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A 501(c)3 Nonprofit Corporation PROGRAM INTRODUCTION
Corporate Partners Ora Crossley Dell Trainer/ TAAP Volunteer "There are so many causes that are important to me and my team that I am excited to work for a company that allows me to give back of my time for the betterment of our community.”
TAAP Vision: Titans Academic & Athletic Program, a proactive and progressive holistic educational environment, identifies and addresses the changing developmental and personal needs of young people as well as other high need, disadvantaged groups, empowering transformational change toward sustained self-awareness, self-sufficiency and community participation.
TAAP Mission: Titans Academic & Athletic Program is dedicated to providing all youth, particularly those who are at-risk, an alternative state-of-the-art holistic developmental environment, resulting in habilitated and productive young adults who contribute to society. We will create an environment that provides the right interventions at the right time ensuring our youth acquire the tools necessary to make sound choices and decisions as they become confident and effective advocates for themselves as well as those less fortunate.
How Do Youth Spend Their Time? In School 37% 14% 27% 22% Asleep With Family One Year = 8,760 Hours ? Hours Not Accounted For Asleep In School With Family ? Hours Not Accounted For
College preparation & counseling
School-based tutoring & support groups
Computer training & resources
Career education & exploration
Comprehensive job readiness training
Youth personal finance education
Peer leadership & anti-violence programs
Integrated recreational services
Media & game rooms
Youth services including:
Titans Service Area
Del Valle ISD
Lake Travis ISD
Liberty Hill ISD
Round Rock ISD
Titans Academic & Athletic Program “ Holistic Youth Development” Bertha Rollie Learning Center Youth Development & Leadership Fine Arts Initiative Hyperion Sports Titan Basketball Academy Academic Workshops Titans Sports Center TitanVentures M5 Consulting SAT/ACT Preparation Junior Achievement After-School Career & College Preparation Technology Literacy Titans University Business Management & Entrepreneurship Job Acquisition & Workforce Development Cultural Enrichment & Volunteerism Young$Money Texas Titans Basketball Club Winning Ways SW (Tournament & Camps) Nike SPARQ Training
Titans University (2 Year Program)
7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens (MONTHLY)
6 Most Important Decisions (MONTHLY)
High School 101 (QUARTERLY)
Young $ Money I & II (QUARTERLY)
Success 4 Students (QUARTERLY)
Technology & Business Camps (MONTHLY) *** Phase II ***
Kaplan SAT Prep *** Phase II ***
Boys II Men *** Phase II ***
Texas Titans Basketball Club
SPARQ Training (General, Basketball & Football)
Back 2 Basics Camp (SUMMER/FALL/SPRING)
Adidas Jr. Phenom Texas Regional (SPRING)
USSSA Basketball Tournaments (4)
Basketball League (5/6th, 7/8th & HS) *** Phase II ***
SPARQ Training (Baseball/Softball, Soccer ) *** Phase II ***
3 on 3 Charity Tournament *** Phase II ***
Showcase Tournaments – Basketball (2) *** Phase II ***
Basketball League (1/2nd & 3/4th) *** Phase II ***
Titans University Titans University is a 2-Year college preparatory program providing comprehensive training in the areas of leadership, technology, career & workforce development. Students are immersed into the world of Digital Media as Interns for TAAP and it partner programs.
Titans U – NYC Trip
Titan V entures
Titan V entures is a youth workforce development program that helps at-risk youth get ready for work and life by providing employment, job-readiness and entrepreneurial opportunities within youth-led social enterprises. We seek to pioneer a scalable, sustainable model that maximize impact with youth and in our community.
Our goal is to develop and operate five social enterprises where youth are stakeholders in design and management, offering jobs and business skills training. The first two Social Enterprise Ventures include:
Titan ICE - In partnership with Sodexho, we launched concession operations at the University of Texas’ Erwin Center and DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium. Future expansion includes mobile operations.
M5 Digital Studios - offers a one-stop digital media solution. Whether you need sports photography/ video, event photography, portraits, instructional video, web design and management, print design or digital media consulting, M5 Digital Studios has you covered.
TES Youth @ Sodexho
7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens - Students will learn the time-tested principles of the 7 Habits (in their language) and how to apply them to the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face.
Chad Foster: High School 101 - an innovative, project-based strategy designed provide students with 21st Century skills that they will need to succeed in the classroom as well as the workplace.
Teenagers Preparing for the Real World - a guide to success, based on the belief that students will need two things to succeed in the world of work-education and preparation.
Youth Development & Leadership
Franklin Covey Workshops
Biz Kid$ - is a fun series about entrepreneurship and financial literacy that entertains and teaches kids how to make and manage money, while inspiring them to pursue their passions.
Sodexho @ UT– through our contract with Sodexho @ UT, students get first hand experience with cash handling, inventory, customer service, etc.
YoungBIZ – students get an in-depth look at business ownership. They develop their own company, a real working business plan, business cards, and marketing plans.
Business Management & Entrepreneurship
Young$Money- provides a vital dose of real world wisdom through powerful, true stories about teens and young adults who have faced financial hardships — some incredibly tragic.
Personal Finance - an innovative online program that helps students make informed decisions about the effective use of income to reach personal financial goals.
