About

The Get Schooled Tour is a one hour, high energy program, that combines live music, interactive polling, and compelling video, to motivate students into a local system of care.

The event encourages students to talk to a trusted adult so that their secret struggle, whatever it is, does not have the final say on their future.

It’s specifically tailored for teens in public schools to provide courage to share their secret struggles with caring adults and look for others around them that need support as well. The assembly is designed to be memorable and make a significant difference in the lives of the students that participate in it.

FAQs

What does an assembly include?

  • live music
  • interactive polling
  • motivating video

What topics does the assembly cover?

  • secret struggles
  • depression/mental health
  • system of care

Would the tour be open to other topics?

We would be open to discussing new topics!

What is the cost of The Get Schooled Tour®?

For the full Get Schooled Tour, with live music and production, each assembly event costs $5,000 to cover the sound, lighting, and video production as well costs associated with the musician. If your school requires additional assembly events due to it’s size, the cost is $3,000 per assembly if it happens in the same room. The smaller version of the Get Schooled Tour, the Get Schooled Tour Mini, is priced at $2,000 per school with unlimited assemblies. The Get Schooled Tour is committed to working with businesses in your community to raise the dollars needed to cover the assemblies you want to have in your school.

What type of music is played live?

The Get Schooled Tour is committed to positive messaging and working with musicians that are consistent in their song lyrics to build up those that listen to their music. The Get Schooled Tour has worked with a wide variety musical guests but choose artists that have a personal passion for the issues discussed.

How does the polling work?

The Get Schooled Tour uses a custom polling software. Students are polled via their device’s web browser using a closed wifi network brought in by the Get Schooled Tour.

Does the presentation need to be 60 minutes?

The presentation is best suited for a 60 minute presentation but could be completed in 45 minutes.

Will there be a need for crowd control when the musician performs?

It’s recommended that the Principal or School Administrator set ground rules before the presentation.

What happens after the presentation?

At the conclusion of the presentation, announcements are made on how students can connect with professional therapists that are on location following the assembly. Additionally, students typically want photos and autographs with the musicians. The Get Schooled Tour also provides each student in attendance with cards that invite them to chat with a 24/7 crisis chat center.

What does the school need to provide?

  • a gym or auditorium for the presentation and easy access to the room for the production equipment to load/unload.
  • access to the proper electrical needs for the tour production.
  • 6-8 students to help unload the tour trailer and load at the end of the presentation.

How could our school benefit most by this opportunity?

  • work with partners of the Get Schooled Tour to get your staff trained with Youth Mental Health First Aid.
  • book a TrendsandTeens.com parenting workshop for the evening of your event.
  • help find other schools in your city for the Get Schooled Tour to make your community stronger.
  • collaborate with other community leaders so The Get Schooled Tour can host an extended evening concert in your community.

References

Alan Jones // Principal, Lakeside Middle School
email Alan

Gina Giovanelli-Snyder // Guidance Counselor, Lakeside Middle School
email Gina

John Snyder // Principal, Whitko High School

email John

Kim Nguyen // Principal, Wawasee High School

email Kim

Troy Akers // Principal, Warsaw Community High School

email Troy

Brett Boggs // Superintendent, Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation

email Brett

Learn More


The Get Schooled Tour is a one hour, high energy program, that combines live music, interactive polling, and compelling video, to motivate students into a local system of care.

The event encourages students to talk to a trusted adult so that their secret struggle, whatever it is, does not have the final say on their future. We are committed to providing an experience where students learn about the importance of talking about one’s mental health. Our desire is that the program would engage those attending, muster courage to share honestly, and provide help to those struggling in secret.

How is our mental health affected by bullying, stress, and the use of mobile devices?

Event Components

LIVE MUSIC- A live band engages the students with music and shares their own past struggles with mental illness. Throughout the assembly the band will perform 2-3 times. 

INTERACTIVE POLLING – Polling technology is provided to allow the students to interact with questions about mental health from their mobile device. The anonymous data is collected on a remote server via a portable wifi network that’s brought with the Get Schooled Tour.

MOTIVATING VIDEO – Motivating video is shown to educate the students about mental health, mental illness, and provide stories from students like them. The Get Schooled Tour brings large video screens and high powered projectors to show the videos and live polling results.

Download a Get Schooled Tour PDF Deck Here – GetSchooledTour_deck_08072017

Cost

With the components and technology involved with the Get Schooled Tour there is a higher cost than a normal convocation fee. The event is currently provided at two different tiers of engagement to fit the budget of a community wanting to host the Get Schooled Tour:

-FULL VERSION- $5000 per school

  • live music
  • interactive polling
  • motivating video

+ for schools larger than 1000 students multiple assemblies are required at $3000 per extra event 

-MINI VERSION- $2000 per school

  • interactive polling
  • motivating video

*Travel costs, accommodations extra.

Download a pricing PDF here –Get Schooled Tour Information 2018.

Check out what Principals are saying here.

Interested in setting up a phone call or webinar to learn more? Contact us at info@getschooledtour.com.

2016/2017 Data

Below are statistics that we collected by polling students in Northeast Indiana during the 2016/2017 School Year.

The question asked to the students appears at the top and the number of students who responded is in red in the bottom right corner.


BULLYING, ABUSE


SELF HARM/ SUICIDAL IDEATION


DRUG/ALCOHOL USE



SEXTING


ANXIETY/DEPRESSION

 


SUPPORT SYSTEM