015. In addition, our discipline rate is half what it was in 2013."
 
...increase in graduation rate from 84.1% to 97.5% (2012 - 2015); increase in attendance rate from 93.3% to 95.0% (2012 - 2015); and a 22% decrease in discipline issues.
 
"Student absence rate was cut in half, even though the district absence rate remained the same. Tardy referrals were reduced by 62% and bullying reports have reduced by 80%."

DISTRICT ADMINISTRATORS AND CAMPUS-LEVEL PRINCIPALS, APPLY FOR TWO (2) FULL-TUITION CAPTURING KIDS' HEARTS SCHOLARSHIPS NOW!

STATEMENTS OF SUPPORT

Our test scores remain some of the highest in West Michigan. We graduate 97% of our students, with 93% going on to pursue a college education. 83% of graduates earn a college diploma…

TOM TENBRINK |

Superintendent

As a result of implementing this training across our campus...we have seen a 40% reduction in disciplinary infractions overall, and a 30% reduction in suspensions... 

ANDRE HAUSER |

Principal

Our discipline referrals are down and our attendance is up. We went from 169 referrals in 2014, to 56 in 2015. My campus enrollment is up 50 students from this time last year, a 16% increase from last year…

DANNY HOWE |

Principal

Ash Fork School District went from underperforming to the highest performing school district in the state based on standardized testing. After only five weeks, discipline referrals were reduced 95%...

SETH STAPLES |

Superintendent

DISTRICT ADMINISTRATORS AND CAMPUS-LEVEL PRINCIPALS, APPLY FOR TWO (2) FULL-TUITION CAPTURING KIDS' HEARTS SCHOLARSHIPS NOW!

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WHAT ARE THE PARTICIPANT OUTCOMES?

Our research-based processes improve the five key indicators of school performance: discipline referrals, attendance, student achievement, dropout rates, and teacher satisfaction. The widespread impact of Capturing Kids’ Hearts reads like a wish list for school administrators. Schools that implement our processes report:

  • Strengthened student connectedness to others by enhancing healthy bonds with teachers.
  • Consistent rules of conduct with reduced disciplinary escalations and referrals.
  • Dramatic reduction in truancy and dropouts.
  • Reduction of negative behaviors such as isolation, violence, early sexuality, and substance use.
  • Significant improvement in student academic performance.
  • District-wide improvements in test scores.
  • Higher rate of job satisfaction among teachers.
  • Increased teacher retention and improved teacher recruiting.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Capturing Kids' Hearts was developed for all faculty, staff, and administrators. Trainings can accommodate up to 50 people per group. It is the core of a powerful process that allows every member of the school community to become part of a high-performing learning environment.

Administrators and teachers from districts new to our processes can apply for TWO (2) FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS. At least one of the two scholarship recipients must be a district administrator or campus-level principal, and we award a limited number on a first-come, first-served basis.

HOW DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP WORK?

Administrators and teachers from districts new to our processes can apply for TWO (2) FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS. At least one of the two scholarship recipients must be a district administrator or campus-level principal, and we award a limited number on a first-come, first-served basis.

ARE CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS AVAILABLE?

After attending Capturing Kids' Hearts, you will receive a certificate of completion that you may submit to your board for consideration of approval for continuing education credits. Check with your education board for details.

Please complete the form below to request scholarship information and a staff member will be in touch to discuss your options.

Scholarships are available on a first come, first-served basis for district administrators or campus-level principals in districts new to our processes.

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