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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 »

Meet Your 2016 Interns!

We’ve said it many times before–without volunteers, TeenPact could not exist. The vast majority of people who run our programs are unpaid individuals who selflessly give of their time and resources to serve the Lord through this ministry. One particular group that we are excited to highlight today is the traveling intern team. If you’re… Read more »

Office Volunteers

Many behind-the-scenes logistics contribute to the success of a TeenPact class. In addition to the countless volunteers we have working in states across the nation, volunteers here at the TeenPact National Office make those important logistics happen. We have been blessed by several office volunteers who have given their time to assist packing boxes containing the… Read more »

Why the Alumni Track?

A few weeks ago, we wrote about why Field Experiences are such an important part of our Four Day State Class program. However, Field Experiences are only half of what goes on during that time. While First Time students are learning the basics of their local government in a hands-on fashion, returning students have their own… Read more »

Student Testimony: Mackenzie Matthews

TeenPact’s vision is “Changing Lives to Change the World.” We want to take the opportunity to share some of the stories of those changed lives with you in a series of Student Testimonies. This post comes from Mackenzie Matthews, a student from Missouri who was elected as the class Governor. Her story is an example of God… Read more »

Why Field Experiences?

It isn’t difficult to teach a student about how their state and local government. Hundreds of books and classrooms have done that just fine. At TeenPact, we recognize that it only takes a trip to your local library to gain a basic understanding about the structure of the political process. However, what books and classrooms… Read more »

Student Testimony: Blake Miller

TeenPact’s vision is “Changing Lives to Change the World.” We want to take the opportunity to share some of the stories of changed lives with you in a series of Student Testimonies. This story comes from Blake Miller, a 14-year-old student from Fairview who attended the Missouri State Class. Be blessed by his story! While I… Read more »

Why Elections?

Name recognition. Candy. Posters. Slogan. Party support. Ask any student who has ever participated in TeenPact’s State Class Elections and they will tell you that these five things are some of the most important tools in running a successful TeenPact campaign. As a focal point of our curriculum and class experience, Elections during the Four Day Class allows… Read more »