Recruiting & Preparing For Your EF Tour
I. RECRUITING PARTICIPANTS
Making A Choice <ul><li>Tour Choice & Date Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Get Students Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Begin Early...
Generating Interest  for Your Trip <ul><li>Posters, Announcements, TV </li></ul><ul><li>Interest Meeting with Students  </...
Group Leader/ Student Incentives <ul><li>Free Travel, Stipends, & Early Bonuses </li></ul><ul><li>Reward Points for Travel...
EF Tours’ Materials <ul><li>EF Posters & Pamplets </li></ul><ul><li>EF Binder </li></ul><ul><li>School Board Packet </li><...
Registering  Participants   <ul><li>EF Packets </li></ul><ul><li>www.eftours.com </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Statements </li...
II. PREPARING FOR YOUR EF TOUR
Meetings Prior to Departure <ul><li>When to Meet </li></ul><ul><li>What to Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Students Invo...
Preparing Your Students For Culture Shock <ul><li>Language Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels (Italy/Greece) </li></ul><ul><l...
Packing & Other Tips <ul><li>Pack Light </li></ul><ul><li>What to Pack </li></ul><ul><li>Share! </li></ul><ul><li>Importan...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life On Tour 101
I. ON YOUR WAY
Before You Depart <ul><li>Collect Passport Copies (& Create List), </li></ul><ul><li>Tip Money, and Paperwork (Packing Lis...
Airport Day <ul><li>Meeting Place &  </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation  </li></ul><ul><li>Groups & T-Shirts  </li></ul><ul>...
Making Tour Videos <ul><li>Fun for the Students </li></ul><ul><li>Post-Trip Party </li></ul><ul><li>Great Recruiting Tool ...
II. ON YOUR TOUR
1st Day On Tour <ul><li>Prepare Students for 1st Day </li></ul><ul><li>Stay Positive! </li></ul><ul><li>Call Phone Tree </...
Tour Suggestions   <ul><li>Bring Medications, Band-aids, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Pack Overnight Bag for 1 Night Stops </li>...
Tour Suggestions Continued…   <ul><li>Have Students Share Everything </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Chaperones are Key!!! </li...
Video & Photo Tips <ul><li>Camcorder with DV Out </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop on Trip, If Possible </li></ul><ul><li>(iMovie o...
III. AFTER THE TOUR
Post-Tour Party <ul><li>Use Stipend Money </li></ul><ul><li>Food From Country Visited </li></ul><ul><li>Candy From Tour </...
III. GLOBAL REWARDS
Earning Points <ul><li>Recruit Students Early (18-24 Months) </li></ul><ul><li>Quadruple & Triple Points </li></ul><ul><li...
Using Your Points <ul><li>Gift Rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Travel Rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher  </li></ul><ul><li>Conve...
Relax & Have Fun!!!
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EF Paris Training - PreTour & OnTour

  1. 2. Recruiting & Preparing For Your EF Tour
  2. 3. I. RECRUITING PARTICIPANTS
  3. 4. Making A Choice <ul><li>Tour Choice & Date Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Get Students Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Begin Early </li></ul><ul><li>(incentives/price) </li></ul><ul><li>Be Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Group Size (+2 to +3) </li></ul><ul><li>Chaperones & </li></ul><ul><li>Free Places </li></ul>
  4. 5. Generating Interest for Your Trip <ul><li>Posters, Announcements, TV </li></ul><ul><li>Interest Meeting with Students </li></ul><ul><li>& Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Video & Word </li></ul><ul><li>of Mouth </li></ul>
  5. 6. Group Leader/ Student Incentives <ul><li>Free Travel, Stipends, & Early Bonuses </li></ul><ul><li>Reward Points for Travel, Computers, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can earn free stuff! </li></ul><ul><li>Credits for Teachers & Students </li></ul>
  6. 7. EF Tours’ Materials <ul><li>EF Posters & Pamplets </li></ul><ul><li>EF Binder </li></ul><ul><li>School Board Packet </li></ul><ul><li>Tour Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>www.eftours.com </li></ul>
  7. 8. Registering Participants <ul><li>EF Packets </li></ul><ul><li>www.eftours.com </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Statements </li></ul><ul><li>Autopay </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul>
  8. 9. II. PREPARING FOR YOUR EF TOUR
  9. 10. Meetings Prior to Departure <ul><li>When to Meet </li></ul><ul><li>What to Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Students Involved </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Researching the Destination(s) </li></ul>
  10. 11. Preparing Your Students For Culture Shock <ul><li>Language Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Hotels (Italy/Greece) </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><li>Money, ATM </li></ul><ul><li>(No Travelers Checks) </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>What is Included </li></ul><ul><li>While On Tour? </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Informed (Blogs, </li></ul><ul><li>TD, Phone Cards, Cell) </li></ul>
