TCI was the premiere organization providing Jewish resources, student leadership opportunities, and cultural programming on independent high school campuses.
From 1994– 2011, TCI was the premiere organization providing Jewish resources, student leadership opportunities, and cultural programming on independent high school campuses.
TCI was the only organization specifically working with Jewish students and their friends at independent, non-Jewish high schools; a group comprised of tens of thousands of teens. TCI’s methodology was informed by more than 13 years of experience working within the independent school community, granting us unique insight into how to engage this elusive population of teens. We would go to them.
We met students where they spent the bulk of their time: at school. By working directly with the schools, TCI created and provided compelling content for Jewish student clubs, all-school programming, classrooms, and inter-school retreats. Each program was designed to engage students and their peers by making it easy to participate, inclusive to all, and by creating opportunities for leadership training, exploration of identity, and service learning; all experienced through a Jewish lens. The response was overwhelmingly positive and TCI had an active presence at close to 75 schools in our four regions: New England, Metro New York, the Mid-Atlantic, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our staff and educators were professionally prepared to design programs that address each school's needs through:
With tens of thousands of Jews attending independent schools around the country, TCI’s approach was creatively serving an important segment of Jewish youth.