T.E.A.C.H. School Details
Sunday, October 15, 2017
We are looking for students for our annual Teen Education for Advanced Car Handling (T.E.A.C.H.) program, hosted by the Connecticut Autocross and Rally Team Club and the Town of Berlin Police and Fire Departments.
The purpose of the T.E.A.C.H. program is to help young drivers develop a better understanding of their vehicle and how they should respond to changing conditions on the road. T.E.A.C.H. them to anticipate, recognize and adapt to those changes and increase their ability to avoid accidents. T.E.A.C.H. them to become better drivers on the road everyday.
The T.E.A.C.H. school is intended for students from ages sixteen years, six months old to twenty one years old, with a valid drivers license or learners permit. It is not an autocross school; it is a school designed to teach advanced driving skills applicable to daily driving on the road. Students under 18 need a parental waiver.
The school is limited to 20 participants, so please sign up right away. We are offering this opportunity to the local high school first for a limited time, and then we will expand the invitation to local areas.
WHEN: Sunday, August 13, 2017. School begins at 9am, so please do not arrive late. School ends at approximately 4:30 pm.
WHERE: Corbin Ruswin facility located at 225 Episcopal rd in Berlin, Ct.
COST: No Cost to Students
WHAT YOU WILL NEED (more information included in participant packet): Working automobile (mechanically sound). SUVs, minivans, and other vehicles with a high center of gravity will be evaluated for participation for safety concerns. Every vehicle will be given a short safety inspection at the start of the school. If you are under 18, a notarized parental waiver is needed.
**Note: if you have a motorcycle or automobile helmet, please bring it.
LUNCH: Pizza lunch for students and parents will be provided.
To register for the T.E.A.C.H. school, please send an email to C.A.R.T. TEACH Team with the following information:
- Student’s name
- Name and phone number of parent
- Age of student
- Email address
- Make and model of car to be used at TEACH school
- Any modifications done to the vehicle
A representative will electronically send all forms and related materials to be completed for the day of the event.
Parents are invited to stay and observe during the school.
If you have any additional questions, please contact the team at the C.A.R.T. TEACH Team.
Thank you very much,
The T.E.A.C.H. Team