PROGRAM CONTACT:​

 Tim Lee, Project Manager

 E-mail: Tengluni@calistacorp.com

 Phone: (907) 275-2839


 TENGLUNI


 Take Wing "Tengluni" is provided by Calista Education and Culture, Inc. supporting high school seniors in the   Kuspuk, Lower Kuskokwim, Lower Yukon, and Yupiit School Districts.



 GROUNDING STUDENTS IN TRADITIONAL AND MODERN KNOWLEDGE FOR   POSTSECONDARY SUCCESS


 Participating in a group called a cohort, students take part in a series of immersions that provide information   and guidance on goal-setting and soft skills training, review of post-secondary opportunities and career   planning, healthy choices, and Yuuyaraq lessons.



 PROGRAM OVERVIEW


​ Student immersion participants (high school seniors) will have the opportunity for:

  • Yuuyaraq lessons and post-secondary preparation lessons delivered virtually.
  • Individual monthly mentoring sessions with Mentorship Directors, Assistance via phone or Zoom includes working on and completing the FAFSA and applying for colleges, trade schools, and scholarships.
  • Resources and materials that assist students with preparing for and achieving their goals.
  • In-person participation will be dependent on the current status of the Covid-19 pandemic. If travel is not available, programming and meetings will continue virtually, still giving students a chance to meet school representatives.



 Tengluni applications are being accepted for new participants in Cohort 5 through September 9, 2022.     This opportunity is open to students who are:

  •  On track to graduate in May 2023
  •  Attending the Lower Kuskokwim (LKSD), Lower Yukon (LYSD), Yupiit, or Kuspuk school districts
  •  Have an overall high school GPA of 2.0 or higher
  •  Have permission from their parent/legal guardian, and teacher or principal to participate