Welcome Letter From Our President
Dear "Transforming Lives Through H.O.P.E." Student:
My name is Elder John E. Mickel, founder and president of Transforming Lives Through Helping Others Prepare for Employment (TLT H.O.P.E.)
It is my pleasure to welcome each of you to TLT H.O.P.E. and my honor to take this opportunity to congratulate you on your acceptance to our TLT H.O.P.E. Program. More importantly, I welcome each of you to our TLT H.O.P.E. family. We look forward to meeting with you and for our staff to get to know you in an effort to understand what your specific goals and needs are during your eight-week session of classes.
With us, our student success is our first commitment. TLT H.O.P.E. mission statement highlights our promise to provide a warm and supportive environment in which you may gain high quality training, educational excellence and spiritual enlightenment.
Remember, our staff is here because we understand what it takes to make
a "positive impact and difference" in your life. Our TLT H.O.P.E. staff has over 150 years in education, personal life experiences and skills, wisdom and spiritual growth. We are a valuable resource in which you can draw upon for educational assistance, increased self esteem, economic empowerment and spiritual growth. "Your success is our success".
See you in class!
John E. Mickel, Jr.
Elder John E. Mickel, Jr.
Founder / President
Our Bible Verse
Isaiah 61:1 The spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord has anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of prison to them that are bound.
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Texas online Food Handler’s Certification Certificate administered by The American Safety Council. Donations allows us to purchase graduation caps and gowns for each student and San Antonio, TX “VIA” Bus Passes for students that do not have transportation. Donations are also used towards our major overhead expenses such as; monthly lease of facility ($1,500.00/mo, leaser’s insurance and utilities such as gas, electric, phone, WIFI service, water, sewage and trash collection.