T’ai Chi Chih Teacher Accreditation with Daniel Pienciak
November 11 - November 19| $525
Course Fee: $525. ($250 deposit to hold your space. The $275 balance is due by October 14th. Please make checks payable to April Leffler.)
Requirements: Please refer to the information on taichichih.org under “teachers” and “accreditation.” There are important requirements. The Guidelines/Referral Form that all candidates and their teachers will need including when you attended an Intensive who was the Teacher Trainer. Attending an Intensive is now mandatory prior to a Teacher Training as of 1-1-2021.
April Leffler; 702 Prospect Ave; Prospect Park, PA 19076
The course is limited to 12 candidates. Send your registration to reserve your space. You do not need to send Referral Form with early registration.
This course will be live online using the Zoom technology platform. You do not need a Zoom account. You will receive an emailed link to click to join the daily sessions. You can use a computer or tablet with a camera and microphone. The bigger the screen, the easier it will be for you to see. Having a connection between your device and a large screen TV or monitor is ideal and highly recommended.
Length of the Course: This course will begin Friday afternoon from 3:30PM to 5:30PM, November 11th with the Zoom room opening at 3:00 PM. Saturday, Nov. 12, Sunday, Nov. 13th, Tuesday, Nov.15th, Wednesday, Nov. 16th & Friday, Nov. 18th will all be from 10:30 AM until 5:00 PM and Saturday, Nov.19th will be from 10:30AM to 1:30PM ** We will NOT be meeting formally on the following days: Monday, Nov. 14 & Thursday, Nov. 17th ** All times are Eastern Daylight Time. If you live in another time zone, we strongly encourage you to place a clock next to your computer with EDT on it to keep the time of the course clear. Evenings provide time to work on your movements and presentation. You MUST be able to attend all sessions in order to be accredited. There will be some free time after lunch. *Schedule is subject to change*
Meals are on your own. It is recommended that you plan meals ahead and either have them prepared in advance or simple to put together quickly.
Signature Referral by Two Active, Accredited TCC Instructors: When the two instructors are confident that you are ready to attend Teacher Accreditation, they will SIGN your referral form (available on the website above or from the course host). The ORIGINAL signed form is to be sent to the Course trainer, Daniel Pienciak at P.O. Box 231; Bradley Beach, NJ 07720. A COPY is to be sent to the Host (April Leffler). This need not be sent with your registration form. It can be sent in later, but your registration in the course is not complete until the Host receives it.
Accreditation is not guaranteed by the referral form nor by your attendance at the course. Your accreditation certificate is awarded at the end of the course at the sole discretion of the Course Trainer. The Teacher Trainer will keep students apprised of their progress and readiness throughout the training.
Scholarships: Scholarships may be available for up to $275 per person for teacher training and are based on financial need. The course host approves the scholarship request based on the availability of funds. Please inquire about scholarship availability with the course host who will send you an application form.
Registration and Referral Forms are due at least 30 days prior to the course. To assure your space, send in your deposit and registration form as early as possible. If you are not able to get 2 signatures because the teachers feel that you are not yet ready, your deposit will be refunded in full if you cancel by October 14th.
Auditing teachers will be considered if space is available. You must make a reservation with the online host, April Leffler (email here).