Tuition and Additional Information for 2019


Commuter fee: Early Bird Fee (registered up to 5/15) $950 per week - After 5/15 the tuition rate is $975.

Boarding fee: There is an additional fee of $200 that includes a single-room dorm room and all meals starting with Sunday registration.

Registration is
NOT complete until registration information has been processed internally and payment has been received. An institute seat is NOT confirmed until the school or district has provided a purchase order (electronic copy) or payment in full. To guarantee registration pricing, payment in full or a Purchase Order (electronic copy) must be received by the Taft Educational Center office.

Please do not purchase non-refundable airline tickets until your workshop is confirmed.

Please do not assume that you are accepted into a workshop. If you do not receive an email from the TEC office in a reasonable amount of time, please call us to inquire on the status of your application.

Note: All registrations without payment or completed purchase orders will not be processed until they are complete.

Cancellation Policy

Workshop session participants who have registered by June 1 may receive a full tuition refund if they make a request in writing before June 1. All cancellations received on or after June 1 will be subject to a $250 cancellation fee.

If a cancellation request is made on or after June 1, TEC will accept a replacement participant from the same school.

No-shows" will be responsible for full tuition fee payment.

Participants in workshop sessions that are canceled by TEC for any reason receive full refunds.

College Board Scholarship Acceptance

If you have received a scholarship award from the College Board, please email your acceptance letter to Alison Oriente ( for processing.
Please note that the acceptance letter must be emailed in to complete the registration process.

If you have applied for the scholarship and have not heard back from the College Board and are concerned that the workshop will fill, please call Alison at 860 945-7837.

CEU and Optional Graduate Credits

Participants receive grades in all workshops and can earn 3 graduate credits per workshop week through our association with the University of Hartford.

An additional fee* is paid directly to the University of Hartford. The TEC provides the forms for your ease in applying to the University. Participants also earn up to 30 contact hours per workshop week, based on attendance.

* The fee has yet to be determined for 2019. The 2018 price was $145 per credit.