2017 YES! Educator Teacher Training Course (TTC)

YES! Educator Teachers Training is open to those interested in learning to implement the Youth Empowerment Seminar Curriculum for transforming school climate. YES! TTC is a dynamic, intensive training taught by Bill Herman, visionary and developer of YES! for Schools. YES! provides tools for successful, stress free living for students, teachers, parents and administrators. School teachers are engaged, empowered and inspired to practice techniques of healthy living for themselves, so that they can share these transformative practices with youth to positively affect school climate and student performance. The course focuses on managing stress in healthy ways through breathing and social emotional learning processes which uplift human values such as responsibility, commitment, respect, etc.

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Bill Herman is International Director and Teacher Trainer for YES! for Schools.  Bill Herman has served for over 40 years as an educator, from high school classrooms to trauma zones, teaching the arts and personal empowerment. He has spent the last 20 years delivering programs that bring teens, young adults and educators the ability to manage their own mind and emotions, so they are more confident, healthy, peaceful, and responsible. After directing the Youth Leadership Training Programs of the International Association for Human Values in North America, Bill founded YES! for Schools in 2008, and has empowered nearly 80,000 students and over 2,000 teachers in the US, and has initiated the YES for Schools program in 8 additional countries around the world. Bill holds a BFA and MFA in Fine Arts from the School of Art Institute of Chicago. He lives in Chicago with his wife Emily and daughter Tika.


YES! Teachers Training
June 24-July 3, 2017 (Early bird discount before May 20th)
Training is an intensive residential program at a beautiful retreat center in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, North Carolina. Attendance for full training is mandatory.


Deadlines to be mindful of
– April 28, 2017 Final Deadline to have application and recommendations submitted. An interview will be scheduled to be completed so that acceptance can happen before the Early Bird discount date.
**Extensions will be granted, but need to be requested by April 28th
– May 20, 2017   Early bird discount deadline.
Cost: $2,200 (Early Bird Special $2,000.00 if applied and paid before May 20, 2017)
– June 20, 2017   Deadline for submitting airline flight info to schedule pickup in Charlotte, NC on June 24th.


Course Dates
–Arrive June 24, 2017 by 6 pm
–Leave after breakfast on July 3, 2017


How to apply:
1. Fill out YES! Teacher’s Training Course (TTC) Application Form
2. Submit TTC Application and Recommendations
3. Schedule phone interview.
4. Receive acceptance within one week.
5. Register and pay for course.