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Changing Families to Change the World

Many of you know that being the CEO of TeenPact is my second career and you also know that I spent over 28 years working for group health insurance companies over that time – in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Hartford, Connecticut. You may not know that I was a Group Insurance Underwriter, or even know… Read more »

What Difference Does It Make?

Hello friends. Let’s talk! I want to talk about something fairly deep, so keep that in mind. This is a topic that matters a lot to me. I hope it matters to you. I was recently in the beautiful state of New Mexico serving on the staff team there. It was the first class of… Read more »

Meet Your 2017 Interns!

TeenPact was founded with a mission to train youth to understand the political process, value their liberty, defend the Christian faith, and engage the culture at a time in their lives when, typically, they do not care about such things. This remains our mission today. From the first State Class in Georgia in 1994 to the… Read more »

The Capacity of Young People

Throughout our State Class season, godly men from around the country join our staff teams in every state to serve the families who come through our program. Their role is to provide spiritual leadership, wisdom, and on-site support during the week. Over the next several months, we wanted you to hear from some of these… Read more »

State Class Credit

If you are a regular reader of our blog, there is no doubt that you will have come to realize that students around the country love TeenPact because of the life change that they experience and watch happen at every event. The presence of God is felt in worship, sessions, time spent in the Capitol,… Read more »

Student Stories Needed!

This morning marks the official start of our third week of classes! Delaware, Tennessee, Indiana I, and Texas I have already hit annals of TeenPact history. This week, families are gathering at their state Capitols for Virginia I, Indiana II, Texas II, and South Dakota. We are so excited to hear stories of life change… Read more »

Why do we have an Alumni Track?

In last week’s post, we focused on homework for first time students. Now, we turn our attention to the Alumni and the specific homework that is assigned to them before the class begins. (Note that many of the preliminary assignments are the same for both first time and alumni students, so be sure to read… Read more »

Why do we have homework?

It is safe to say that all TeenPact students have their own…shall we say, style?…when it comes to conquering the pre-class homework. Some download the packet with glee as soon as they are registered in September, others find themselves scrambling to wrap it up early in the morning…in the car..on the ride to the Capitol…. Read more »

Founder’s Five Discount

Happy Birthday, Tim Echols! TeenPact was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1994 by Tim Echols. Mr. Echols had a vision to engage youth with Christian leadership values, training students to understand the political process and be actively involved in their community back home. We started with one class, now we have over 50! TeenPact primarily serves families with teens–thus… Read more »

Join us for 2016!

FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO How do you top a record-breaking season? By opening registration with even more classes across the country! That is what we plan to do at TeenPact Leadership Schools – open registration with 55 classes in 41 states, and we are hoping that you will join us this year. September… Read more »