Credit Card Debt
Needs and Wants
Secrets to Saving
CareerXplorer - An assessment tool to get started on ideas for career exploration, including “career clusters” of related occupations. Contains multimedia interviews, giving a “day in the life” of real people in over 800 careers.
KTS®-II Personality Inventory- This comprehensive tool measures personality, preferences and learning styles, and will create a customized report for each student.
PSAT/SAT Prep - Learn score-raising strategies for the PSAT and SAT in a dynamic, interactive setting.
Career & College Preparation
M5 Digital Studios Internships at M5 Digital Studios focuses on multimedia skill development and technology. Topics include using digital video, photo and audio equipment; storyboarding; voiceovers and other broadcast techniques; video and audio editing; website creation and design; blogging, podcasting and more.
Digital Media Initiative
DMI is designed to provide youth in underserved communities with the critical skills they need to become active and engaged members of their communities and the world at large.
The program empowers young people by using cutting-edge multimedia and digital tools to communicate and share their ideas, demonstrate their potential, and take action were they live.
Digital Media Literacy
Visual Design: Design and Print Production
Digital Video: Video Design and Production
Digital Design: Foundations of Web Design
Microsoft Office Training
Joomla Web Design
#1 Content Management System
Flexible and Multi-functional
Open Source Software
Texas Titans Basketball
2005 - 2008 USSSA State Champions
2005 - 2008 USSSA National Qualifier
2004 - 2008 MAYB Regional Champions
2004 - 2008 MAYB National Qualifier
2002 - 2008 PTS Regional Champions
2002 - 2008 PTS National Qualifier
2001 - 2006 AAU Regional Champions
2001 - 2006 AAU National Qualifier
2001 - 2004 BCI Regional Champions
2001 - 2004 BCI National Qualifier
2006 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS 2006 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
Texas Titans Varsity Girls Krysten White Connally HS-12 Ashley James Stony Point HS-11 Cortney Henderson Hutto HS-12 Kali Jerrell Connally HS-11 Jasmine Dukes Connally HS-11 Jena Lynn Meuth Giddings HS-11
Texas Titans ‘06 Nationals
Texas Titans Basketball
Hyperion Sports is the Sports Management arm of TAAP. We are commitment to "building winning life-skills" through the medium of sports. Fundamental to Hyperion Sports is the management of Sports Events (Leagues, Tournaments, Clinics, special events and more). We strive to infuse quality and integrity back into amateur athletics.
Winning Ways Southwest Camps and Tournaments
Adidas Texas Phenom Regional Camps
Nike SPARQ Performance Training
Anaconda Sports, The Rock & New Balance Distribution
Plus much more....
Nike SPARQ Training
Adidas Jr. Phenom Camp Nationals 2006
Adidas Jr. Phenom Camp Texas Regional 2007 Jazmin Griffin ** 2007 National Qualifier ** ** 2006 National 9th Place Ranking** ** 2006 National All- Star ** ** 2006 National Qualifier ** Kathryn Tolbert ** 2007 National 4th Place Ranking** ** 2007 National All- Star ** ** 2007 National Qualifier ** ** 2006 National 11th Place Ranking** ** 2006 National All- Star ** ** 2006 National Qualifier ** Blair Williams ** 2007 National Qualifier ** Kyle Krumme ** 2007 National Qualifier ** Papito Gonzalez ** 2007 National Qualifier ** Joseph Mitchell ** 2007 National Qualifier ** ** 2007 National All- Star **
Titans Adopt -A- Family Christmas Program TAAP Project Hope & Faith Formerly Conjoined Buckles Twins TAAP in the Community
TAAP Volunteer Opportunities
Board of Directors
Coaches – Basketball
Career Prep Volunteers
Special Events Volunteer
General Office Support
PROPOSED TITANS SPORTS CENTER – 1 st Floor In Conception Phase
PROPOSED TITANS SPORTS CENTER – 2 nd Floor In Conception Phase OPEN TO GYMS BELOW
TAAP 2009 Wish List
If you or your company would like to assist us in the acquisition of any of these item, please contact us at 512-799-7043 or [email_address]
Item Qty Cost Use Concession Trailer 1 $20,000 Titan Ventures - Workforce Training Kaplan SAT Pep Curriculum 1 $12,000 Titans University - Program Operations Career/Education Software 1 $5,500 Titans University - Program Operations BBQ/Smoker Trailer 1 $3,500 Titan Ventures - Workforce Training Screen Printing Biz Package 1 $5,500 Titan Ventures - Workforce Training Shaved Ice Biz Package 1 $4,000 Titan Ventures - Workforce Training Equipment Trailer 1 $2,000 TAAP - Program Travel Portable PA System 1 $2,000 Titans University - Program Operations Portable Scoreboards 2 $400 TAAP- Hyperion Sports SPARQ Training Equipment 1 $3000 TAAP - Hyperion Sports Passenger Van/MinI Bus 1 $25,000 TAAP - Program Operations National Tournament Travel 3 $14,000 Texas Titan Basketball – 30 Players/Coaches Basketball Gear HS Teams 1 $4,000 Texas Titan Basketball – 40 Players