  11. 12. Packing & Other Tips <ul><li>Pack Light </li></ul><ul><li>What to Pack </li></ul><ul><li>Share! </li></ul><ul><li>Important Documents, Money </li></ul><ul><li>Day of Departure </li></ul>
  12. 19. Life On Tour 101
  13. 20. I. ON YOUR WAY
  14. 21. Before You Depart <ul><li>Collect Passport Copies (& Create List), </li></ul><ul><li>Tip Money, and Paperwork (Packing List) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange Travel to Airport (Van/Bus) </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on Groups, Rooming, Etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Fun w/ Luggage </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Info to Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Order T-Shirts, $ </li></ul><ul><li>Gifts for Others </li></ul><ul><li>Video Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking, Backpacks? </li></ul>
  15. 22. Airport Day <ul><li>Meeting Place & </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Groups & T-Shirts </li></ul><ul><li>Give Out Lam. Cards/Passport Holders </li></ul><ul><li>(Include Hotels, Cell #, Phrases, Currency) </li></ul><ul><li>Bright String/Tape for Luggage </li></ul><ul><li>Movement in Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations on Plane </li></ul><ul><li>“ Use” the Guys… </li></ul><ul><li>Gentleman Rules!!! </li></ul>
  16. 23. Making Tour Videos <ul><li>Fun for the Students </li></ul><ul><li>Post-Trip Party </li></ul><ul><li>Great Recruiting Tool </li></ul>
  17. 24. II. ON YOUR TOUR
  18. 25. 1st Day On Tour <ul><li>Prepare Students for 1st Day </li></ul><ul><li>Stay Positive! </li></ul><ul><li>Call Phone Tree </li></ul><ul><li>Tour Director’s </li></ul><ul><li>Role on Tour </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other Groups Joining Tour </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hotels & Rooming </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Setting Rules & Curfews </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be On Time!!! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 26. Tour Suggestions <ul><li>Bring Medications, Band-aids, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Pack Overnight Bag for 1 Night Stops </li></ul><ul><li>Games, Scavenger Hunts, Movies, </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. for Long Bus & Train Rides </li></ul><ul><li>Point System & Group Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Passport Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Organized “Free Time” </li></ul><ul><li>Experience The Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Always Groups of 3-4 </li></ul>
  20. 27. Tour Suggestions Continued… <ul><li>Have Students Share Everything </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Chaperones are Key!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Last Night on Tour: </li></ul><ul><li>Student Awards, </li></ul><ul><li>TD Gift, Card, & Tip </li></ul><ul><li>Airport Parent </li></ul><ul><li>Pick-Up After Tour </li></ul>
  21. 28. Video & Photo Tips <ul><li>Camcorder with DV Out </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop on Trip, If Possible </li></ul><ul><li>(iMovie or Moviemaker - Both are EASY) </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Select Music & Decide on Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>USE THE KIDS!!! </li></ul><ul><li>10 Seconds per Clip </li></ul><ul><li>Intro, 1 Song/Area (2-3Days), </li></ul><ul><li>Skits, & Finale </li></ul><ul><li>Use 1 Camera Only for </li></ul><ul><li>All Group Photos </li></ul><ul><li>1st Year - Just Start with a Slideshow </li></ul>
  22. 29. III. AFTER THE TOUR
  23. 30. Post-Tour Party <ul><li>Use Stipend Money </li></ul><ul><li>Food From Country Visited </li></ul><ul><li>Candy From Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Copy Photo CD </li></ul><ul><li>(Group Shots) </li></ul><ul><li>Watch Tour Video </li></ul><ul><li>iStory Hardbound Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Materials for Next Year’s Tour </li></ul>
  24. 31. III. GLOBAL REWARDS
  25. 32. Earning Points <ul><li>Recruit Students Early (18-24 Months) </li></ul><ul><li>Quadruple & Triple Points </li></ul><ul><li>20 Students x 40 Pts (Q-10) = 800 Pts </li></ul><ul><li>Free Stuff - Students & You </li></ul><ul><li>Tour Length & </li></ul><ul><li>Optional Excursions </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Refer a Friend </li></ul>
  26. 33. Using Your Points <ul><li>Gift Rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Travel Rewards </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Conventions </li></ul><ul><li>Student Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Optional Excursions for Group </li></ul>
  27. 34. Relax & Have Fun!!!

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