We provide a variety of programs and services: Homestay - Host Home and Boarding Programs Program Management Academic and Cultural Programs such as: Twinn Palms Institute ESL Program College Tours After School Tutoring Program Explore USA! College Preparation Experiential Weekday/Weekend Trips Host Family Support Student Support School Support
Yes, your student is to be fully engaged in school; including school-approved field trips. If the field trips are overnight or cross state lines, approval from their host parents, Homestay Coordinators, and natural parents. Students must notify and receive approval from their Homestay Coordinators at least four weeks prior to the scheduled field trip.
Among other requirements, Twinn Palms expects its host families to: Provide a safe, supportive, and loving home for the duration of your student’s stay Welcome your student into your family and encourage him/her to participate in all aspects of family life: meals, chores, transportation, engage in meaningful conversation Provide the love and understanding a young [...]
Yes, all required documentation has already been completed and filed before your student arrives. The host family will act as legal guardians over your student and will be responsible for him/her during the entire stay.
First and foremost all questions/concerns you have regarding your student will go through his/her host family. Since they are acting as legal guardians, they will be your main point of contact. A Homestay Coordinator will be assigned to your student throughout the duration of your student’s stay. Your Coordinator is required to submit monthly reports [...]
Our experience is that most issues that may arise are a result of miscommunication, unrealistic expectations, or cultural misunderstandings. The majority of the time these misunderstandings can be resolved with open communication and mediation between yourself, the host family, your student, and your Homestay Coordinator. If, after careful deliberation and mediation it is determined that [...]
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All students are required to sign and abide by the Twinn Palms Code of Conduct to abide by all program rules. If a student is having trouble abiding by the rules or struggling academically, first contact his/her host family. They will attempt to resolve any concern/issue with you. If that does not solve the situation [...]
Twinn Palms Homestay is a housing management service dedicated to providing comprehensive services to students, host families, schools, and overseas partners. Twinn Palms provides Homestay Coordinators to closely work with our host families to ensure that our students have an enjoyable and safe experience while in the United States. Our coordinators also recruit, manage, and [...]
Twinn Palms prides itself in providing our students with host families from a variety of backgrounds. We prefer our host families to be flexible, open-minded, aged 26 or older, and represent the diversity of the United States. Our families are of varied: economic, religious, racial, and financial backgrounds. Our most successful hosts are ones who [...]