First Tee School Program

The First Tee School Program, formerly First Tee National School Program, began in the Tyler Independent School District in October 2011 with Caldwell Elementary to be the first TISD elementary school to participate. For more information on First Tee School Programs, please click Learn More below. Click Here for statistics on First Tee School Programs in Tyler.
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The Life Skills Experience

th_03Paralleling the structure of the golf instruction program, First Tee life skills curriculum is divided into four levels, starting with PLAYer (for beginners) and progressing through Par, Birdie, and Eagle. Please click “Learn More” for more information regarding The Life Skills Experience Curriculum.
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Modular Units

th_04Each level consists of six life skills modules and every module contains a “core” lesson that all participants must be exposed to. The core lessons are suitable for delivery to any age group. In addition, the each module includes optional activities. Some give participants additional practice in the core life skills; some are designed for participants 12 and older; others deal with the application of life skills to non-golf situations at home or school.
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