TELLURIDE ASSOCIATION INC

aka TA   |   Ithaca, NY   |  www.tellurideassociation.org

Mission

The mission of Telluride Association is to prepare and inspire promising students to lead and serve through free, transformative educational experiences rooted in critical thinking and democratic community.

Ruling year info

1951

Administrative Director

Ellen Baer

Main address

217 West Ave.

Ithaca, NY 14850 USA

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EIN

16-0870219

NTEE code info

Education N.E.C. (B99)

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Our programs

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Telluride Association Scholarships

* Cornell Branch of Telluride Association (CBTA): Approximately 30 intellectually-talented, and community-minded, Cornell University students are provided with renewable room and board scholarships in the pursuit of Telluride's mission.

* Michigan Branch of Telluride Association (MBTA): Similar to CBTA, 30 talented University of Michigan students receive renewable room and board scholarships in the pursuit of Telluride's mission.

* Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar (TASS): Each summer, forty-eight bright, motivated high school sophomores will participate in one of three challenging six-week college-level courses in African American studies and other fields at the University of Michigan and Indiana University. Telluride works with university faculty to create exciting courses designed to inspire young people. Telluride covers all the program costs, including tuition, books, room and board, field trips, and facilities fees.

* Telluride Association Summer Program (TASP): TASP is a six-week educational experience for high school juniors that offers challenges and rewards rarely encountered in secondary school or even college. Each program is designed to bring together young people from around the world who share a passion for learning. Students attend a seminar led by college and university faculty members and participate in many other educational and social activities outside the classroom.

Population(s) Served
Students

An independent residential scholarship house for approximately 25-30 undergraduate and graduate students and faculty guests at Cornell University. Cornell Branch emphasizes self-government, leadership development, and the formation of a vibrant intellectual community.

Population(s) Served
Students

An independent residential scholarship house for approximately 25-30 undergraduate and graduate students and faculty guests at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Michigan Branch emphasizes self-government, leadership development, public service, and the formation of a vibrant intellectual community.

Population(s) Served
Students

Free, six week intense college-level summer programs for high school sophomores focusing on some element of critical Black and ethnic studies. Programs are currently held at the University of Michigan and Cornell University.

Population(s) Served
Students

Offered since 1954, free, six week intense college-level summer programs for high school juniors focusing on the liberal arts. Programs are currently held at Cornell University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Maryland.

Population(s) Served
Students

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How we listen

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    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

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  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback

Financials

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TELLURIDE ASSOCIATION INC

Board of directors
as of 01/07/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Hammad Ahmed

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No